What is the first thing that comes to your mind when you hear about Rajasthan?
Sand, forts, Rajputs, different cultures, various cuisines, famous “Ghoomer” dance? Believe me, there is a lot more than that.
Let’s open a new chapter in our travel diary. Today we will see the beautiful memorable, mesmerizing and unforgettable scenes of Mount Abu – The hill station of Rajasthan.
Once Mount Abu was the summer resort of the Royal Rajput families and after them for the Britishers. Today also you can see their hunting equipment and many royal things that are kept there.
This area is full of lush green trees and the colorful birds and animals that make Mount Abu one of the most charming hill stations in India.
This beautiful hill station is situated at an altitude of 1220 meters and is the highest point on the Aravalli range.
Mount Abu has also been mentioned in the Puranas several times, for its medicinal plants and other beautiful things. In the Puranic Age, it was known as “Arbudaranya” or “the forest of Arbhuda“.
The excellent time for traveling to Mount Abu is between the months of February and June in short NOW.
Being a popular hill station, Mount Abu attracts numbers of tourists. Apart from the scenic beauty, there are also some beautiful historical and religious monuments in the area.
Some of the popular tourist attractions in Mount Abu are:
Let’s see some more places where you should visit during your trip to Mount Abu:
The most prominent tourist attraction in Mount Abu is Nakki Lake. There is a story behind this attractive lake. It is said that Rasia Balam dug out this lake overnight from Nails (Nakh) in order to complete the challenge of the king so that he could marry the princess.
The sunset view over the lake is mesmerizing so pack your bag today for this fabulous view and enjoy the trip to Rajasthan.
It situated in the south of Nakki Lake, it compromises of a large rock which looks like a toad.
You have to climb almost 100-125 steps to reach the top. The view of the Nakki lake and the surrounding area is mesmerizing from there.
This masterpiece was established between the 11th and 13th centuries. The Dilwara Jain temple is considered as the best example of architecture in the country.
The amazing architecture and intricate marble carvings of this place will make you dumbstruck. This temple is situated at a distance of 2.5 km from the amazing Mount Abu.
Around 5 km from Mount Abu. Trevor’s tank is a manmade crocodile breeding spot. This spot gives an amazing scenic beauty along with the beauty of many different beautiful birds and other wildlife.
This place is also very famous for picnic sight due to its lush green surrounding. This place creates an amazing combination of manmade creations and the natural environment.
Guru Shikhar, this place is considered as the highest point on this mountain range. It is also an exquisite place for sightseeing in Mount Abu.
Almost 16 km from Mount Abu, this is the highest point of the Aravalli range (almost 5650 feet). People come to this place both for its religious perspectives and panoramic views. The views from here are really amazing.
Everyone likes to see the sunset. Witnessing the sun slowly setting down and the night taking over, the experience is spellbinding. You will remember this scene for the rest of your life.
This is the most popular site in Mount Abu is full of tourists, all year round.
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Quickly plan a Rajasthan and do not forget to include Mount Abu in the list. Hurry!
Book a cab today and enjoy your trip to Rajasthan and its only hills station – Mount Abu. Enjoy your trip to Rajasthan.