Mount Abu: A Lonely Hill Station
People call Mount Abu as “An Oasis in Desert” and they call it right. After all, it is only hill station of the state, which offers them a cooler atmosphere and relief from the scorching heat of Rajasthan. During the summers, when temperature of Rajasthan reaches up to 50 degree Celsius or even more; at that time, this hill station serves them breezy air to inhale and a pleasant weather to chill out.
Mount Abu is one of the most favourite weekends gate away for the people of Rajasthan and Gujarat, which offers soothing and salubrious environment for its visitors. There are number of scenic and magnificent places to explore in the town, which are known for their beauty.
Best Time to Visit:
Pleasant weather of Mount Abu welcomes the travellers all across the year. Here, temperature varies from 10 to 35 degree Celsius; hence, you can come here any time of the year.
Places to Explore at Mount Abu:
Mount Abu is a popular destination for natural and religious sightseeing. At there, you can visit many magnificent attractions like:
• Dilwara Jain Temple
• Sunrise Palace
• Achalgarh Palace
• Luna Vashi Temple
• Nakki Lake
• Shri RaghunathJi Temple
• Honeymoon Point
• Sunset Point
• Adhar Devi Temple
• Gaumukh Temple, etc.
How to Reach Mount Abu:
All of three mediums make trip to Mount Abu a viable one.
By Road: The hill station is properly connected with adjoining cities by road. There are number of public and private buses to reach Mount Abu.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Mount Abu is Mount Abu Railway Station at the distance of approx. 27 Kilometres. There are number of weekly and regular trains from the cities like, Delhi, Ahmadabad and Mumbai.
By Air: The closest domestic airport to Mount Abu is Udaipur Airport at the distance of approx. 185 Kilometres while, the nearest international airport is Ahmadabad International Airport at the approximate distance of 221 Kilometres. There are more and regular flights for Ahmadabad Airport than Udaipur From the airport, you can take private taxi to reach Mount Abu.