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Tourism in Mount Abu

22-7-2016
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Tourism in Mount Abu

In addition to being a prominent destination to break away from the scorching heat, it is also a significant pilgrim centre, especially for the Rajput and Jain communities. The place is also famous for eminent priests and saints. Mount Abu is widely renowned for archaeological remnants, Dilwara temples, attraction picnic treks and spots.

 

It is a historic destination which attracts the attention of numerous tourists visiting Rajasthan. It is also worth nothing that as per the Hindu Mythology, the great Yagna was carried out by Sage Vashistha on Mount Abu.

 

Popular Attractions at Mount Abu

A trip to Mount Abu is incomplete unless you go over to see the magnanimous temples. Some of the most famous temples and attractive attractions here are:

• Dilwara Jain Temple - This temple is a magnificent structure built in white marble. It is located in the environs of a mangrove, which makes the temple much more alluring. The temple features exotic paintings that look truly marvellous. It is dedicated to Jain Tirthankars. The Dilwara Jain Temples are well-known for being the prominent pilgrimage among Jains. 

Tourism in Mount Abu

Standing at a height of 1722 metres, Guru Shikhar is the summit of Aravali Mountains. Just climb onto the gigantic mountain and please yourself with the striking views of the delightful hill resort and the contiguous regions as well. Put on your most terrific pair of trekking shoes to ensure that your journey to the top of the mountain does not wear you down. Adventure aficionados and nature enthusiasts are totally in for an enchanting thrill. Carry your cameras as you would definitely want to capture the breathtaking moments and treasure them for years to come.

 

• Located at a distance of 15 kilometres from Mount AbuGuru Shikhar is popular for its panoramic appeal. The illustrious Dattatreya Temple is located at the peak of this mountain. It beckons you to adore the beauty of nature and get a chance to explore spiritual intervention. Owing to the rife of captivating moments this place offers, it is undoubtedly one of the most sought after attractions.

• Stretched over a land of 290 sq km, there is also a wildlife sanctuary on Mount Abu, the foundation of which was laid in 1960. The sanctuary is home to 820 species and 449 genres of plants. It is also a habitat for animals that include sambar, chinkara, langur, leopard, wild boar among others.

At India Holiday Mall, we are offering exciting deals of tour packages to Mount Abu. Book a tour to green oasis of the princely state of Rajasthan and prepare yourself to set out on a journey for an unforgettable experience. We also provide all-encompassing tour packages for all prominent attractions across India.

 

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