Best Tourist Season (March – June & September – March)
Airport: Nearest Airport is Udaipur 243 km.
Railway: Abu Road, just 29 km, is the closest railhead linked with Ahmedabad, Delhi, Jaipur and Jodhpur
Road: Ajmer 275 km, Ahmedabad 220 km, Devgarh 240 km, Jaipur 495 km, Jodhpur 264 km, Kumbhalgarh 240 km, Ranakpur 181 km, Rohet 214 km, Sardarsamand 220 km, Udaipur 225 km
Mount Abu – the highest peak in the Aravali Range of Rajasthan State. Located in Sirohi District. Surrounded by forests rich in flora and fauna, the town appears as an oasis in the desert.
Abu, according to legend, stands for the son of Himalaya, deriving its name from Arbuda, the powerful serpent who rescued Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, from a chasm.
Mount Abu located at 28.01° N 73.19 ° E
Average elevation 1219 mtrs
Mount Abu is 25 sq km
Summer maximum of 34°C and minimum 23°C
Winters maximum 28°C and minimum 12°C
Railfall 153-177 cm
Population 22,045 (as of 2001 India census)
Mount Abu has an average literacy rate of 67%, higher than the national average of 59.5%.
Male literacy is 77%, and female literacy is 55%.
In Mount Abu, 14% of the population is under 6 years of age.
Sightseeing in Mount Abu
Dilwara Jain Temples
Adhar Devi Temple
Shri Raghunathji Temple
Gardens and Parks
Museum and Art Gellery