An oasis in the desert and the only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is located at a height of 1220 metres above sea level in the Aravalli Range. Guru Shikhar is its highest peak with an elevation of approximately 1722 metres. With dense forests, shimmering waterfalls and rivers snaking down, Mount Abu is counted among the best places for holidaying. Today, Mount Abu tourism is growing at a fast pace as it is home to attractions like Dilwara Temples, Guru Shikhar, Gaumukh, Gyan Sarovar and Peace Park.
A Mount Abu trip must also include exploring the Nakki Lake, which is environed by scenic hills. It is a good place to enjoy boating or relaxing amid tranquil ambience. Tourists can also visit Achalgarh which is a fort built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar province in 14th century. The Trevors Tank, Shri Raghunathji Temple and Sunset Point are some of the other attractions which visitors can explore. Visitors can rent a bike whilst enjoying their Mount Abu tour and reach the local attractions without relying on public transport.
Though Mount Abu does not offer any special item to buy, tourists can consider purchasing clothes and household products. Food lovers can satiate their taste buds by having a number of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Tourists who are wildlife enthusiasts can pay a visit to The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary where they can sight tiger, leopard, wolf, hyena, wild boar and various other animals. Approximately 112 plant families are also found at this sanctuary.