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#8 of 12 Places to Visit in Mount Abu

At a distance of 1 km from Mount Abu Bus Station, Sri Raghunathji Temple is an ancient temple situated next to the Nakki Lake in the hill station of Mount Abu. It is one of the top tourist places in Mount Abu, Rajasthan.

Sri Raghunathji Temple is dedicated to Raghunathji who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The pilgrims believe that Lord Raghunath has come upon earth to save the poor souls and help them fight with all tragedies and calamities of life. The temple is believed to liberate one from the pains and pangs of life. The main idol of the temple was believed to be placed by the Great Swami Ramanand, the guru of Sant Kabir.

Constructed in the 14th century AD, this temple holds the rich legacy of the ancient Mewar culture. The temple resembles a palace and has two watch towers on both sides of the entrance. The wonderful idol of the Lord is its prime attraction. The temple walls are nicely decorated with colourful paintings showing the Rajputana heritage. .....

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Adventure

#9 of 12 Places to Visit in Mount Abu

Mount Abu with its beautiful landscapes, lakes, waterfalls, sunset points and lush green forests provides an excellent opportunity for nature lovers to appreciate Mother Nature in close. There are 17 nature trails and pathways approved by the state forest department for adventure activities. These trails wind through different parts of the dense forest with grassland and water bodies, where trekking is allowed on foot and on horse.

The Mount Abu started becoming a popular place ever since the British started taking special interest in the region. As the British started promoting the place as the summer capital of the Rajputana estate, they developed the region with beautiful jungle trails. The Bailey's Walk (2 km), Craig's Path (2 km), and Salgaon Trail (3 km) are some exciting jungle trails to experience. For the more rugged trekkers, the Utroj path (6 km), Trevor's Tank (6 km) and Tiger path (8 km) can be adrenalin pumping challenges. Almost all the trails begin at the Nakki Lake.

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Adventure | Backwaters

#10 of 12 Places to Visit in Mount Abu

At a distance of 5 km from Mount Abu Bus Station, 8 km from Achalgarh and 13 km from Guru Shikhar, Trevor's Tank is basically a huge manmade lake situated in the hill station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan. It is one of the popular Mount Abu sightseeing places.

This place is a crocodile breeding spot and was built in the year 1897 AD by the then famous British engineer, Col. G.H. Trevor. Earlier, this region was under the Rajputana state and the then Maharao Kesari Singhji Bahadur of Sirohi gifted this land to his friend Trevor, who converted the area into a small wildlife sanctuary.

Trevor Tank has been promoted by the state tourism department as a part of Mount Abu's eco-tourism. This tank is presently being used by the authorities for crocodile breeding, as a wildlife conservation project. Apart from being a breeding ground and home to these deadly reptiles, the park is also a heaven for birdwatchers. The place is frequented by birdwatchers for spotting pigeons, peacocks and .....

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Pilgrimage

#11 of 12 Places to Visit in Mount Abu

At a distance of 1.8 km from Nakki Lake and 3 km from Mount Abu Bus Station, Adhar Devi Temple, also known as Arbuda Devi Temple is a Hindu temple situated on a hill in Mount Abu. It is one of the top places to visit in Maunt Abu.

Adhar Devi Temple is located among beautiful caves on the mountains of Aravalli hills. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple was named after the 'Adhar' of the Goddess Durga, which fell at the site and was found hanging in mid-air. The temple has full of exquisite idols and sculptures, which make it worth visiting.

This cave-temple is located inside a rocky cleave and can be reached through a flight of 365 stairs, which has been carved in the hill. The inner shrine is reached by crawling a narrow cave. The temple is visited by people in large number during the nine days of the famous festival 'Navratri. The scenic beauty amidst which the temple stands is quite breathtaking. The entire Mount Abu town is visible from the top.

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Museum

#12 of 12 Places to Visit in Mount Abu

At a distance of 700 m from Mount Abu Bus Station, the Government Museum is a historical treasure trove situated in Mount Abu. This is the main museum and also one of the prime tourist places in Mount Abu.

The Government Museum & Art Gallery of Mount Abu was setup within the Raj Bhawan premises in 1962. The main purpose of this museum is to preserve the archaeological wealth of the region. The museum has a rich collection of arts and artifacts bearing to the tribal life of the region that dates back to the 6th century AD. The museum is also known as Archaeological Museum of Mount Abu. Apart from revealing the rich history of the place, these exhibits also reflect the rich culture and tradition of Mount Abu.

The museum is divided into two sections based on their exhibited items. The first section portrays a picture of a local tribal village with 3-dimentionsal huts, weapons and musical instruments put to display. Varieties of earrings and garments are also on display at this .....

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Most Asked Questions on Mount Abu


  • What is the best season to visit Mount Abu?

    February to June & September to December is the best time to visit Mount Abu, as these are the periods when the weather is pleasant enough to enjoy sightseeing. Most of the tourists also plan vacations around the famous Winter Festival held in Mount Abu each year in December.

  • How many days are required to visit Mount Abu?

    Mount Abu requires 2 full days to visit the most important attractions. There are several wonderful destinations around Mount Abu like Jodhpur, Udaipur, Chittorgarh and Rann of Kutch which can be visited by adding few additional days to the trip.

  • What is the budget required to visit Mount Abu?

    Budget of Mount Abu trip depends on the trip duration and category of hotel you choose for your stay along with the kind of vehicle you prefer. Mount Abu tour packages offered by Trawell.in start from as low as INR 5100 per person for a 2D/1N trip and from INR 11250 per person for 4D/3N vacation.

  • What are some must visit places & things to do while visiting Mount Abu?

    Ensure to cover most important places to visit in Mount Abu like Dilwara Temples, Nakki Lake, Sunset Point, Guru Shikhar, Achalgarh Fort, Gaumukh Temple, Peace Park, Raghunathji Temple, Arbuda Devi Temple, Government Museum, etc.

  • when is the winter festival celebrated in Mount Abu?

    The famous Winter Festival held in Mount Abu each year in December. Most of the tourists also plan vacations during this season.