Mount Abu

Rajasthan - 307501 INDIA

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Wildlife Sanctuary Mount Abu

Rajasthan is about not only old forts, temples and exotic desserts. Mount Abu is known as the most popular hill station in Rajasthan. Thousands of tourists, every year visit the beautiful and relaxing Mount Abu, throughout the year. Another notable tourist attraction here is the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary. Yes! A wildlife sanctuary in the heart of Mount Abu which has a high diversity of Flora and Fauna along with a plethora of wildlife and other natural beauty to awe at.

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When to visit Wildlife Sanctuary

Wildlife sanctuary in Mount Abu visited almost throughout the year. Tourists get to see a plethora of Flora, Fauna, and wildlife in different seasons. Summer can be an ideal time if you want to enjoy a bit of warmth amidst the relaxed atmosphere. You will be able to witness various flowers, animals, and plants that are adaptive to the summer season (which starts in May and ends in June).

However, if you want to avoid the heat, then winter can be your perfect season. You can easily trek, hike and explore the sanctuary even more during this season, observing the diversity in wildlife and natural fauna. However, if your primary objective is to hike or trek then avoid the monsoon season, which lasts from July until the end of September. In monsoon, the area remains slippery and bit flooded. No matter which season you visit the sanctuary you can always stay at Hummingbird resort in Mount Abu as they have the modern facilities and fantastic services throughout the year.

Safaris and Timings

Many exciting safaris are available in this sanctuary. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary opens at 9 am in the Morning and closes precisely at 5:30 p.m. Best resorts in Mount Abu will provide you with all the essential details about the timings of the sanctuary.

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Now coming to the jeep safaris, these jeep safaris are affordable and are of varying rates. They can beat a starting range of Rs.300, but the cost can go up till Rs.600 during peak tourist period. They are a fantastic way of exploring the whole sanctuary, and if your luck persists, you can witness some amazing wildlife variety. There is also an entry fee which is Rs.50 per individual, but the children under the age of 10 years have free entry. Best resorts in Mount Abu have all the details and necessary packages available with them.

Things to see at the sanctuary

Mount Abu wildlife sanctuary has a great diversity of flora and fauna including exotic wildlife presence. You will find 81 varieties of trees, 17 species of rare herbal and medicinal plants, almost 28 types of climber species and a plethora of 89 shrub species. Surprisingly, this is the only place in Rajasthan where you can find Orchids. Over 250 species of birds can be seen here visiting throughout the year. Some of the animals which you can easily spot here are sloth bear, porcupine, etc. However, more than 80 types of animals can also be seen in this sanctuary. Humming Bird resort in Mount Abu can give you quick details about the wildlife sanctuary.

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Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the must-visit attractions that you cannot miss.

How to reach Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

The closest airport is in Udaipur that is 185 kilometers away from the main center and the nearest railway station, Abu road is about 29 kilometres. You can easily avail yourself with Bus and Taxi services from here. To reach the Sanctuary, you will need to go to Morthala railway station (18 km away from Mount Abu) and from there hire a cab to reach the location. However, if you have a big group, you can avail bus services as well to enter the sanctuary.

Apart from the natural beauty, you will also be able to accommodate yourself at Best resorts in Mount Abu which will provide you with fantastic modern amenities