Swagat Tours & Travels invites and welcomes you to tours to Mount Abu, one of the Mount Abu, Mount Abu Travel Guidemost worth visiting cities in India as a part of tours to Rajasthan. To make your Mount Abu tour more convenient, we provide you a comprehensive City Guide of Mount Abu and City Guide of Rajasthan. Information on Mount Abu Travel Guide provided by us surely will be very useful to you.

Mount Abu Fast Facts :

  • District : Sirohi
  • Also Known as : The Only Hill Station of Rajasthan
  • Location : Situated in South West of Rajasthan, India
  • Distance : Udaipur (185 km), Ahmedabad (220 km), Jodhpur (264 km), Devigarh (240 km), Ajmer (375 km), Jaipur (495 km), Kumbhalgarh (240 km), Ranakpur (182 km).
  • Area : 75.5 sq km
  • Population : 18,000 (approximately)
  • Climate : Pleasant
  • Languages : Hindi, Rajasthani, and English
  • Major Attractions : Dilwara Jain Temples, Gaumukh Temple, Nakki Lake, Mansarovar Lake, Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Sun Set Point, Honeymoon Point, Museum & Art Gallery, Adhar Devi Temple, Shri Raghunathji Temple, Gardens and Parks, Temple of Vimal Sah, Temple of Vastupala & Tejapala, Om Shanti Bhawan Or Universal Peace Hall
  • Fairs & Festivals : Summer Festival, Mahavira Jayanti
  • Best Time to Visit : all through the year, especially during summer.

Mount Abu Information
If you think, entire Rajasthan has extreme hot climate, become a part of Mount Abu tours, Mount Abu – the only hill station of Rajasthan, India will prove you wrong. Mount Abu has cool and pleasant climate all round the year. Rich flora, scenic beauty and picture perfect landscapes make Mount Abu a perfect holiday spot in India. Be a part of Mount Abu tour and enjoy the real fascination of Rajasthan Tourism.

Located at height of 12,000 metre above sea level, Mount Abu is breathtaking hill station & green oasis in the desert land of Rajasthan, India. It plays a major role in the boom of Tourism in Rajasthan. The only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu enjoys cool climate all through the year and it is one of the major destinations of Rajasthan tours. It is situated at the southern tip of the Aravli range. During your Mount Abu tour you will have a glorious opportunity to see exceptional natural beauty & flora, stunning array of Mount Abu temples, Dilwara Jain Temples – dating back 11th – 13th centuries, some elegant old palaces, and lovely lakes, such as Nakki Lake – a famous picnic spot. According to legends, Nakki Lake was created by the Gods with their nails. If you want to completely know about Rajasthan Tourism you must be a part of tours to Mount Abu. One cannot imagine complete Rajasthan tours without having a travel in Mount Abu.

Having exceptional natural beauty hill town of Mount Abu is also known forits historical and religious significance. Previously it was a part of Chauhan Empire. Later it was leased to British. During British period in India it was the one of the most admired summer retreat of British. British came here to escape from dusty and blazing heat of plains. In ancient times the holy town of Mount Abu was also dwelling of several sages and saints. The town of Mount Abu is associated with Vedic sage Vashishtha Muni. The Ashram of Vashishtha Muni is located on this hill. It is believed that all the 330 million gods and goddess of Hindu used to visit this sacred mount town of Mount Abu. The spiritual leader of Jains, Lord Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara, visited the holly town of Mount Abu and blessed it. Popular as a beautiful hill station, the hilly town of Mount Abu is popular religious spot of India for both Jains and Hindus. The city is equally revered by both Hindus as well as Jains.

Mount Abu is also known for its fairs and festivals. Summer Festival and Mahavira Jayanti are two major festivals of Mount Abu which are celebrated in all over in Mount Abu with great zeal and zest. During your tours to Mount Abu you will also have to opportunity to visit Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary. If you want to enjoy real fascination of tourism in Rajasthan, India, travel in Mount Abu with Swagat Tours & Travels. You are invited and welcome to Mount Abu. Come and be a part of Mount Abu tour as a part of Rajasthan tours to explore the land of many attractions. Be sure that your tours to Mount Abu will never fail to impress you in its charismatic attractions.

Some Major Attractions in Mount Abu

Dilwara Jain Temples : The most major attractions of Mount Abu tour are Dilwara Jain Temples – the magical poems marble. Mount Abu Rajasthan Hill Station, Mount Abu Tour PackagesDating back to 11th and 13th centuries, these temples are sheer elegance and architectural marvels in white marble. Surely, exploring the Dilwara Jain Temples will be mesmerizing experience. Dilwara Jain Temples are dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras.

Nakki Lake : Another major attraction of Mount Abu tour is Nakki Lake – the Love Lake of the virgin teenager and the aging sage Balam Rasia. Located in the heart of the town Nakki Lake is peaceful lake and popular picnic spot. Nakki Lake enjoys exceptional scenic beauty. According to legend this beautiful lake was carved out by gods with their Nakh (Nails).

Gaumukh Temple : Among various worth visiting attractions of Mount Abu, Gaumukh Temple has its own importance. It is situated at the very short distance of 2 km from Mount Abu where famous Vedic Sage Vashistha Muni performed the great fire sacrifice. It is also known as Vashistha Ashram. The temple houses the images of Vashistha, Lord Rama and Lord Krishna. There is a water spring here which flows through the mouth of a marble cow statue and prove the name of temple as Gaumukh Temple. The spring is considered as very sacred among Hindus.

Honeymoon Point : Also known as Andra Point, Honeymoon point offers a panoramic vista of the lush green valley and plains. On account of its exceptional beauty, this area is very popular among honeymooners. If you are honeymooners and want to enjoy its real beauty, stay there till sunset and get sank in its romantic ambience with your life partner. Surely it will be a mesmerizing experience of your life time.

Sunset Point : Not only Honeymoon Point, but also Sunset Point is very popular among honeymooners and offers romantic vista of Sunset. Mesmerizing vista of crimson flush of sunset kissing the verdant plains on the horizon is absolutely an incomparable experience.

Other Attractions : Apart from above mentioned attractions there are many more to see and do in Mount Abu. Some other attractions of Mount Abu are Adhar Devi Temple, Shri Raghunathji Temple, Raj Bhawan Museum & Gallery, Guru Sikhar, Achalgarh Fort, beautiful gardens & parks, Trevor’s Tank, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Shopping, and Neminath Temple.

While you are traveling in Mount Abu, don’t miss to enjoy excursions trips here. Some worth visiting are Trevor’s Tank located at the distance of 5 km, Achalgarh Fort located at the distance of 8 km and Guru Shikhar at the distance of 15 km.

How to reach Mount Abu
By Air : Nearest Airport is in Udaipur (185 km). From here taxis and buses are easily available for Mount Abu.
By Rail : Mount Abu Road Railway station is well linked with the cities like Delhi, Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur.
By Road : Mount Abu is well-connected with Ahmedabad, Jodhpur, Jaipur, and Udaipur.

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