Mount Abu, a hill station in Rajasthan’s Sirohi district is home to many lakes and waterfalls. It is a part of the Aravalli mountain range and is a popular tourist destination. It attracts tourists throughout the year, especially during the summer festival in May and the winter festival in December. Its district headquarters, Sirohi, is 84 km away and Jaipur, its capital city, is located 510 km from here. Mount Abu, which lies on the Gujarat border, is a well connected tourist hub.
Places to Stay
There are budget hotels overlooking beautiful mountain ranges. Some of these hotels are Hotel Vinayak (Tariff – Rs.988) and Hotel Veena (Tariff – Rs.779).
The official languages spoken in this region are Rajasthani and Hindi.
The summer festival in May and the winter festival held in the first week of December are the two most important events of this hill station.
Places of Interest
There are numerous places of tourist attractions all around this area. Some of the important tourist attractions are Achalgarh Fort (9 km), Nakki Lake which includes a musical fountain and garden (1 km), Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary (34 km) and Guru Shikhar (15 km).
How to Get There
The nearest airport, Maharana Pratap Airport, is located 176 km away from Mount Abu.
Abu Road Railway Station, 27 km downhill, is the nearest railway station.
Mount Abu has many state-run and private buses that ply on this route. There are many private bus operators that offer tourist package trips to this region. Getting online bus ticket through Ticketgoose.com is one of the most convenient ways of booking your tickets.