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Ambaji is categorised as Pilgrimage

Ambaji Temple
Kumbhariyaji Temple (Nivalink Trip Dated - 7 May 2004)

Reasons to Visit

  • Ambaji is a Devi temple and a major regional pilgrim centre and one of the 51 Shaktipeetha temples in India
  • Ambaji temple attracts a large number of pilgrims from Gujarat and Rajasthan.
  • Temple is not very crowded except on weekends and 9 days each during Navratri (Around Sept End and Oct first half) and Chaitra Navratri (Around March).
  • The Bhadrapadi Poornima is the main festival celebrated here. Navratri and Diwali are the other important festivals.
  • Jain Pilgrimage centre of Kumbhariyaji is located right near Ambaji Temple
  • There are several Jain Pilgrimage centers situated nearby such as Neminathji Temple, Mahavir Swami Temple, Parshwanathji Temple, Sambhavnathji Temple and Shantinathji Temple.

Know It

  • Temple Timings: Temple Opens at 07.00 am and is open till 9:30 am (Except from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm).
  • Temple does not allow cameras, cell phones and leather items.



  • Significant Pilgrimages in and around Mount Abu
    "Ambaji Temple (50 kms from Mount Abu) is a major pilgrim cnetre and home to Ambaji Temple which considered one of the Shakti Peetha temples. Near Ambaji Temple is Jain temple of Kumbhariyaji. Ambaji Temple is typically day visited from Mount Abu or considered as a standalone pilgrimage ex-Ahmedabad"
  • Significant Pilgrimages in and around Ahmedabad and Vadodara
    "Ambaji Temple (180 kms from Ahmedabad) is considered one of the Shakti Peethas and is a major pilgrim centre that is popularly day visited from Ahmedabad. Near Ambaji Temple is Jain temple of Kumbhariyaji and visited part of Jain pilgrimage circuit that includes Vadnagar and Talaja. "
  • Significant Ex-Ahmedabad Jain Pilgrimages in Gujarat and Rajasthan
    "Kumbhariaji (near Ambaji) Beautiful cluster of live 1034-1162 AD Kain temple with intricate marble carving rivaling those of Dilwara and Ranakpura."
  • Shaktipeetha Temples in West and Central India
    "Ambaji Temple in Gujarat is also considered one of the Shakti Peethas and has considerable local and regional importance. Ambaji is a popular standalone pilgrimage ex-Ahmedabad (180 kms) and also visited by holiday / getaway travellers ex-Mount Abu (50 kms)"

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Ambaji Temple at Ambaj is considered one of the Shakti Peethas and has considerable local and regional importance. Ambaji Temple if one of the major regional pilgrim centre and gets hundreds of thousands of devotees arriving everyday for darshan.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Devi Temple, Shaktipeetha
    Man Sarovar is a 16th century holy tank behind the main Ambaji temple where devotees take a holy bath. There are two temples on two sides of this holy tank, one is of Mahadev and another is Ajay Devi, who is believed to be the sister of Mata Ambaji .
    Temple or Holy Place, Lake or Riverside
    Lord Shiva, Devi Temple, Holy Tank
    Just 1 km away from Ambaji near Kumbharia Jain Temple on Khedbrahma Highway, there is a modern architect of Kamakshidevi Temple Complex, where all the 51 Shakti Pith, the centre of cosmic power are reconstructed and installed in a single complex
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Krishna
    Kumbhariyaji at Ambaji (a walk away from Ambaji Temple) are a beautiful cluster of live 1034-1162 AD Kain temple with intricate marble carving rivaling those of Dilwara and Ranakpur. Kumbhariyaji is visited as a part of ex-Ahmedabad pilgrimage itinerary alongwith Mahudi, Vadnagar, Taranga and Dilwara temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    A hilltop at one and half km away from Ambaji on Khedbrahma Highway where a Shiva temple is located. This is an excellent place to spend some time around Sunset.
    Temple or Holy Place, View Point
    Lord Shiva, Countryside
    Koteshwar temple is located 5 km from Ambaji and is said to be the origin of the River Saraswati. There is a holy kund attached to the temple.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva

Destinations within a driving distance

  • Danta lies 150 kms north of Ahmedabad and home to a heritage home on a more
  • Abu Road is a railhead and access point to visit Mount Abu (22 kms) and Ambaji (25 kms) pilgrimage more
  • The Village of Poshina is a tribal village and visited for guests looking to explore its tribal more
  • Mount Abu (5000 ft asl) is a local getaway, a well visited hill station and visited for Dilwara more
  • Palanpur is a heritage getaway 170 kms North of Ahmedabad enroute to Mount Abu and from where more
  • Mehsana is Situated 60 kms North of Ahmedabad and from here World heritage sites of Modhera Sun more

Travel Ideas For Ambaji

Average Day / Night Temperature of Abu Road, Rajasthan,India

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31°C / 17°C
28°C / 14°C
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Getting There


Udaipur (165kms), Ahmedabad (180kms), Vadodara (280kms)
Abu Road(28kms), Palanpur(62kms), Mehsana(120kms)

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
An arid countryside area 15 kms from Ambaji on the Abu Road - Ambaji Road. The area is in Rajasthan and therefore Alcohol prohibition is not applicable here.
Town centre in and around Ambaji Temple area.
Nearest Airport in Ambaji
  • Maharana Pratap Airport ( UDR ) , Udaipur-165 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Ambaji
Recommended travel connections to Ambaji from Major Cities.
Road Day Train Overnight Train Flight Waterways
Cochin (Ernakulam)
New Delhi