One and only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu in the Sirohi District is one of the most popular retreats for travellers seeking solace. Reisiding elegantly amongst emerald expanses, Mount Abu is located at an elevation of around 1220 meters above sea level.
The hill station charms the vacationers with its pleasant and pristine climate. With a distinctive blend of the flavours of Rajasthan, Mount Abu has some of the best places to explore.
Sunset Point - Catch the most beautiful sunset and sunrise views from this place. The place seems unearthly where sun showers a heavenly radiance.
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary - Wildlife enthusiasts enjoy visiting the wildlife sanctuary here, sheltering an abundance of flora and fauna. The sanctuary houses a variety of species, including sambhar, langur, wild boar, bear, pangolin, common mongoose, jungle cat, wolf, etc.
Nakki Lake - Apart from holding mythological significance, the lake impresses visitors with some awe-inspiring sights. One can also find great trekking options near the lake.
Achalgarh Fort - The fort is another must visit attraction here. Built under the reign of the Paramara dynasty, it was made with the purpose to keep an eye on enemy movements. There is a famous Shiv temple, Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple and Mandakini Lake within the complex of fort.
Other attractions in Mount Abu are Abu road, Brahma Kumari World Spiritual University, Adhar Devi Temple, Guru Shikar and Trevor’s tank.
By Air - Dabok Airport, also known as Udaipur Airport is the nearest domestic airport to Mount Abu. Another option is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport at Ahmedabad (220 km away), which connects the place with some major global destinations like Dubai, Newark, Muscat and Singapore, among others.
By Train - Abu Road railway station (28 km away) links Mount Abu with major cities like New Delhi, Mumbai, Jaipur and Ahmedabad, among others. From the railway station, travellers can opt for state transport service or take a private taxi to reach Mount Abu.
By Road - Mount Abu is well linked to its prominent neighbouring cities like Jaipur (480 km), Udaipur (165 km) and Jaisalmer (442 km) through buses run by Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation (RSRTC).
Those driving on their own can take the well-maintained NH 76 and NH 79 routes to reach Mount Abu from Jaipur.