The scenic hill station of Rajasthan is Mount Abu. It is the most renowned Jain pilgrimage center and the oasis in deserts of Rajasthan. The altitude is 1220 meters from sea level and enclosed by breathtaking Lake and serene atmosphere. The sizzling place is on the top of Ravalli ranges which are surrounded by thick green forest. The ambience is further beautified by the fresh aroma of flora and attracts countless of tourists throughout the year. There are several interesting stories are associated with this legendary place. It is a favorite place for archeologists. Ancient Dilwara temples of Jains are another prime attraction of Mount Abu. It offers world class accommodation facilities to tourists. The soothing climate rich heritage, artistic monuments, ancient temples and modern amenities are making the trip much joyful and retreating.
Places to visit
These are 11th century temples and are carved out of white marbles. Vimal Vashi is one of the famous Jain temple here devoted to first Thirthankarar. It is an impressive tourist attraction in Mount Abu.
Adar Devi Temple
It is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is located on Mount Abu. One has to reach 365 steps to reach this temple and it is the main Hindu pilgrimage center in Rajasthan.
Sunset Point, Wildlife Sanctuary, Doodh Baori, Toad Rock, Nakki Lake, Guru Shikar and Shri Raghunathji temple are other well-known spots in Mount Abu.
How to reach Mount Abu
Dabok airport in Udaipur is 210 km from Mount Abu.
It has its own railhead in Delhi-Mumbai line and well served by trains.
Mount Abu is well connected to all major cities of Rajasthan by road.
In summer 2-45 C and in winter 5-28 C and best visited from February to April and from August to November.