Add Mount Abu to your post-pandemic travel itinerary for a quick getaway from Jaipur's din

Witness the enchanting desert sunset when at Mount Abu!

While the state of Rajasthan is the centre of royal palaces, unique museums and deep cultural heritage, the hill station of Mount Abu amid the stretches of Thar, boasts of a strikingly different experience. Located 495 km away from the bustles of Jaipur city, this hill station is a getaway therapy that introduces you to beautiful hills, lakes and gardens which you could have never placed in the desert setting. A super-hit among tourists, you need to add this place to your post-pandemic travel itinerary now!

The Abu oasis amidst the Desert State

The perfect summer destination, the hamlet of Mount Abu is located about 1220-m above mean sea level, beating the oppressive Rajasthan heat. Popularly known as the 'Shimla of Rajasthan', this place is a storehouse of rare natural scapes, blooming as a dreamy oasis of the desert.

This place offers a whole host of attraction and activities that can spruce up your weekend, almost instantly. This place has something for every traveller, be it the picturesque calm of legendary Nakki Lake or the adventures at the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary.

One can also opt to trace the glorious history and epics associated with the hill station through the walls of Achalgarh Fort and the Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple. Besides that, travellers can dwell deeper to marvel at the architectural intricacies of Dilwara Temples or hike to the very popular Sunset View Point, to bask in the natural flourish of sunsets and sunrises!

How to reach Mount Abu?

Mount Abu is a well-connected place and travellers can reach this spell-binding tourist magnet via the commute of their choice. This convenience is another reason why tourists love to flock to this place all year long! For those who prefer air -travel, you can fly up to the nearest airport at Udaipur, which is around 178 km away from Abu. From this point, you can hop onto a cab to reach your destination and call it a road trip!

Mount Abu also has its own railway station, which is located around 28 km away from the main city. You can easily hire a cab from here and reach your preferred spot.

The most preferred route to Mount Abu among travellers, is by road. A drive through the desert stretches makes one appreciate the cooling tranquillity of the destination, all the more. It takes about 7 and half hours to reach here from the Pink City via roadways. There are two routes to reach here, the first one is via Ajmer and Pali and the second one, takes you via Deoli and Udaipur! One can pick the scenic or the shorter route as per their travel plans! Now, if that's not a tailor-made vacation, then what is?!

Knock Knock

With the current COVID restrictions, the urge for a change of scenery has scaled more than ever. A weekend trip to Mount Abu after the pandemic just might be the change you need, to shake off the lockdown blues! Until then, plan that perfect getaway trip with your family and friends and follow Knocksense Jaipur on Instagram for more suggestions and updates.

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