Skip The Himachal Crowd & Visit This Quaint Hill Station In Rajasthan

by Vaishalee Kalvankar
by Vaishalee Kalvankar 216

Every time you think about escaping the heat, Shimla, Manali, and Mussorie are the only places to pop into your mind. But this year why not explore Rajasthan’s only hill station, Mount Abu. Mount Abu is referred to as ‘an Oasis in the Desert’ and has the most pleasant climate. It is located in the Sirohi district nestled amidst the Aravalli ranges. Here is a guide to this beautiful hill station. 

Best Time To Visit

Generally, people visit this place in huge numbers during the summer seasons as an escape from the scorching sun after all it is a hill station. The best time as such to visit this place is between September and November. People also visit this place in huge numbers in October and November as there are cultural and religious programs marking its festive season. 

 

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Tourist Attractions

Mount Abu is set amidst Aravalli ranges giving you some amazing panoramic views. The place is surrounded by waterfalls, lakes, forests, rivers and mountains. The place is a known pilgrim town as it houses some important temples of the Hindu and Jain communities. There are also a number of historical monuments for you to visit. Some of the most famous spots are Achalgarh Fort, Dilwara Jain Temple, Nakki Lake, Sunset Point, Guru Shikhar, Adhar Devi, Trevor’s Crocodile Park, Gaumukh and Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary. 

 

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Accommodations

Rajasthan is known for its hospitality and so is Mount Abu. The hill station has every type of accommodation from budget lounges to mid-ranged hotels to luxury resorts for the traveller can choose from according to his preferences and budget. During monsoons, newlyweds can expect discounts too. Some of the places to consider for accommodation are Wordsworth Lodge,  Sterling Mount Abu and hotel Mount Regency to be named among others. 

 

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