Ahmedabad to Mount Abu by Road – Distance, Time and Useful Travel Information

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Why travel from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu?

The serene and lush hill station of Mount Abu is the greenest patch of Rajasthan and indeed the oasis of the desert state of Rajasthan. Often called the Shimla of Rajasthan, the refreshing mountain landscape and the 365 days of pleasant weather makes it a popular destination among travelers and nature lovers from all nearby cities and towns. If you are traveling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu, the best way to reach this idyllic destination is to do a road trip and experience the changing vibes.

When you book a cab from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu with Savaari, you get to avail of a completely customizable trip, that suits your budget and travel needs, thus turning a regular interstate drive into a memorable journey.

ahmedabad to mount abu by road

Travelling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu by car

The route from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu offers not only a change of scenery but also a shift in the cultural landscape. With a Savaari car rental from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu, you can experience the shifting landscape, the local vibes, and gradually move away from the urban environment of Ahmedabad to the green valleys of Aravalli Mountains.

Our customized tour packages from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu lets you make the most of this drive by making stopovers at places like Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Palanpur, Abu Road, and similar other destinations along the way, for a quick tour.

Ahmedabad to Mount Abu Roadtrip

Best Time To Visit 

Sitting on the hills of the Aravalli Mountains, Mount Abu weather is mostly pleasant throughout the year. Summers can be hot and dry, followed by rainy weather in the monsoons when the temperatures in the region drop slightly, making it cooler. Winters range from cold to chilly.

Considering everything, November to February is the best season to visit Mount Abu. You can also visit during or right after monsoon for a refreshing experience.

Popular Routes from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu

Route 1: Distance and Time taken from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu via Ahmedabad-Palanpur Highway/Ahmedabad-Patan Highway

This is the shortest and the best route to travel from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu. Despite tolls on the way, this is the fastest route because the Ahmedabad to Mount Abu traffic on this route is regular and you can avoid road closures. The distance between Mount Abu and Mount Abu on this route is somewhere around 230KM and takes roughly five hours. Always check live maps and instant traffic updates for the latest information on the road conditions from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu.

Here’s the basic route map from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu –

Ahmedabad — Chhatral — Nandasan — Bhandu — Sidhpur — Palanpur — Amirgadh — Abu Road — Mount Abu
Ahmedabad to Mount Abu via Ahmedabad-Palanpur Highway

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • Adalaj Stepwell, Adalaj – A historical site known for an ancient step-well spread across hundreds of steps and a huge land area, known for intricate stone carvings and local folk legends, good for a day tour.
  • Shankus Waterpark and Resort, Mehsana – A locally popular theme park with water slides, wave pool, lazy river, and more, good for a day trip with family and kids. 
  • Akesan Forest, Palanpur – A local man-made forest with a pond, offering a serene and verdant environment, good for a refreshing break.
  • Camel Rock, Abu Road, Talahati – A huge expanse of rocky hills shaped like the hump of a camel, and a local hotspot for day treks and views.
Adalaj Stepwell
Adalaj Stepwell

Places to eat along this route:

  • Bhookha Sher Fast food and Café, Chhatral – Small eatery serving fast food menu and beverages, good for quick stops, kid-friendly.
  • Prajapati Fast Food, Mehsana – Local eatery serving quick meals and fast food, good for quick breaks, kid friendly. 
  • Ami Dalbati – Local diner serving dalbati and other local specialties in a casual setting, good for families. 
  • Krishna Kathiyawadi, Amirgardh – Standard highway side eatery serving Kathiyawadi style food and other local specialties.
  • BS Green Family Restaurant, Talahati – Local family diner serving meal platters, and multi-cuisine vegetarian food in a casual setting.

Ahmedabad to Mount Abu Road Condition via route 1:

The road conditions from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu on route 1 are excellent. It is the fastest route with light traffic, despite some tolls on the way, but there are no road closures.

Route 2: Distance and Time taken from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu via Gandhinagar-Vijapur Road, Abu Road- Mount Abu Road

This is an alternative route for travelling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu. This route is a little longer and takes a little more time to travel than the previous route. This route also has tolls on the way. The distance from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu on this route is about 241KM and takes a little over five hours. Always use live maps to check for road closures or check for other traffic updates while traveling on highways.

Here’s the basic route map from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu along this route:

Ahmedabad — Gandhinagar — Vijapur — Himatnagar — Vadali — Ambaji — Abu Road — Mount Abu
Ahmedabad to Mount Abu via Gandhinagar-Vijapur Road

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route:

  • BAPS Akshardham Temple, Gandhinagar – Massive Hindu temple complex with elaborately carved sandstone façade, offers laser shows at night, stop by for a day tour or evening events.
  • Pinnacle Rock, Idar – A viewing point on a rocky hillock, offering great views of the surroundings, good for photo ops or sunset views. 
  • Kailash Hill Sunrise/Sunset Point, Ambaji – A hilly area with scenic viewing points, good for sunrise or sunset views or short treks. 
  • Satovan Garden, Madhav University – A landscaped garden within a university campus, good for photo ops or a short tour.
  • Camel Rock, Abu Road, Talahati – A huge expanse of rocky hills shaped like the hump of a camel, and a local hotspot for day treks and views.
Camel Rock
Camel Rock, Abu Road, Talahati

Places to eat along this route:

  • Khana Khajaana Restaurant, Gandhinagar – Multicuisine restaurant serving Indian and Chinese dishes in a casual setting, good for family and kids. 
  • Radhe Dalbati, Himatnagar – Local restaurant serving dalbati and other local specialties, in a landscaped garden setting, good for big groups, families. 
  • Gormeh Thaal, Ambaji – Casual diner serving thali meals and other local specialties, good for groups, families, kid-friendly. 
  • Srinath Restaurant, Abu Road – Local family restaurant serving vegetarian meals, in a casual setting, good for big groups, families.

