Mount Abu

"Oasis in the Desert"

A City in Rajasthan, India

Interest Measure for Mount Abu

Ideal time to stay:  1 - 3 days

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Height(Altitude) of Mount Abu from sea level:  3825 feet
Latitude/Longitude:  24.5925000°N, 72.7083000°E
Ecosystem:  Mountain , Hill , Lake  

Food, Culture and Language at Mount Abu

Food Availability:  Indian 
Regional Language:  Hindi
Currency:  ₹ - Rupee (INR)

Why travel Mount Abu?

Oasis in the deserted land of Rajasthan and posses the honor of being the only hill-station in Rajasthan as well as north-west India, 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 for the Indian state 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.

Be mindful that if you arrive during Diwali (October or November), or the following two weeks, prices soar and the place is packed. Mt Abu also gets pretty busy from mid-May to mid-June, before the monsoon.
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  • NoteSummer festival in Mount Abu, a two-day festival is basically a feast of folk and classical music and it gives a vivid knowledge about the tribal life and culture of Rajasthan.

3 Places to visit and Things to do in Mount Abu

Nakki Lake at Mount Abu

Nakki Lake

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 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, Nakki lake is also the only Indian artificial lake situated at a height of 1200 Mtr's above sea level.
Expenses - ₹120
Time needed - 2.5 hours
Guru Shikhar at Mount Abu

Guru Shikhar

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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.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours
Dilwara Jain Temples at Mount Abu

Dilwara Jain Temples

Dilwara Jain Temples are one of the finest Jain temples known for their extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings. These temples were built between 11th to 13th century AD, The beautiful lush green hills surrounding the temples give a very pleasant feeling. The ornamental details of marble stone carvings are phenomenal and unmatched, The minutely carved ceilings and the pillars are just amazing.
Expenses - NA
Time needed - 2 hours

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Content of this page was last updated at Oct 21, 2016