DURATION OF THIS TOUR: SAME DAY RETURN
DESTINATIONS COVERED: MOUNT ABU (ROMANTIC CITY)
Mount Abu is only a hill station Situated on height of 1,219 meters above sea level is the oasis in the deserted land of Rajasthan.The world famous tourist destination is known for its Delwara Jain temples and natural beauty world over, situated amidst lush green forested hills on the highest peak in the Aravali range is also the summer capital of Rajasthan, home to lakes, waterfalls and green forests, the hill retreat, has a very cool and soothing climate thanks to its rich flora covering the entire hillside that includes coniferous trees and flowering shrubs. Every year more than three million national and international tourists visit Mount Abu enjoying its scenic beauty.
PLACES TO SEE
Dilwara Jain Temples is one of the finest Jain temple known world over for its extraordinary architecture and Marvelous marble stone carvings, some experts also consider it architecturally superior to the Taj-Mahal. These temples were built between 11th to 13th century AD, The beautiful lush green hills surrounding the Temple gives a very pleasant feeling. The ornamental details of marble stone carvings is phenomenal and unmatched, the minutely carved ceilings and the pillars are just amazing.
Nakki Lake the mythological lake with a very interesting story behind its creation is the heart of Mount Abu, the legend has it that this lake was dugg by Gods or Devtas using their nails or nakh that’s why the name Nakki Lake – few sections of local tribes also consider Nakki Lake as a holy lake and worship it, it is also the only Indian artificial lake situated at a height of 1200 Mtr’s above sea level. Nakki Lake is the perfect place to spent your evening with your partner, friends and family.
AchalGarh Fort” is surrounded by massive battlement walls. It is situated at the top of a mountain peak and offers picturesque views all year round. AchalGarh is found at the top of a steep winding path, whereby the 15th century fortresses and the temples are enclosed within the fortified walls. These fortified walls provide scenic lookouts onto the countryside. Another temple the Achleshwar can be found below the path. it is famous for containing a Nandi which is said to be made of 5 metals, fold, silver, copper, brass and zinc.
Gurushikhar” holds the honor of being not only the highest peak of Mount Abu but the whole of Aravali mountain range, Situated at a height of 1722 meters from the sea-level, Gurushikar provides a breathtaking panoramic view of Mount Abu town and green aravali range. It is also home to many beautiful and historic temples. you can aslo visit the shrine dedicated to Ahilya, the mother of Dattatreya. Like those from the taller Guru Shikhar peak, the views are simply enchanting.
The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the oldest parts of the Mount Abu mountain ranges, is home to many sightseeing points offering fantastic views. The Sanctuary is about 7 kilometres long and only 300 metres wide. Many people visit the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary just for the sightseeing and views, but most visit The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary for the animals and birds. This means that while you take the long walk down The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary you won’t miss much on either side.
Sunset Point provides you a scenic view of the setting sun. Hundreds of people swarm this area in the evening amidst a carnival atmosphere. Food stalls, souvenir shops abounds the area. The scenic hills, tranquil surrounding, and the pleasant climate makes it a favorite spot of the tourists. The Honeymoon Point located close by is anotherattraction of Mount Abu. Sunset Point is a good place to pick up trinkets and knick knacks. Carved marble statues, sandalwood idols, wooden toys and the likes can be seen all over the spot. Food stalls are a regular here.