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Introduction

Mount Abu is the highest region in the Aravalli Range of Rajasthan state in western India. Mt. Abu is a green oasis in the barren desertscape that's Rajasthan. Situated at the southern tip of the Aravali range the hill retreat owes its cool climate to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks in weird shapes and high velocity winds.

Area 328 sq km
Altitude 1219 m above sea level
Temperature Summer-Min.-23.0C,Max.-38.0 C Winter,Min.-10.0C,Max.-28.0C
Language English, Hindi
STD Code 02974
Rainfall 70 cm average yearly
Best Time to Visit March - June and Sept - December

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How to get there

  1. Air :-The nearest airport to Mount Abu is Maharana Pratap Udaipur Airport, Dabok (Udaipur) 207-km.
  2. Rail:-The nearest railway station is Abu Road (29-km) situated on Mumbai-Ahmedabad -Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi route.
  3. Road:- Regular buses connect Mount Abu with Abu Road, Achalgarh, Ahmedabad, Ranakpur, Ahmedabad, Udaipur, Jaipur and other cities.

Places to Visit

Gaumukh Temple Dilwara Jain Temple Sunset Point Honeymoon Point
Nakki Lake Museum and Art Gallery Adhar Devi Temple  

Excursion

Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary Trevor's Tank Achalgarh Fort Guru Shikhar

Shopping

Mount Abu has market having variety of shops with variety of rajasthani and gujrati articles from handicrafts of different categories, textile, Jewellery articles, wooden, marble and metal, Rajasthani paintings, Leather articles and stone crafts etc. Carved in marble, sandalwood and sandstone can be bought.

Accommodation

Hotel Hillock Mount Cama Rajputana Connaught House The Palace Hotel
PalanPur Palace Hotel Hiltone Hotel Kishangarh House