Mount-Abu Tour

Mount Abu, the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan, is a haven for tourists visiting Rajasthan. Set amidst enchanting lush green surroundings of Aravali hills at an altitude of 1,220 m above the sea level, Mount Abu offers much-needed relief from the heat and dust of Rajasthan during summers. It enjoys a cool and pleasant climate all round the year with temperatures hovering between 21°-33° C during summer and between 11°-28° C during winter. Mount Abu is not only famous for its exceptional scenic beauty, but also for 11- 13th century Jain Dilwara Temples. This picturesque hill resort never fails to charm its visitors with its natural beauty and amazing temples.

Mount Abu is located in the southwestern Rajasthan, close to the borders of Gujarat.It is located at a distance of about 185 km from Udaipur, 221 km from Ahmedabad, 264 km from Jodhpur, 500 km from Jaipur and 765 km from Delhi.

Mount Abu is known for its exceptional natural beauty and round the year cool and pleasant climate. It also has a number of beautiful temples belonging to both Hindus and Jain.

Things to See in Mount Abu

Dilwara Jain Temples: The most famous tourist attraction in Mount Abu, the Dilwara temples were constructed between 11th and 13th centuries AD. Sacred to Jain, they are considered masterpieces of temple architecture. The Vimal Vasahi temple in the complex is worth mentioning as the temple took about 14 years to complete and is dedicated to Adinath, the first Jain tirthankaras. These beautifully carved temples in white marbles are dedicated to different tirthankaras. One can also see intricately carved images of female figures in dancing poses on some of the 48 pillars.

Nakki Lake: Nakki Lake is a beautiful picnic spot in Mount Abu. According to the legend, the lake was created by a Hindu God using his nails, and so derives its name Nakki (nail) Lake. The lake offers breathtaking view of surrounding hills and offers ideal spot for boating.

Guru Shikar: Guru Shikar is the highest peak of the Aravali range, located at about15 km northeast of Mount Abu. It's an important Hindu pilgrimage site, worth visiting on your Mount Abu Tour.

Other famous attractions in Mount Abu include the Gaumukh Temple, which derives its name from a sculpted cow situated in the temple compound, Adhar Devi Temple and Shri Raghunathji Temple.

Things to Do in Mount Abu

Mount Abu offers an exciting range of leisure options to its visitors. You can enjoy sunset viewing, as Mount Abu offers spectacular views of the sunset. There are many sunset and honeymoon points in Mount Abu, offering a breathtaking view of sunset. You can also enjoy an exciting horse ride to explore various points in the hill station. A boat cruising in the lovely Nakki Lake is another not to be missed attraction in Mount Abu. You can also enjoy day trekking trips to nearby Shanti Shikhar (the peak of peace), Achalgarh (11 km) and Guru Shikhar (15 km), all of them offering breathtaking views of enchanting surroundings. The Mahavira Jayanti and the Summer Festival are other must enjoy attractions in Mount Abu. You can enjoy the traditional folk dances and melodious folk music of Mount Abu during festivals.

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