Mount Abu Tour
Serving as a source of comfort from the sultry dessert climate of Rajasthan, Mount Abu, the state’s only hill station stands at a height of 1722 metres above sea level, and is embraced by lush green hills of the Aravalli range.Studded with a colourful mix of rustic abodes of tribal communities and posh houses inclusive of British style bungalows and royal holiday lodges, Mount Abu appears to be no less than a wonder in this dessert state.
Covered in vast stretches of green forests, serene lakes, and effusive waterfalls, this region allows you to revel amidst panoramic vistas, all year round.
DILWARA JAIN TEMPLES
Dilwara Jain Temples in Mount Abu are sure to leave one awestruck. Built in 11th and 13th century AD, the temple consists of a complex series of 5 Jain temples under it, namely Vimal Vasahi, Luna Vasahi, Pithalhar, Khartar Vasahi, & Mahavir Swami.
Believed to have been dug out by the Gods themselves, the clear blue water of the lake turns into amazing shades under the changing sky. Nakki lake is a very special place to visit in Mount Abu owing to the fact that Mahatma Gandhi‘s ashes were immersed here.
This serene establishment is a part of the Brahma Kumaris spiritual abode and among the essential places to visit in mount abu for those looking for an escape from the stressful city life. People come to Peace Park to surrender themselves to its calm environment and indulge in meditation.
MOUNT ABU WILDLIFE
The vegetation cover at this lush green paradise consisting of sub-tropical thorn forests in the foothills and subtropical evergreen forests along the higher altitudes houses a plethora of rare and endangered species of animals and around 250 species of birds. With so much to explore to visit.
Recognized as the highest point on this mountain range, Guru Shikhar is an exquisite place for sightseeing in Mount Abu. Taking about 300 steps up to Guru Shikhar, you reach the temple of Guru Dattatreya, an incarnation of the Divine Trinity (Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva).
Known for being surrounded by a number of strangely shaped rocks, Nakki Lake offers numerous photo ops to visitors. One of the most popular destinations near Nakki Lake however, has to be the Toad Rock View Point.ocated on the main trekking trail near the Lake.
TANOT MATA TEMPLE
Established in AD 847, the highly revered Tanot Mata Temple is believed to be Goddess Hinglaj Mata’s incarnation. This is a miraculous temple located in the proximity of Longewala that used to be a battle site during the 165-71 Indo-Pak war. People visit this magnificent location because of the beautiful landscapes surrounding it, the golden dunes, and the incredulous road that connects Jaisalmer with the temple.
DESERT NATIONAL PARK
The terrain of this forest is multifaceted with craggy rock surfaces interspersed between the vegetation. The animals you can see here are the wolf, chinkara, blackbuck and desert cat. Considerable number of sand-grouses can also be seen near the water holes. During the mornings, you can witness the abundant activity of early birds such as the grey partridge for instance. The park is known to be the abode of the Great Indian Bustard, the state-bird of Rajasthan.
Vyas Chhatri is an air array of brilliant sandstone chhatris and is located on an old Brahmin graveyard on an ascent on the northwestern edge of town and make it as one of the best places to visit in Jaisalmer. It is a well known sunset point from you can have the sight of fort. You can enter in Vyas Chhatri from Ramgarh Rd, which is just opposite to the Himmatgarh Palace Hotel.