Ahmedabad to Mount Abu Road Condition via route 2:

The road conditions on this route from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu is also quite good. But it is a much longer route than the previous one and can have some road closures, since it passes through remote areas.

Ahmedabad to Mount Abu Best Route

Both the above routes have interesting pit stops, including sightseeing and food options. So, both are good for traveling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu. However, if you want to reach Mount Abu faster, then Route 1 makes the best choice, since it is a shorter and faster route. But if you want to do more scenic detours and stop over for good food, then route 2 is a better option.

Other means of travelling from Ahmedabad to Mount Abu

By Train

There is no railway station within the city limits of Mount Abu. The nearest railway station to Mount Abu is Abu Road Station, about 53KM away. There are frequent trains from Ahmedabad to Abu Road, the fastest train is AHMEDABAD NEW DELHI RAJDHANI EXP (12957), which takes about 12 hours to reach Abu Road. From there, you have to take the local bus or rent a car to reach Mount Abu. So, the best way to reach Mount Abu from Ahmedabad is by road.

For all Mount Abu train booking, you can visit any online travel portal or check the Indian Railways website to get the best deals. For the latest and most accurate information on Mount Abu train timings, always check the timetables of IRCTC before you book. You can also directly hire a car rental in Ahmedabad to reach Rishikesh.

By Flight

There is no flight connectivity between Ahmedabad and Mount Abu. The nearest domestic airport is in Udaipur, 210 KM away. The best and the only way to travel to Mount Abu from Ahmedabad is to rent a car or book a cab in Ahmedabad to reach your destination.

Attractions in Mount Abu for Sightseeing

Surrounded by hills, forests, sparkling lakes, and abundant greenery, Mount Abu offers endless options for all kinds of outdoor adventures and sightseeing. 

Here are the most famous places in Mount Abu to explore – 

  • Dilwara Jain Temples – one of the most phenomenal Jain temples in the world. The 11th-century temple is known for its exquisite artistry of intricate carvings of marble and stone. 
  • Nakki Lake – an expansive, crystal-clear water body of the town. The largest man-made lake atop 1100 meters, this water body is the center of attraction of Mount Abu and a hotspot for boating and picnics.
  • Peace Park – a spiritual center with manicured gardens and ample nature. It is eight kilometers from the Brahma Kumaris base camp in Mount Abu and sits between Guru Shikhar and Achal Garh. 
  • Mount Abu Wildlife Santuary – a huge wildlife sanctuary in Mount Abu.  Home to hundreds of species of flora and fauna, the sanctuary is one of the best places to visit in Mount Abu in winter months. You can also see migratory birds in December.
  • Mount Abu sunset point – a popular sunset viewing point. It sits on the southwest end of the Nakki Lake and offers stunning views of the setting sun. 
  • Arbuda Devi Temple – One of the two most ancient and famous temples of the town, the ancient Arbuda temple sits in a cave and is famous for its Navratri festival celebrations.
  • Adhar Devi Temple – The second of the two most famous temples of Mount Abu, this religious site is a famous pilgrimage destination for locals. 
  • Gaumukh temple – a locally sacred temple dedicated to sage Vashisht. 
  • Om Shanti Bhavan and Gyan Sarovar Mount Abu – Om Shanti Bhavan is the international headquarters of Brahma Kumari Ashram while Gyan Sarovar, a few miles away is their spiritual retreat center. 
  • Guru Shikar – This is the highest peak of Mount Abu with panoramic views and historical temples on top and a popular trekking destination.

Hire a car rental in Mount Abu to visit these major tourist places.

Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Mount Abu

Like most hill towns, Mount Abu’s food fare is quite versatile. Although it is a popular pilgrimage site, and there is a vast number of purely vegetarian eateries, you will also find a host of non-vegetarian food and international cuisines scattered around the town’s restaurants. From North India to local Rajasthani food to continental dishes, here are some of the best places to eat in Mount Abu – 

  • Mulberry Tree, Main Road 
  • Jodhpur Bhojanalaya, opp Bank of Baroda 
  • The Grand Arbuda Restaurant, Arbuda Circle
  • Chacha Café, Nr.Chacha Museum, Main Market 
  • New Shere Punjab, near Bank of Baroda
  • Joji Bar Restaurant and Game Zone, Nakki Lake
  • Annapurna Restaurant Thali, Sani Gaon

Book a cab in Mount Abu to visit these major eateries.

Hotels and Resorts in Mount Abu

Hotel Name Address Phone Number
Hotel Hilltone Main Road, opp. Bus Stand, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 09414154888
WelcomHeritage Connaught House Mount Abu Connaught House, Rajendra Rd, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 02974238560
Hotel Gorbandh Mount Abu 1, Mohanpura, Main Road, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 09571211571
Chacha Inn The Garden Retreat Main Road, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 06376535203
Lake Inn opposite Vivekanand Park, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 02974235456

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