Ahmedabad to Mount Abu

Travelling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu -

 By Bus: There are numerous government and private Ahmedabad to Mount Abu buses. There are bus transport services provided by both Gujarat State Transport Corporation and Rajasthan State Public Transport Corporation. The duration of the journey is approximately six and a half hours. This is a great way to cover the Ahmedabad to Mount Abu distance.

By Train: Abu Road is the main railway station of Mount Abu. There are daily trains from Ahmedabad Junction to Mount Abu. Take Ahmedabad to Mount Abu trains for a convenient option.  The duration of the journey is four and a half hours. Ahmedabad to Mount Abu train timings are between 5 in the morning till 9.30 at night. The distance from Ahmedabad and Mount Abu is approximately 225 km.

By Flight: There are no Ahmedabad to Mount Abu flights. Located at a distance of 180 km, the closest airport to Mount Abu is in Udaipur. Ahmedabad to Mount Abu flight is not the best option to consider. Travel to Mount Abu from Ahmedabad to have a good holiday. If you’re stuck on the question of how to reach Mount Abu from Ahmedabad, by road is a good option.

 By Car/Cab: One can also opt to travel from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu by car. Hire a cab or rent a taxi and drive down to Mount Abu. The time taken to cover the distance is around 4 hours. There are many ATMs, restaurants and petrol pumps on the way.

Mount Abu – A Hilltop Retreat

Set amidst the Aravalli Range, Mount Abu is a popular hill retreat in Rajasthan. It is the highest peak in the Aravalli Ranges and the only hill station in Rajasthan. The earlier residents of Mount Abu were Gurjars. In Hindu mythology it is believed that Saint Vashishtha performed his final recites at Mount Abu.

Things to do

Sightseeing in Mount Abu begins with the Dilwara group of temples, dedicated to the Jain Trithankaras. The sunset point is also major tourist attraction of Mount Abu. Located amid the lush forest of the Aravalli range, it offers a splendid view of the entire region. From sunset point, tourists can walk to another spot called the Baylay’s Walk. Located in the backdrop of the Aravalli Range, Nakki Lake is a major tourist spot of Mount Abu. It is the only artificial lake in India that lies at an altitude of 1200 metres. Tourists visiting the place can engage in rock climbing or boat riding and enjoy the pleasant weather.

Accommodation

Since Mount Abu is an important tourist destination, there are many options for accommodation. Hotels in Mount Abu range from luxury resorts to budget hotels with all modern amenities, finding accommodation in Mount Abu is easy. Although winter is the peak season for tourists, it is also frequented during summer owing to its pleasant climate. Since the place is always swarming with tourists and pilgrims, one must book early to get good hotels.


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Heena Gokal

Heena,
Tourist
25 Reviews | 1 View

Scenic drive

Feb 27, 2016
Mode of Transport: Taxi

We were a family of 3 driving from Ahmedabad to Ambaji first to do darshan of Maa Amba before proceeding to beautiful Mount Abu in Rajasthan. The drive was smooth and easy with several petrol pumps along the way. You could choose to stop at a variety of hotels along the way for scrumptious meals. The air is clean and fresh. The drive is beautiful. The road uphill is windy and can make one nauseous so just be prepared for that. It is best to drive up or down the mountain during daylight as it is poorly lit and very windy. Lots of monkeys are seen along the way but it is illegal to feed them so be warned. The road is two ways and could take up to 30 minutes to climb. Have some nice music playing in the background to set the scene and once you are on top of Mount Abu just enjoy the crisp air and natural beauty all around.

    • Car Type:
    • Hatchback
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Accomodation
    • Food/Dhabas
    • Clear Signages
    • Route Taken:
    • Mahesana - Visnagar - Ambaji Hwy
Mylife Myrules

Mylife,
Tourist
2 Reviews | 3 Views

A good journey

Feb 25, 2016
Mode of Transport: Bus

In bus I enjoyed my journey and it is very comfortable for all of us and their behaviour was also good with passengers and willingful. I Suggest every people to go for your tour with sri sai travels and their services was also good for people and people enjoy their journey.

    • Bus Type:
    • A/C
    • This bus has:
    • TV/Entertainment
    • Comfortable seats
    • Blanket
    • Pillow
    • Water Bottle
Pragnesh Patel

Pragnesh, Baroda,
Tourist
1 Review

Bad journey

Jan 24, 2016
Mode of Transport: Bus

This bus is very poor in quality and pickup time is very bad from station. There was noise from bus window. I decided I will not use Shrinath Travels again. No facilities like water and pillow, charging point. Also no any entertainment.

    • Bus Type:
    • Non-AC
    • This bus has:
    • Newspaper
Manohar Tahilramani

Manohar, Mount Abu,
Scout
2 Reviews

An enjoyable ride

Dec 22, 2015
Mode of Transport: Car

It is beautiful hill station and very cool place. Enjoyed very much.

Travelled by car to Mt. Abu via Mehsana- Palanpur. Had lunch at Mehsana water park. Had tea at palanpur. And reached abu road around 5 pm. Started claiming Mt Abu hills and enjoyed driving and lush green surroundings and panoramic mountains.

Reached hotel blue valley around 6 pm. It is cool palace and feel like farm house.

    • Car Type:
    • SUV
    • This route has:
    • Petrol pumps
    • Accomodation
    • Food/Dhabas
    • Route Taken:
    • Gujarat State Hwy 41
Sneha Rathod

Sneha, Mumbai,
Explorer
7 Reviews | 3 Views

Good journey

Dec 2, 2015
Mode of Transport: Bus

We took the bus at 10.30 in the Night. So, we slept most of the travel. Ours was a sitting ticket. The driver was good, there is lots of Ghat travel. We reached around 6 in the morning. The Bus wallas did not give anything like blanket, tv, water. You need to carry everything on your own. Please make sure you ask for everything you might need/expect to get during the travel before booking for they provide nothing except the bus :D.

    • Bus Type:
    • A/C
    • This bus has:
    • Comfortable seats

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