Mount Abu is popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthanstate in western India near the border with Gujarat. The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9km wide.Mount Abu 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 only km away. Mount Abu, 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 majestic ambiance and the diverse flora attract a lot of tourists to this beautiful hill station. Temples and ancient buildings of this place are the best examples of the rich tradition and culture of the state of Rajasthan.These buildings have carvings and paintings that are glorious in every sense of the imagination and tourists just seem to get enough of them.
Mount Abu is one of the most important Jain pilgrimages in the whole country with the Dilwara Jain temple as the highlight of Mount Abu tourism. Mount Abu is a very good place for both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.There are lush restaurants in the Market Area.
At Mount Abu there are many ice cream shops near Nakki Lake, they provide a wide variety of delicious ice creams. If you are in Mount Abu then these ice creams are must try.There are some Roadside Laaris who also serve tasty Food.You can have a good variety of Pans at the Pan Shops across the hill station.
This hill station with highest peak at an elevation of 5,650 feet remains pleasant throughout the year. The temperature during winter sometimes drops down to minus degrees. There are plenty of outdoor activities in Mount Abu including trekking, mountain climbing, and horse riding and so on....