Backpacking for Mount Abu (Rajasthan, India)

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18th Jul 2015
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Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat.

The mountain forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9 km wide.

The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar at 1,722 m (5,650 ft) above sea level.

It is referred to as 'an oasis in the desert' as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests.

Nearest Railway station is Abu Road Railway station which is 27 km away.

We started this trip in Car from Ahmadabad, it took 5 hours for us to reach the destination.

The Abu Road is very Dangerous for new drivers.

The place is very much beautiful in monsoon season.

You can find all types of Foods here.

Beautiful place to stay.

Guru Shikhar, a peak at an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters), is the highest point in Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 15 km from Mount Abu. It has a commanding view of Abu and its surroundings. There is also a temple here of Lord Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Photo of Guru Shikhar, Sirohi, Rajasthan 307501, India by Nishit Parekh

Guru Shikhar, a peak at an altitude of 5,676 feet (1722 meters), is the highest point in Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 15 km from Mount Abu. It has a commanding view of Abu and its surroundings. There is also a temple here of Lord Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Photo of Guru Shikhar, Sirohi, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Guru Shikhar, Sirohi, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh

A hotel with perfect combination of individual garden Villas, Family Suites, Super deluxe & Deluxe Rooms. The Hotel is surrounded by serene and lush green environment admist of whispering Palm, Mango & Nilgiri trees. With beautiful natural Rocks. To experience this fantastic beauty of Hotel Karnavati check it out yourself.

Photo of Backpacking for Mount Abu (Rajasthan, India) by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Backpacking for Mount Abu (Rajasthan, India) by Nishit Parekh

His Highness Maharaja Ram Singh of Jaipur built the Jaipur House at Mount Abu in 1897. He was given the choice of selecting the best site by the then ruler of Sirohi State. Jaipur House was built in serene Rajput architecture on the high cliff over looking the magnificent Nakki Lake and the plateau below. The Present Maharaja of Jaipur, Brigadier Sawai Bhawani Singh , MVC and Her Highness Maharani Padmini Devi have converted this palace into a grand heritage Hotel complete with all the facilities of international standard. As you walk into the grand interiors and are received with gracious warmth, you’ll sense that his is a superior Heritage Hotel.

Photo of Jaipur House, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh

Nakki Lake is centre of tourist attraction in Mount Abu at a walking distance from town centre. Raghunath Temple and Maharaja Jaipur Palace are also on hills near the Lake.

Photo of Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India by Nishit Parekh

Nakki Lake is centre of tourist attraction in Mount Abu at a walking distance from town centre. Raghunath Temple and Maharaja Jaipur Palace are also on hills near the Lake.

Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh
Photo of Nakki Lake, Nakki Lake, Mount Abu, Rajasthan 307501 by Nishit Parekh

Mount Abu is home to one of the most visited and architecturally renowned Jain temples (11 to 13th century), Dilwara Temples. The complex comprises many temples

Sunset point is 3 kms from Mount Abu and a popular evening point for tourists to converge.

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