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Mount Abu is the only hill station of Rajasthan had lot of responsibilities and expectations to fulfill, and it wouldn’t be wrong in saying that it has never sent any tourist unsatisfied with the beauty, culture and traditions of the city. It lies in Aravalli Range in the Sirohi District of the state. This hill station has so much to offer to its tourists like the amazing rivers, waterfalls, lakes and forests which can all be seen at the heights of the hills. It is known as ‘An Oasis of the Desert’ because of the resplendent beauty amidst the deserts all around. The Winter Festival of the city is the highlight as it is one of the most popular festivals happening in the state full of joy and frolic to give people of Mount Abu some moments of fun.

Mount Abu was formerly known as Arbudaanchal and then ‘Abu’ was taken from the name to combine with Mount.

Places to visit in Mt. Abu

Dilwara Temples

The Dilwara Temples are located at a distance of around 3 km from Mt.Abu. Built by Vastupal and Tejpal which is between 11th and 13th centuries AD this place is surrounded by lush greenery and is located on a height above the surrounding areas.

Mt. Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

The Mount Abu is a very beautiful hill station which is endowed with a wide variety of flora and fauna and is situated in the land of the deserts. The mystifying and the beautiful city is a sacred pilgrimage spot for many.

Guru Shikar

The Guru Shikhar is one of the highest peaks which is situated in the Aravali range with an altitude of around 1,722 m which is above the sea level. For the adventure seekers as well as the people who would like to have some insane level fun, this place is a must visit.  

Things to do in Mt. Abu

Arbuda Devi Temple

This temple is quite a famous temple located in Mt. Abu. This place is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located on a peak of the Aravalis. This place witnesses a very large number of devotees on an annual basis.

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Achalgarh Village

The Achalgarh village is one of the most picturesque villages which is situated in Mt.Abu. This place is famous for some places like Achalgarh fort and the Achleshwar temple. Moreover, this place is also situated at the very top of the mountain peak.

Trevors Tank

The Trevors tank is situated at a distance of 5 km. This place is just the right spot for nature lovers. And the name of this place is the same as of its engineer. This place now is a picnic spot and is quite popular among the tourists as well as the locals.

Events and festivals in & around Mt. Abu

Bundi Festival

The Bundi festival is basically a three-day celebration of the cultural richness of the town of Bundi. This festival falls in the month of November-December. It is one of the most interesting festivals of which you can be a part of. The next Bundi Utsav is to be celebrated from 6th of November to 8th November 2019. Read More..

Pushkar Festival

The Pushkar Fair or as it is also called Pushkar Camel Fair is basically an annual day multi-livestock festival which is out and out amazing for the people to experience in all its zenith. Read More..

The Desert Festival

The Jaisalmer Festival is basically an annual event which takes place in the month of February in this amazing city. This festival is held in the Hindu month of Magh which is three days before the full moon. Read More..

Best time to visit Mt. Abu

The peak season regarding travel and tourism is from the months of November to June. So, if you are planning to visit Mt. Abu then you should consider this timeline for travelling around.

How to reach Mt. Abu?

By Air - Travelling to Mt.Abu via Udaipur airport would be quite convenient for you as there are direct daily flights which are from Delhi and Mumbai are available till Udaipur.

By Road -  The overall connectivity via road is quite good. There are many buses which travel to Mt.Abu from a regular interval of time. And depending upon your budget you can either take an AC, deluxe or a semi-deluxe bus.

By Train - The overall connectivity via rail network is quite good. So, if you are planning to visit Mt.Abu via train then it would be a convenient experience for you.

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