|Mount Abu, in Rajasthan, is both
a hill resort and a pilgrimage site. This mountain lies at the
southern extremity of the Aravalli Range. Surrounded by forests,
rich in flora and fauna, the town appears as an oasis. The drive
uphill along Abu Road, overlooks an arid region, strewn by huge
rocks with smooth surfaces, and weird shapes, fashioned by high
velocity winds. The altitude of this plateau (1220 m), and the
abundant vegetation have blessed Abu with a pleasant climate.
Nakki Lake, Beyond the Raghunath temple, is the placid Nakki
lake, studded with little islets. Nowhere else in India, except
in the Himalayas, does a lake exist 1200 m above sea level.
This lake, as legend has it, was dug out by the gods with their
Trevor's Tank, is a bird-watcher's paradise. The thickly
wooded hills around it are teeming with pheasants, peacocks
Sunset Point, This place offers an enchanting view of the
crimson colours of dusk, kissing the lush plains on the horizon.
Access by Air:
Mathura is accessible through airways from the nearest airports
at Ahmadabad and Udaipur.
Access by Rail:
Mount Abu can be reached easily from Delhi, Agra and Jodhpur
by means of railways.
Access by Road:
Regular bus services to Mount Abu from Ahmedabad, Udapiur
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