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Dreamers in the Caves (Mumbai to Mount Abu)

At a distance of 745 km from Mumbai, Mount Abu is situated.

The nearest airport to Mount Abu is Maharana Pratap Airport at Udaipur, which is at a distance of 210 km. The nearest railway station to Mount Abu is at a distance of 32 km. 

The roadway will take about 15 hours to cover the trip while going. It will take you about 2 days if you choose to sleep at night. 

It will take 5 and half hours to reach Surat, where you can plan to stay. After leaving Surat, it takes about 8 hours to reach Mount Abu. 


You can start with the beautiful sightseeing of the hill station. Every single piece of the place symbolizes the culture and history behind it. Tourists explore the vistas of Nakki Lake. It is located in the middle of Mount Abu.  The lake is also known as Nakki jheel. On the bank of the Lake, you can have a variety of boats like paddle boats, rowboats, and shikhara. You can enjoy the sail for about 30 minutes to 1 hour. Sailers start the service from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Tourists also enjoy zorbing and horse riding near the bank of the Lake. 


From Nakki Lake at a distance of 3 Km, there is a must-visit, photogenic place, where you can enjoy watching the sunset. It will take approx 10 minutes from Nakki Lake to visit the spot by two-wheelers. Tourists are allowed to visit anytime but if someone is visiting for a sunset view they must have an idea of the time. 

One should leave Nakki Lake half an hour before the sunsets. If you will have ample time enjoyment level increases. The place is picturesque and after sunset one struggles to click a good picture. If you choose to go on foot it is advised to wear proper footwear because the route involves hilly trails, zigzag roads, and flights of stairs. 


Without trekking visiting mountains is incomplete. Guru Shikhar, the highest peak of Aravalli is the perfect point for trekking as well as for beautiful sightseeing of the surrounding. The distance between Mount Abu and Aravalli is 15 km. Tourists also like to visit Guru Dattatreya temple while passing the road. Tourists and visitors are allowed from 9 am to 5 pm to visit Guru Shikhar for trekking or other adventure activities.


Tourists also enjoy camping on Mount Abu. Flat camping grounds are available for putting tents and other needy equipment. Tourists are allowed to stay and camp there for overnights. 


Where Guru Shikhar is known for trekking, Bailey’s Walk is famous for hiking. It is known as one of the best things to do on Mount Abu. Tourists are advised to visit from dawn to dusk. 


Because trekking is not always possible for old people and kids, Mount Abu also has a wildlife sanctuary where people from all groups can enjoy themselves together. One can spot a variety of flora and fauna in Mount Abu wildlife sanctuary. More than 250 species like leopards, jungle cat, sloth bear, jackal, hyena, wolves, sambhar and wild boar, and grey jungle fowl, which is nearly extinct, can be found there. The Mount Abu wildlife sanctuary opens from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm every day. 

If you are a wildlife enthusiast, here is another point where you can enjoy watching the World of fauna. Travers Tank is famous for large crocodiles, fishes, and birds.  Travers Tank is located on Guru Shikhar road. The entire place is surrounded by forests and rocks. There is an entry fee of Rs. 30 per person and you are allowed to visit Travers Tank between 9 am to 5 pm. 



Mount Abu is a perfect place to do all the adventure in one spot. Tourists also enjoy spelunking or adventure caving. Champa Cave is the most popular among visitors. People also enjoy caving in Limdi Kothi Cave. The place is picturesque and it will last forever in your memories. 


Toad Rock is another famous attraction to people. As the name suggests, there is a large rock in the shape of a toad. The size and shape attract people as well as the verdant surroundings.


Another spot is Dhrudhiya Waterfall, which is not only an attraction but a way of relaxing. 

The fall showers chilled milky white water. Dhrudhiya Waterfall is situated in a dense forest. One who wants to disconnect from the world can take a trip to Dhrudhiya Waterfall. You are allowed to visit the fall anytime but for self precautions, it is advised not to visit after sunset. As it is surrounded by dense forests you might get lost inside the forest. 


Mount Abu is an evergreen place. One can plan a trip for it throughout the year.

From April to June, summer starts. 

After visiting Mount Abu there's a list you can explore. The temperature ranges between 23 to 33 degrees Celsius. If you want to enjoy the rain, you should visit between July to October. Mount Abu welcomes winter from November to February. It is said to be the best period to visit Mount Abu. The temperature fluctuates between 12 to 30 degrees Celsius.


After doing a lot of tracking hiking and camping one gets tired and there are so many attractive places on Mount Abu, that one should not waste the trip by not visiting other attractions. You can also enjoy other places which are a little far from Mount Abu without any struggle. Ridobiko solution private limited is a company that provides you the facility of renting a bike. You just need to visit the official website of the company or you may also contact them through the number 9971770131 and rent any bike of your choice. There's a 100% secure transaction. You can even earn points on each of your successful transactions. There is also an easy cancellation process. If you enjoyed trekking and hiking don't forget to enjoy the ride also.


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