SHIMLA OF RAJASTHAN
Mount Abu Tour
With its gorgeous temples and pristine lakes, one can never run out of places to visit in Mount Abu. Whether you're a history buff or a nature lover, you're bound to find your home in the serenity of this little hill station. Whether it is boating on the beautiful Nakki Lake, or enjoying a stunning sunset at Toad Rock, the tourist places in Mount Abu will keep you on your feet throughout your days. Trek along with the massive Kumbhalgarh Fort, or spend a spiritual day at the Dilwara Jain Temple, your visit here is bound to be a happening one.
Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the Aravalli Range. The height of the peak is 1722 meters from sea level thereby promising a breathtaking view of the Aravalli range and the hill station of Mount Abu. Guru Shikhar translates to 'the peak of the guru' and was named after Guru Dattatreya who is believed to have resided on the peak during his days as a monk.
Situated in the Aravalli ranges in Mount Abu, Nakki Lake, locally known as the Nakki Jheel is a paradise for nature lovers. Flanked by amazing natural wonders, this lake is truly a gem of Mount Abu. Located in the centre of the hill station, the fascinating lake is surrounded by lush greenery, mountains and strangely shaped rocks.
Located amidst the lush green Aravalli hills of Mount Abu in Rajasthan, the Dilwara Temple is the most beautiful pilgrimage site for the Jains. Designed by Vastupal Tejpal and built by Vimal Shah between the 11th and 13th century, this temple is renowned for the opulent use of marble and intricate carvings on every hook and corner.
Located south of Nakki Lake in Mount Abu, the Toad Rock is a colossal rock piece which looks like a toad about to jump into the waters of the lake. Known as the mascot of Mount Abu, this is one of the most frequented points in the itinerary of all visitors.
The sunset point has a pleasant climate throughout the year. While nature lovers can sprawl in the last rays of the sun. One will easily be in awe of the setting magic of the coloured sky in hues of red and orange, contrary to the greens Ranges.
Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
The breathtaking Wildlife Sanctuary boasts of rich biodiversity which adds it to the list of must-visit places in the tiny hamlet. It is one of the oldest parts of the Mount Abu mountain ranges and is the origin of numerous sightseeing points with exquisite views.