Best Hill Station in Rajasthan

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Rajasthan is the largest state in India by area. The state is known for its palaces and is popularly known as 'the land of the kings'. Rajasthan houses an amazing display of arts and architecture, courtesy of it being a princely state. Each individual kingdom of Rajasthan has a distinctive style of arts and architecture making it one of the most culturally diverse places in the world. The palaces of Jaipur, lakes of Udaipur, and desert forts of Jodhpur, Bikaner & Jaisalmer are the most preferred destinations of the State. The best hill station in the state is Mount Abu.

 

Mount Abu:

 

Mount Abu

 

Mount Abu is the only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan. It lies in the Aravalli mountain range. The place is near to the Sirohi district. The hill station is located at an elevation of about 1,220 m above sea level. The hill station is blessed with beautiful landscapes, lakes, waterfalls, sunset & sunrise points and lush green forests which makes it a complete nature lovers paradise. The region is not only rich in vegetation, wildlife and hilly terrains, but also bears spiritual significance for Jains and Hindus.

 

The highest point known as the ‘Guru Shikhar’ which is about 1,722 m above sea level. The mountain houses many Hindu temples, including the Adhar Devi Temple, carved out of solid rock; the Shri Raghunathji Temple; and a shrine and temple to Dattatreya built atop the Guru Shikhar peak. The world headquarters of the Brahma Kumari order of lady renunciates is also located here. It is also believed that there is a footprint of Vishnu on top of the hill. The Durga temple, Ambika Mata Temple lies in a cleft of rock in Jagat, just outside of Mount Abu.

 

The other main tourist spots to visit here are Dilwara Jain Temples, Wildlife Sanctuary, Nakki Lake, Abu Road, Achalgarh, Salgaon Watch Tower, Cragis point, Devangan Valley, Tiger Path, Kodra Dam, Gaumukh, Kulagrah Valley, Gabir Nalla and Sayabera and Trevor’s Crocodile Tank.

 

Here you can find more than 17 Nature Trails and pathways suitable for adventurous activities. Travellers can go for trekking, rock climbing, rappelling , balloon rides, wildlife & bird watching. You can also understand tribal and lok Rajput culture of the tribes here. Mount Abu is traversed with many wildlife observing paths/view points such as Trevor’s Tank, Salgaon Watch Tower, Cragis point, Devangan Valley, Tiger Path, Kodra Dam, Gaumukh, Kulagrah Valley, Gabir Nalla and Sayabera, Achalgarh, etc . to name a few popular ones. Mountain Biking has also been introduced in this place.

 

The best time to visit the hill station is either during the months of February to June or in the months of September to December. The nearest domestic airport to Mount Abu is located at Udaipur. The all time cool climate, easy accessibility, scenic beauty and budget stay attracts thousands of visitors from all over the world.

 

There are many holiday homes in Mount Abu such as resorts, cottages and guest houses that provides you a heavenly view of the lush green hills and serves you with all required amenities.

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Holiday Homes in Mount Abu

Independent Flat, Mount Abu

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

1 bedrooms, Apartment

rupee

2500

/ night
River facing Resort, Mount Abu

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

5+ bedrooms, Resort

rupee

2300

/ night
Kashiva Lake Residency, Mount Abu

Mount Abu, Rajasthan

5+ bedrooms, Resort

rupee

1250

/ night