The only hill station in Rajasthan - Mount Abu
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan which is in the Aravalli range. It is located near the Gujarat border in the Sirohi district. A Rocky plateau of dimension 22km long and 9km wide is formed on the mountain and is blessed by rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Guru Shikhar is the highest peak on the mountain. Abu Road is the nearest railway station to Mount Abu and is at a distance of around 28kms. The climate is pleasant throughout the year. It has so many tourist spots. One of the famous spots is Nakki Lake which is popular for boat riding. Tourists coming to this beautiful hill station will find a number of temples with adorable and attractive architecture. This place is housed with a number of famous markets where local materials are being promoted. Visitors interested can go for the beautiful items available in the markets. Tourists interested in adventurous activities can go for trekking, rappelling, camping overnight, hiking, caving, and Jungle Safari. In the past, for centuries Mount Abu has been a popular haven for the people for escaping desert heat.
What is Mount Abu famous for?
Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. This hill station holds a number of temples like Adhar Devi temple also known as Arbuda Devi temple which is chiseled out of the solid rock, then there is the Shri Raghunathji Temple, Dilwara Jain temple which is 2.5 Km from Mount Abu, Achleshwar temple, Guru Shikhar is yet another place to visit. It is the highest point in Mount Abu. The other beautiful tourist spots are Nakki Lake which is famous for its boat riding, Sunset point, Trevor’s Tank which is also known as Trevor’s Crocodile Park, Peace Park that has been established by Brahma Kumaris and there are very many other beautiful spots of visitor’s interests.
Where to Stay in Mount Abu
There are a number of budget and luxury hotels where you can make your stay comfortable.
Hotel Toppers Corner, Sterling Mount Abu, Hotel Abu Grand, Hotel Crystal Inn, Hotel Maganjis, Hotel Swagat, Hotel Vishram Mount Abu, Hotel Karnavati, Hotel Samiralok, OYO3422 Hotel Golden Berry, Hotel Shiv Villa, Babbar’s Den- An Elegant Homestay.
Where to Eat in Mount Abu
There are a number of restaurants where you can eat-
Cafe Shikibo, Mulberry Tree Restaurant, Jaipur Palace, Daawat Restaurant cafe, Cincini, Arbuda Restaurant, King’s Food, Kanak Dining Hall, Chacha Cafe, Sher-e Punjab Hotel, Us Pizza, Honest Restaurant, Saraswati Dining.