Simple beauty, delicately styled temples, incarnation of the natural beauty - Mount Abu is one of the renowned Jain pilgrimage locations in India and is the only hills station in the state of Rajasthan, India. Mount Abu, the oasis among the deserts in Rajasthan, is located a height of 1220 meters from sea level and is enclosing a serene and beautiful lake. It is placed at the pinnacle of a granite table peak on Aravalli ranges and is surrounded by thickly populated green forests. The cool and fragrant ambience with rich flora in Mount Abu attracts thousands of tourists every year.
Mount Abu, known as ‘Arbudaranya’ as per legendary stories, derives its name from a serpent god named Arbuda. It is believed that the serpent come down to this hill spot to save Nandi, bull of Lord Shiva. Mount Abu attracts archaeologists much due to the plenty of archaeological sites scattered in and around. Ancient Dilwara Jain temples with marvelous appearances are also tourist attractions in this grandeur nature’s beauty.
Mount Abu breasts many world class and imposing tourist facilities with many luxurious hotels and resorts. Mount Abu is a romantic destination for honeymoon vacations. It is estimated that more than three million tourists, domestic and foreign, visit this enchanting place every year and enjoying the body and mind soothing scenic beauty, marvelous flora and fauna.
Mount Abu, a hill retreat with cool and soothing climate, is favored as the most sought tourist spot in Rajasthan with serene atmosphere, challenging treks, breathtaking picnic locations and calm lake views. Exquisite natural points like sunset point and honeymoon points attract thousands of tourists to the lap of Mount Abu.
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While travelling to Mount Abu, there are plenty of travel options available. You can opt for any one of these travel options, depending on your preference. Mount Abu is a very famous tourist destination located in the state of Rajasthan. You can opt for one of the following travel options while visiting Mount Abu.
Government buses run throughout the state of Rajasthan and you can opt for these in case you are looking for cheap travel. Buses in Mount Abu are not all that comfortable, and bus fares will normally range around Rs 10 to 20 in the region.
Taxis will be available from the foothills and you can opt for one for charges of around Rs 200 to 300. This is a safe way to travel through the region.
You can either rent a motorcycle or bike, or take up the local government-run buses while traveling to Mount Abu. These are the two major modes of travel present in the region. You can also rent out a car or you can opt for a cab ride from one of the nearby cities like Jaipur
Renting out a bike or a motorcycle is the best option that you can go for while travelling to Mount Abu, as this way you can take in the sheer beauty of nature in the region and can also travel comfortably to any location you want at your own leisure. Renting out a bike will cost you around Rs 250 to 400.
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