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Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Mount Abu

Mount Abu is a unique destination for adventure and Eco tourism. During the period of the Maharaja's, it was used as a place of leisure by the royalties semi-royalties. The place presents an interesting contrast of British style bungalows and holiday lodges of the royals with various tribal communities residing amidst the thick lush forest on the hills surrounding the region. The flora and fauna enjoys the adulation of the tourist to the fullest. The highest point of the Aravali is the Guru Shikhar with a vast sanctuary that shelters a number of species like Langur, wild boars, Sambar, leopards and many more along with a number of flowering plants and trees, which enhance the beauty of the whole scenery. A rich collection of monuments of different religious sects like the famous shrines of Jainism are also found here. The tribal community of this area still maintains its pristine ways of living despite progress of the modern times.
The Delwara temple is famous for its architectural splendour. The intricate carving on the marble stone is simply mesmerizing. A cluster of Hindu temples also marks the land with their historical past.
Summer temperatures can go as high as 33°C. Minimum summer temperatures remain at a pleasant 23°C. Winters in Mount Abu are mild with maximum temperature at 28°C and the minimum at 11°C.

Places to Visit:-
1) Dilwara Temple
2) Gurushikhar
3) Toad Rock
4) Sunset Point
5) Nakki Lake
6) Gomukh Temple
7) Achalgarh

The nearest airport is Udaipur. Mount Abu is easily accessible from major cities of Rajasthan and Gujrat.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the descriptive blog on Mount Abu. It is a hill station in western India’s Rajasthan state, near the Gujarat border. Set on a high rocky plateau in the Aravalli Range there exists many places to visit in Mount Abu. Being a hill station it's a popular retreat from the heat of Rajasthan.