A pleasant retreat set amidst the lush forested hills, Mt. Abu is a green oasis in the barren desertscape thats Rajasthan. Situated at the southern tip of the Aravali range the hill retreat owes its cool climate to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. The road leading to Mount Abu is a curved one characterized by arid region dotted with huge rocks in weird shapes and high velocity winds.

The only hill station in Rajasthan, Mount Abu is more than just a summer retreat. Its stunning array of exquisite Dilwara Jain Temples, dating back 11th- 13th centuries, make it a popular pilgrimage centre. ‘Abu’ according to a legend.stands for the son of Himalayan, deriving its name from Arbuada,the powerful serpent who rescued Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, from a chasm.



Area :
25 sq. km.
Altitude :
1219 mts.
Climate :
Mean Max. Mean Min.
Summer :
33.8° C 23.3° C
Winter :
28.3° C 11.6° C
Rainfall : 65-177 cms.
Best Season : Feb-June , Sept. Dec.
Clothing :

Summer : light tropical
Winter : light woollen
Languages : English, Hindi, Gujarati

An old painting of Mt. Abu