Mount Abu is a part of Sirohi district of Rajasthan. The nearest railhead is Abu Road, about 25 kms away, in the lowlands. Abu Road is on the railway line from Ahmedabad to Marwar Junction (onwards to Jaipur and Delhi or Jodhpur).
There are daily bus services available to Mount Abu from cities like Baroda and Ahmedabad.
At Abu Road, car-taxis and cabs are available as well as state transport and private buses to take you to Mt Abu.
Monsoon season is the best time to go to the Mount Abu. During rains the complete beauty of this place can be experienced due to the lush green surroundings.
Enjoy with beauty of nature, spritual university, temples and your family or friends. Mount Abu is a part of wildlife sanctuary and is home to a vast flora and fauna. It is also a paradise for bird watchers or ornithologists. People who love nature will really enjoy the forests & greenery out there.
A lot more people now look forward to go out hiking in the hills which is a very popular activity now. Outdoor activities like Rock climbing, Rappelling, Caving & Camping are also getting extremely popular with every passing day. A good number of Trekking & camping operators now operate in the area.
There is nothing specefic to buy, As a Tourist Place, people use to buy Clothes and Others Household range of Products, which are brought from big cities like Ahmedabad, Baroda and Other big cities of Rajasthan, but you can always get some help in selecting some gifts for your friends from Tour guide.
Mount Abu is Very Good place for both Veg And Non Vegetarians. There are lush restaurants like Mulbery in the Hotel Hilltone, Restaurant at Hotel Hillock and in the Market Area. You can enjoy your food at Hotel Shere-e-Punjab - A Dhhabba Type hotel famous for its mouth watering chicken Kadhai,Dhaba Gosht, Chicken lollypop, Chicken 65 etc.
"Honest Restaurant" is a new addition in Mount Abu and its located near Nakki Lake. If you want really delicious and quality food then its a place for you to eat.
There are many ice cream shops near Nakki Lake, they provide a wide variety of delicious ice creams. If you are in Mount Abu then these ice creams are must try.
There are some Roadside Laaris who also serve tasty Food but, they don't serve very Hygienic food.
You Can have a Good Variety of All types of Pans at the Pan Shops across the hill station.
There is a restaurant named Shere-a-punjab in which you take your bottles & relax with your drink. You can also order your meal there. It is nice place where you can drink & eat. There are three or four more restaurants which offer such a service. There are two liquor shops in the main market near the Eifel Tower.
Hotel New Nakki Vihar (about Rs 500-700 /night), opp Nakki Lake. Contact Number: +91 2974 238481. A budget hotel with good and homely environment. Few rooms facing Nakki Lake as well. Always better to give a call before reaching to confirm the availability.
Hotel Lake Palace (about Rs 2,100-2,600/night) overlooking Nakki Lake