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

One of the largest, and the most prominent cities of the state, Ahmedabad holds a lot more treasure than what meets the eyes. A major industrial, cultural, educational, and economic hub of the state and the region, the city will always make you stay on your toes for colourful experiences and fun adventures.

Table of Content

  1. Why travel from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad?
  2. Travelling from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad by Car
  3. Best time to take a road trip from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad by car
  4. How to Reach Ahmedabad By Train
  5. How to Reach Ahmedabad By Flight
  6. Places to eat along this route
  7. Attractions in Ahmedabad for Sightseeing
  8. Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Ahmedabad
  9. Hotels and Resorts – Accommodation in Ahmedabad

Why travel from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad?

Ahmedabad is the largest city in Gujarat. It sits on the banks of the Sabarmati River, about 25 KM from Gandhinagar, the state capital, and also Ahmedabad’s twin city. A hub of art, culture, cuisine, nature hotspots and historical landmarks, the city of Ahmedabad is a popular destination among all kinds of travellers. When you take a road trip from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad, you can enhance your experience by enjoying everything that lies on the way. With a Savaari, you can turn your drive into a fun-filled journey and also customize the trip to your liking, travel time, and budget.

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad

Travelling from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad by car

The route from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad offers not only a change of scenery but also a shift in the cultural landscape. With a Savaari car rental from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad, you can experience the shifting landscape, the local vibes, vibrant culture, beach locales, and exotic natural bounties. With our completely customizable Mount Abu to Ahmedabad trip packages, you can stop at any of these places and do a quick sightseeing. Let us help you discover the best routes to travel from Manali by Chandigarh by car.

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad by car

Best Time To Visit 

Being landlocked and around the Kutch region, the city experiences an arid climate. So, the weather is dry with very little humidity most times of the year. Summers can be extremely harsh with temperatures rising to the high 30s (Celsius), while winters, although very chilly, can be pleasant for exploring. The best time to visit the city is between October and March. The monsoon is also a good time, with the rain reducing the heat and creating a much greener surrounding.

Popular Routes from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad 

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

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

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

Mount Abu– Abu Road– Amirgadh — Palanpur — Siddhpur — Bhandu — Nandasan — Ahmedabad

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad via Ahmedabad Palampur highway

Popular sights/monuments that you will encounter along this route

  • 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. 
  • Akesan Forest, Palanpur – A local man-made forest with a pond, offering a serene and verdant environment, good for a refreshing break.
  • Shanku’s 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. 
  • 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.

Adalaj Stepwell, Adalaj

Places to eat along this route

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

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad Road Condition via Route 1: 

The road conditions from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad 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 Mount Abu to Ahmedabad via Gandhinagar-Vijapur Road

This is an alternative route for travelling from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad. 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 Mount Abu to Ahmedabad on this route is about 241 KM 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 Mount Abu to Ahmedabad along this route:

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

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

  • 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. 
  • Satovan Garden, Madhav University – A landscaped garden within a university campus, good for photo ops or a short tour.
  • Kailash Hill Sunrise/Sunset Point, Ambaji – A hilly area with scenic viewing points, good for sunrise or sunset views or short treks. 
  • Pinnacle Rock, Idar – A viewing point on a rocky hillock, offering great views of the surroundings, good for photo ops or sunset views.
  • 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.

Places to eat along this route:

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

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad Road Condition via Route 2: 

The road conditions on this route from Mount Abu to Ahmedabad 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.

Mount Abu to Ahmedabad 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 Mount Abu to Ahmedabad

By Train

The city has many railway stations but the busiest and the main one is Ahmedabad Junction. Ahmedabad railway station is well-connected to other major cities and towns in Gujarat, as well as Mount Abu. There are regular trains from Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, etc. to Ahmedabad. For the latest and most accurate information on Mount Abu train timings, always check the timetables of IRCTC before you book.

By Flight

There is no flight connectivity between Ahmedabad and Mount Abu. The city is served by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport, which is Hansol, 9 km north of central Ahmedabad. There are regular flights available from all major cities in India to Ahmedabad. From the airport, you can book an Ahmedabad airport taxi to reach your hotel or go sightseeing.

Attractions in Ahmedabad for Sightseeing

You can also visit other places near Ahmedabad which you can cover in a one-day trip. There are also a few hill stations nearby you can explore.

Here are the most famous places in Ahmedabad to explore – 

  • Lothal – Lothal was one of the southernmost sites of the ancient Indus Valley Civilisation, located in the Bhāl region of the modern state of Gujarāt.
  • Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary – Nal Sarovar Bird Sanctuary, consisting primarily of a 120.82-square-kilometre lake and ambient marshes, is situated about 64 km to the west of Ahmedabad near Sanand Village.
  • Modhera – Modhera is a village in Mehsana district of Gujarat, India. The town is well known for the Sun Temple of Chalukya era.
  • Rani Ki Vav/Queen’s Stepwell – Rani Ki Vav is a stepwell situated in the town of Patan in Gujarat state of India. It is located on the banks of Saraswati river.

Savaari recommends – Popular places to eat in Ahmedabad

To sample the local flavours, check out these best-rated restaurants and popular cafes:

  • Yanki Sizzler – Yanki Sizzlers, The Most Favorite Sizzler’s Restaurant Of Ahmedabad. Good for casual lunches.
  • Manmohan Kharek Center – One of the oldest and most popular eateries on this highway offering all delicious local recipes.
  • Rajwadu – Rajwadu, a theme based restaurant spread over 12,000 sq. yards represents ancient culture and lifestyle of villages in India
  • Mocha – A popular local eatery offering traditional meals and quick bites. 
  • Earthen Oven – Stay at Fortune Inn Haveli, Gandhinagar and savour the dishes of your choice at Orchid, Fortune’s signature multicuisine restaurant.
  • 650 The Global Kitchen – Located in the heart of the city at Ambavadi area with a secluded enough location to enjoy a meal away from the noise of the city’s hustle bustle.
  • Gordhan Thal – The Gordhan group is the hospitality venture of the cordon bleu chef, Gordhan Singh Purohit. A fancy local place to visit.
  • Tomato’s – Good for casual dining and provides local delicacies.

Hotels and Resorts in Ahmedabad

Being the largest city in the state, there’s no shortage of the best hotels and resorts. Depending on your travel goals and duration, you can look for hotels near Ahmedabad airport or near other sightseeing options. Some of the best hotels here are located along the Sabarmati River.

  • Divan’s Bungalow
  • WelcomHeritage Mani Mansion
  • Mangaldas ni Haveli
  • Bloomsuites
  • Hotel El Dorado
  • Hotel Elysian Residency
  • Binori A Boutique Hotel
  • The Hillock

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