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10 Best Places to Visit in Mount Abu on Your 2020 Vacation to Rajasthan

By Akshaya Devi - June 15, 2020

Mount Abu is a green oasis in the otherwise sepia-infused rustic deserts of Rajasthan. Rajasthan’s only hill station, Mount Abu, is indeed a short green break you’re granted from the never-ending plain deserts of Rajasthan. Whether you are keen on exploring the other side of Rajasthan or want to plan a staycation in the most lively area of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is the place to be. And when you plan, don’t forget to take a look at this list of best places to visit in Mount Abu!

Mount Abu lies in Sirohi district of Rajasthan and straddles the border with Gujarat. Mount Abu is also crowned by Guru Shikhar, the highest peak of the mighty Aravalli Range. From exquisite temples to exotic wildlife sanctuaries, these are hands down Mount Abu tourist places you should visit at least once during your trip to Rajasthan.

Best Places to Visit in Mount Abu

  • Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Dilwara Temples
  • Nakki Lake
  • Toad Rock
  • Sunset Point
  • Achalgarh Fort
  • Guru Shikhar
  • Brahmakumaris Peace Park
  • Shri Raghunath Temple
  • Trevor’s Tank

1. Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

The 288 km² region of Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is one of the best places to visit in Mount Abu where you can spot greenish pasture being a habitat for a wide array of wildlife like leopards, bears and various species of birds, and also find a great escape from Rajasthan’s heat.

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2. Dilwara Temples

Dilwara or Delvada temples are a testament to the fact that art is synonymous with Rajasthan. The land of princes holds art as its foremost pride and if anything, it’s flaunted in the jewel box temples and palaces of Rajasthan. Art lovers, you should include Dilwara Temples in the list of best places to visit in Mount Abu by all means!

3. Nakki Lake

Walk along the banks of Nakki Lake and soak up the warm evening breeze or set out to absorb the surrounding view by hopping on a boat. A visit to Nakki Lake Mount Abu can be combined with the nearby Toad Rock, a beautiful toad-shaped rock looking ready to jump into the lake.

4. Toad Rock

After visiting Nakki Lake, fix your snack cravings by grabbing a masala chai or pyaaz ki kachoris from the nearby Rajasthani restaurants and wayside eateries, and continue ahead to climb the Toad Rock if you are feeling adventurous or have a seat beneath and watch the sun setting over the beautiful Nakki Lake, one of the best places to visit in Mount Abu for its view.

5. Sunset Point

Speaking of sunsets, what beautiful place to visit in Mount Abu than the Sunset Point? You can drive or ride a vehicle up to a certain point and have to walk the rest of the way to the Sunset Point. An absolutely brilliant place to grab a seat and enjoy the views on your Mount Abu tourism.

6. Achalgarh Fort

If you had imagined Mount Abu Rajasthan to be one with whitewashed palaces with majestic domes, palm-infringed alleyways strolled by ornated camels, you will love Achalgarh Fort because this is one of the best places to visit in Mount Abu and is exactly how you imagined Rajasthan countrysides to be.

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7. Guru Shikhar

Elevated at 1,722 m, Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the Aravalli Range and hence one of the best trekking tours in Rajasthan. Grab your gear and get ready for an adventure, and take your camera along with you. Pit stops galore for bright photoshoot opportunities.

8. Brahmakumaris Peace Park

For some reason, it’s tough to imagine the existence of the greenest of green places like Brahmakumaris Peace Park in Rajasthan at all. One believed to invoke serenity, happiness and peace of mind, Mount Abu peace park will surely be a worthy addition to your list of best places to visit in Mount Abu.

9. Shri Raghunath Temple

Birthplace of rich Rajasthani art and numerous mythological stories, the temple located near Nakki Lake and Toad Rock is one of the best Mount Abu tourist places and doesn’t need an individual plan for visiting. Shri Raghunath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva who’s believed to protect the world and the people from natural calamities.

10. Trevor’s Tank

Trevor’s Tank is a protected wildlife sanctuary known to be a habitat for crocodiles, various bird species and many other wild animals. Trevor’s Tank is located just 8 km from the Achalgarh Fort and hence can easily be combined with the former plan. One of the best places to visit in Mount Abu to spot wildlife in their natural habitat.


Planning a visit to this beautiful hill station? You can reach Mount Abu through the nearest airport of Udaipur and explore these best places to visit in Mount Abu. Take a look at this complete guide to Mount Abu: the scenic paradise on earth and plan your Mount Abu sightseeing trip.

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