If you are tired of the sun and the inconvenience of everyday hassles in life, the best solution lies atop this hill station, which is the only hill station of the state of Rajasthan, Mount Abu. Also known as the “oasis in the desert,” Mount Abu offers a plethora of tourist activities for the travel enthusiasts. To enjoy a wholesome trip to this part of India opt for our customized one day Mount Abu local sightseeing tour in a private car.
The mountain belongs to the beautiful Aravalli ranges of India, known for the rugged charm and alluring trekking expeditions. The ancient history of the mountains found in the scriptures and manuscripts found there tells us that it was once called “Abdura mountains” indicative of the vibrant social and cultural changes it went through because of the several dynasties that ruled the place.
From the Rajputs to the Mughals, the effect of such variant civilizations can be seen in the beautiful and larger than life composition of art as seen in architecture and constructions across the area. The best way to experience the town is with our one day Mount Abu local tour.
Package Glimpse of the One Day Mount Abu Local Sightseeing Tour
There is no such ideal to visit Mount Abu as the weather at this hill station remains pleasant all throughout the year. One should avoid traveling here during the monsoon season as it can get a little restrictive. Embrace this bundle of nature at its finest and explore what became the home of several ancient sites and is also now the cultural hub of Rajasthan.
The quick yet steep rides across the curvy bends of the hills of Aravalli are especially fun if you have a spacious private cab all to yourself! All of our vehicles that we offer with our one day private tour utterly secure along with being extremely luxurious.
In your one day sightseeing package for Mount Abu, you will visit many thrilling and adventurous sightseeing points like Sunset Point and Nakki Lake, Dilwara Temple, Achalgarh Fort, Trevor’s Tank, Toad Rock and Honeymoon’s Point.
1. Sunset Point at Nakki Lake
You can begin your one day Mount Abu tour with a visit to the Sunrise and Sunset point, making sure you catch either depending on your time of arrival. It is said that one can genuinely imbibe and understand the spirit of a city by looking at its sun rising and setting, a joy that gets manifold increased because of the altitude of this must-see location at Mount Abu. The point is located beside the gorgeous Nakki Lake, giving you the best of both worlds.
With your beloved friends and family, sipping on tea and just chilling out here, one can enjoy a spectacular view of the hills at this location. The point is also resplendent with several shops and stores. You can take a stroll as you watch the sun dip between the magnanimous valleys and buy souvenirs and gifts for your friends and family back home. Experience a delightful must-see sunrise, atop a rocky mountain beside the serenity of a lake, all in Mount Abu.
Must Do: Do enjoy the boating facilities provided here!
2. Dilwara Temple Complex
Next up in your one day Mount Abu tour by private car should be the prominent spot of Dilwara temple complex. These temples dating back to the twelfth and thirteenth century are reflective of the Gujarat dynasty and civilization, what later became the state of Gujarat. The temple is most famous as one of the most vital and beautiful Jain pilgrimage sites in the world.
Built by Jains, the intricate and ornamental architecture of the temples depicts Jain principles of honesty and frugality in some of the fabulous marble designs. It is because of the fantastic construction of these temples that marble and stone sculptures from Mount Abu became popular and can be now found all across the world.
The five temples are Vimal Vasahi Temple, Luna Vasahi temple, Pittahiar Temple, Parshvanath Temple and Mahavir Swami Temple, all built around different time periods but well endowed with Jain and Rajasthani culture. Do pay a visit to explore the most indigenous religion and culture of India and especially Rajasthan in the Dilwara temples of Mount Abu.
Must Do: Take a close look at the marble carvings at the temple.
3. Achalgarh Fort
A quick drive in your Mount Abu local sightseeing tour will take you to the famous Achalgarh Fort of Mount Abu. The fort is a brilliant example of how several religions and dynasties came together in Mount Abu and Rajasthan as a whole, to give it a texture and social-political history of its own. The fort, located 11 kilometers away from the central town was initially built to keep an eye on strangers.
Though much of fort today is in ruins, a lot can be understood about how civilizations operated then and now. The fort was built by the Parapara dynasty around the fifteenth century, but it has remains of more modern concepts of Mahadev Temples, and even many similar Jain temples can be found around the fort. A quick ride up to this part of the city is a must-see for all history and archaeology enthusiasts.
Must See: The fort is also equipped with a beautiful and bounteous lake in the premises, so make sure you check that out.
4. Trevor’s Tank and Toad Rock
In the same day Mount Abu tour package, you can visit the popular Trevor’s tank site at Mount Abu. This is a popular location among travelers because it is an extravagant oasis of activities and adventure, all cradled amidst the best of nature and greenery. A visit to this human-made heaven can give you the opportunity to explore several adventure sports available.
The scenic ride across the bends of the Aravalli is already a visual treat followed by the bird watching one can indulge in, at the Salim Ali Point. Besides, the most remarkable attraction of this place is the crocodiles! One can see live crocodiles preserved and conserved by officials, a rare occurrence in compact city spaces.
You can also enjoy a trip to the Toad Rock near the Nakki Lake. This rock located south of the lake will be a delightful visit in your same day Mount Abu tour because of the brilliant views it provides. The stone is naturally shaped like a frog about to jump in the water and hence it is called so. What is even more spectacular is the breathtaking view of the Aravalli ranges and the rest of Mount Abu that it offers.
Must Do: Near the tank, you can visit the Utroj and Sher Gaon villages to see how people from the places live and contribute to the culture of Mount Abu.
5. Honeymoon Point
Make a visit to the delightful Honeymoon Point, located at an astounding height of 4,000 feet above ground level. The place is also often known as Anadara point and is popular among couples and families alike for the majestic views it offers of the lake and the old gateway to Mount Abu. Enjoy quiet time with your partner thousands of feet far from the daily chaotic life.
Located at the south-west corner of the Nakki lake, this honeymoon point offers magnanimous views of the sky as you watch the sunset and rise into the many shades of the sky with your loved ones. Such a breathtaking view away from the chatter of petty civilization is often what we look for in an ideal vacation. This part of your Mount Abu sightseeing package also offers access to some very famous and popular food stalls located in and around the point.
Enjoy local street food and other famous Rajasthani delicacies or even just plain simple Maggi from the mountains with your loved ones and make this trip memorable. Its proximity to other tourist spots is also one reason why it’s very famous and frequently visited by tourists.
Must Do: The honeymoon point is also a must-see because of the famous “love rock” that is present there where people pose and click selfies to make their stay memorable and accounted for posterity.
Thus Mount Abu and its proximity to hubs like Delhi and the other famous cities of Rajasthan offers a perfect excuse for one to plan a short trip with family up in the hills. You do not have to worry about the hassles of planning a vacation, trying to cover all the prominent spots in a weekend trip because we do that for you, and we do it brilliantly.
Enjoy a cool trip away from the hustle and bustle of city traffic, hectic job schedules and strict, disciplined lives to the safe and enriching city of Mount Abu. The highest peaks of the Aravalli ranges can be found here making adventurous treks with friends and family more accessible. Come to explore the best of Rajasthan and India at Mount Abu!