What is the best time to visit Mount Abu?

Mount Abu has a soothing climate throughout the year as the rich flora covers the entire hillside, which includes flowering shrubs and coniferous trees. However, the best time to visit this hill station is during monsoon and winter, i.e., from July - February. The beautiful weather and the pleasant temperature makes it excellent for a visit.

Weather in Mount Abu


Upcoming Mount Abu Weather

Monthly Weather in Mount Abu

Month Avg. Minimum (°C) Avg. Maximum (°C)
January 11 27
February 14 30
March 18 35
April 24 39
May 28 41
June 29 39
July 26 34
August 25 31
September 25 34
October 21 33
November 14 32
December 12 30

Mount Abu in Winters (November - February)

In spite of its elevation, Mount Abu does not receive snowfall during winters, experiencing pleasant weather, Winter (November - February) is an ideal time for a visit. Although the temperatures aren't significantly low, travellers are advised to carry warm clothing. It is also the best time for sightseeing and other adventurous activities like trekking. Visiting Mount Abu in winters will give you a chance to witness the winter festival that is held towards the end of December every year. This three-day long festival highlights the rich culture and traditions of Rajasthan through many live performances by many artists. Other than the cultural programmes, travellers can also take part in some sports events and cricket matches, which are a part of the festival as well. Apart from this, the Camel festival and Holi are other major festivals celebrated with zeal and enthusiasm.
Mountain Mount Abu
Mountain Mount Abu

For nature lovers, monsoons are an ideal time to visit Mount Abu. Even though the region receives less rainfall, these short spells of rain make the place fresher and greener. This season is also an excellent time for leisure activities like bird watching, nature walks and photography. Mount Abu becomes a beacon for artists during monsoon as they can paint landscapes and sceneries. Other activities that tourists involve in are boating and visiting the wildlife sanctuary. During this month, many visitors can also be seen getting busy with shopping of different items like handicrafts, ornaments and fabric, which are sold by local retailers.
Mount Abu
Mount Abu

Although Mount Abu once served as a summer capital for the Rajputana rulers, it remains a snug place for travellers to explore during summers even today. Days are usually warm while the evenings are more relaxing for outdoor activities such as boating in the Nakki Lake. Mount Abu transforms into a hub of festivities during summers. You get to witness the festival of Gangaur in March. You can also take part in the famous Summer Festival of Mount Abu that takes place in June every year. This two-day festival showcases an array of classical and folk music performances that highlight the live culture and tribal life of Rajasthan.

Trekking and mountaineering are some of the frequently undertaken adventurous activities by tourists. It is also a good idea to explore the beautifully carved temples of the region during this season. Summer season is at its peak in Mount Abu in May, yet the weather is moderate. It is a good time for budget travelling as one can avail discounts and special offers on holiday packages in resorts and hotels. Light showers in June imply the arrival of pre-monsoon season in Mount Abu. The temperature dips a little and travellers can plan short trips around this time. Residents organise numerous exhibitions in the region during this month as well.
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