A family trip in the month of January is a must and even after all the havoc that took place we were on our way to Mount Abu and Udaipur -The City of Lakes
Modes of Transport -
The flight ticket rates are usually high in the month of January so it is advisable to book them nice and early if you plan to go in this month. It costed us Rs7000 per person(to and fro) from Delhi which is approximately double for the usual ticket rates in other months.
Sites to book from :
If you want to travel from train book your tickets at least one month in advance for the months of December and January. The train tickets cost you round about 1000 rupees for 3AC and 1500 for 2AC. If you want to travel cheap sleeper costs you 500 bucks which is usually available even if you book late.
Timing of trains-
Mewar express- 7pm-7:15am (Runs 7 days a week)
Chetak express- 7:40pm-7:50am(Runs 7 days a week)
Our journey began from Indira Gandhi International airport Delhi- hailed as the world's best in the category of 25-40 million passengers two years running.(2014 and 2015) The flight took off at 5:15am and we reached in an hour, 25 minutes before its scheduled time.
After collecting our luggage we had plans to be off to Mount Abu. The cabs though didn't have the same professional behavior as the flight, we had delays even after booking it well in advance.
Mount abu is three hours from Udaipur
12:30 pm was the time that we could finally start exploring the whereabouts of Mount Abu.
Hotel to stay in Mount Abu -
Hotel Silver Oak
Excellent location- Near to the market and Nakki Lake
Feel of Rajasthan- Organise puppet shows and folk music