Top 7 Places to visit in Mount Abu

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1. Wildlife Sanctuary

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For any animal or wildlife love, the forest located between the Aravalli mountain range offers a lot. The area was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 190 and is a sub-tropical forest. The place consists of various species of flora and fauna. The rare species found here are sambhar, common langur, wild boar, bear, pangolin, common mongoose, jungle cat, wolf, hyena, jackal, Indian fox, Indian hare, porcupine and hedgehog. It is also home to around 250 species of birds.

2. Nakki Lake

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Nakki Lake so one of the most beautiful places in India and is considered to be scared. The lake is surrounded by many mythological stories. There are many trek spots near the lake and you can try out the boating trips. The lake is also famous as mahatma Gandhi’s ashes were immersed here leading to the construction of Gandhi Ghat, which is also a famous tourist attraction.

3. Dilwara Jain Temples

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Dilwara Jain temples were built between the 11th and the 13th century. The ornamental carvings and the flawless stone laying technique make it one among the most beautiful pilgrimage spots in the world. It is a must visit place.

4. Abu Road

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Situated near the Banas River, the Abu road is a perfect place for drives. The weather is amazing and the scenery is even more amazing. You may also visit the many temples located here, which is famous for its architecture. The Banas River is also a famous picnic spot.

5. Guru Shikar

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Guru Shikar is a highly visited area, which is the highest point in Mount Abu and also is the highest peak in the Aravalli mountain range. The famous Guru Dattatreya temple is located right here, which has the incarnation of the Hindu Deities ‘Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva’ in one. So this is also an important reason behind so many visitors coming to this place.

6. Achalgarh

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Achalgarh is a fort and also a kingdom which was built by the Paramara Dynasty and then was reconstructed by MaharanaKumbha in the year 1452. It is a popular tourist attraction even though it stands in ruins today. The famous AchaleshwarMahadeva Temple is also located here. The temple is said to have a foot impression of Lord Shiva.

7. Toad Rock

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Toad Rock is a weird rock formation which attracts many tourist. The formation looks like a toad, and you can climb it to get a beautiful view of the city and also the Nakki Lake. The place is always crowded with tourists.