Mount Abu, the only hill station of Rajasthan is located in Sirohi district on the highest peak of Aravalli range. It is ‘an oasis in the desert’ since in this deserted Rajasthan, it has rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. The temperature here in summers is quite cool which makes it the summer capital of Rajasthan. The place is not only peaceful but also an ideal place for a sacred pilgrimage.
Tourists Attractions: –
Guru Shikhar: – The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikar at 1,722 meters above sea level. It is one of the most beautiful places to visit but situated 15 km away from Mount Abu. It has a shrine of Datta-traya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.
Dilwara Temple: – This place is known for its splendid architecture and stone carvings. It is an important Jain pilgrimage site built of white marbles and located near Mount Abu.
Nakki Lake: – Nakki Lake is the heart of the town. The lake is surrounded by hills and is heaven for nature lovers. It is the most popular place where a boat ride can be enjoyed too apart from feeling the essence of nature.
Peace Park: – It is the part of Brahma Kumari’s spiritual establishment. This place takes you to the world of peace and spirituality. It is situated between the Guru Shikhar and Achalgarh.
Wildlife Sanctuary: – The sanctuary is rich in various flora and fauna. A variety of rare and endangered species can be found here. Leopard, Sambhar, Jackal, Indian Fox, Bear can be captured.
Sunset Point: – A lovely place to capture a perfect sunset. It offers a breathtaking view and is treated as a popular picnic spot. It is the most popular tourist spot in Mount Abu.
Winter Festival: – It is held during the last week of December. It is organized by Rajasthan Tourism and Municipal Board of Mount Abu. The festival features traditional dances, kite flying, Gilli-danda and much more.
Summer Festival: – It is a three-day festival held in the month of June every year. Qawwalis, folk dances, boating race at Nakki Lake are the major attractions of the festivals. On the last day, tourists enjoy dazzling fireworks.
Mount Abu hosts the huge amount of tourists every year. Will you be one of them?