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About Mount Abu

 

Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat. The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9 km wide. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar at 1,722 m (5,650 ft) above sea level. It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Nearest Railway station is Abu Road Railway station which is 27 km away.
Mount Abu town, the only hill station in Rajasthan, is located at an elevation of 1,220 m (4,003 ft). It has been a popular retreat from the heat of Rajasthan and neighbouring Gujarat for centuries.

The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1960 and covers 290 km² of the mountain.
The mountain is also home to several Hindu temples, including the Adhar Devi Temple (also known as Arbuda Devi Temple), carved out of solid rock; the Shri Raghunathji Temple

Eating Out  
 

Mount Abu is adorned with several restaurants that promise a delightful dining experience for you. The menu at these restaurants range from scrumptious and elaborate meal to ready-to-serve food, guaranteed to win your taste buds and heart. So just step in and embark upon a culinary voyage:


    Arbuda

This contemporary restaurant is a haven for you if you are a true foodie. It calls for a wonderful time with your loved ones over great food and refreshing juices in a nice and decent setting. The open terrace hangout has authentic Punjabi, South Indian and Gujarati cuisines on its menu. You can also drop in for an early Continental breakfast at this peppy restaurant.

 

 

 
Shoping  
 

Shopping is another attraction at Mount Abu. 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 from the shops around Nakki Lake. Kota saris, bangles and linen with Sanganeri prints, light weight Jaipury quilt are also available. For Rajasthani Handicrafts there is Rajasthali, Rajasthan Government Handicrafts Emporium and Khadi Bhandar, also there are metal, stone, wooden and clothing handicrafts shops like Fair Price Rajasthan Emporium, Piccadilly Plaza, Chacha Museum, Kashmir Cottage Emporium, M/S Bansilal Bhurmal (famous Jaipuri Quilts -light Weigth ).

Mount Abu boasts of a Treasure Trove in the form of all its shops and emporiums to make very sedate an incorrigible oniomanic Indeed, it is shoppers delight, both for b

 
Travellerz in & out  
 
By Air Mount Abu is Maharana Pratap Udaipur Airport, Dabok (Udaipur) 207-km
   
By Train By Train The nearest railway station is Abu Road (29-km) situated on Mumbai-Ahmedabad -Ajmer-Jaipur-Delhi route.
   
By Road Ahmedabad is 222-km via Palanpur.
   
   
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