MOUNT ABU TOUR
PREFERRED LEISURE DESTINATION OF MANY
Serving as a source of comfort from the sultry dessert climate of Rajasthan, Mount Abu, the state’s only hill station stands at a height of 1722 metres above sea level, and is embraced by lush green hills of the Aravalli range.Studded with a colourful mix of rustic abodes of tribal communities and posh houses inclusive of British style bungalows and royal holiday lodges, Mount Abu appears to be no less than a wonder in this dessert state. Covered in vast stretches of green forests, serene lakes, and effusive waterfalls, this region allows you to revel amidst panoramic vistas, all year round.
Other than its scenic beauty, Mount Abu is also popular as a seat of religious importance for Jains. The structural architectural wonders in Mount Abu, among other places to visit, have been drawing history buffs and architecture enthusiasts from different corners of the world.All most all tour packages, including those by Rajasthan Tourism have Mount Abu as one of the most significant destinations to be covered.Arbhuda Mountains or Mount Abu is also popular for having been the home of Gurjaras. Multiple inscriptions including Dhanpala’s “Tilakmanajari” lay stress on the association of this place with that of Gurjaras.
Located at the heart of Mount Abu, Nakki Lake is the first manmade lake in India. 11,000 meters deep and about a quarter of a mile wide, a trip to Mount Abu is considered incomplete without visiting Nakki Lake.the origin of the lake.
Guru Shikhar is one of the peaks of the Aravalis, which has the honor of not only being the highest point in Mount Abu, but in the entire Aravali Range. Standing at 1722 meters above sea level.Guru Shikhar is a must visit.
Known for being surrounded by a number of strangely shaped rocks, Nakki Lake offers numerous photo ops to visitors. One of the most popular destinations near Nakki Lake however, has to be the Toad Rock View Point.
Established some time in between the 11th and 13th centuries, the Dilwara Jain temples are considered to be among the best specimens of architectural perfection in the country.A complex of five temple structures
MOUNT ABU SANCTUARY
There is hardly any dearth of wildlife sanctuaries in Rajasthan, and among them is this gem named the Mount Abu Sanctuary. Located across the oldest hill range in the country, the Aravalis, the sanctuary covers a huge area and is home to a rich variety of wildlife.
Nestled in between two famous Aravali peaks, the Guru Shikhar and Achalgarh, the Peace Park in Mount Abu is a part of the Brahma Kumaris’ establishment. With an ambiance that creates the perfect blend of serenity and tranquillity.the park offers a beautiful backdrop.
Located on Delwara Road, near the Delwara Jain Temple, is this small temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple offers a very peaceful ambiance and is considered as one of the most ancient holy places located in Mount Abu.
Trevor’s tank, a crocodile park, is a manmade crocodile breeding spot which is located at a distance of about 5 kilometres from Mount Abu. The spot offers amazing scenic beauty and a great spot for crocodile, bird, and other wildlife (like the black bear) sightings.