An oasis in the desert land of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is situated at the southwestern end of the Aravalli range. Unlike the other tourist places in the state, Mount Abu is the only one which sits among green forests, bringing respite from the scorching temperatures. The abundance of lakes, waterfalls and the pristine green cover have made it a particular hit among honeymooners.
Being surrounded by a diverse flora and fauna, the town boasts of its wildlife sanctuary. It stretches almost all along the length and breadth of Mount Abu. Going on an adventure packed wildlife trip is certainly one of the best things to do in this part of Rajasthan.
Besides the wildlife sanctuary, the mountain is highly renowned for its temples and shrines. Noted amongst the most popular attractions, the hill station speaks highly of its Jain temples. These are believed to be as old as 1000 years. Their magnificence is such that no visit to Abu is complete without the visit to these famed Jain temples.
Not just that, the place is a hub for a cluster of Hindu temples as well. To the delight of the pilgrims, Mount Abu has Adhardevi temple, Gaumukh temple, Vasisth Ashram, Parshavnath Ji temple and Ranghunath temple. Thus, counted as some of the best places to visit in this beautiful and sacred hill station.