Architecture of temples
Dilwara Jain temple is one of the major tourist attractions of this hill station. It was constructed with highly intricate and artistic carvings in white marble in the 11th century and fascinates your senses. This temple has five sections, and each section is dedicated to Jain saints who are worshipped till date. No photography is allowed inside the temple and the entry is free. The Adhar Devi temple dedicated to Goddess Durga is located inside a cave on the Mountain Peek of Aravalli Mountains. This place is populated during Navaratri, which are dear to the goddess. The landscape view around the Gaumukh Temple, 5 kilometers from Mount Abu is breathtaking. Guru Shikhar, located at the Peak of Aravalli Mountain, provides a scenic panoramic view of the surroundings. It has the temple of Lord Dattatreya, the Holy Trinity.
Boating and air balloon rides, and trekking
At Nakki Lake, you can take the boat ride, and enjoy the air balloon rides. You can also take a bike on hire for 200 to 300 INR per day and go sightseeing the hill station by yourself, at your own pace. You can also visit the Toad Rock near the Nakki Lake for treks and rock climbing. The only water sports you will enjoy at the Nakki Lake is boat rides. There is no nightlife in Mount Abu.
Wildlife and safaris
You can take a jeep safari at the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary. You can get a glimpse of fox, jackals, hyenas, wolves, civets, wild jungle cats, wild boar, peacocks, porcupine, hedgehogs, and many other rare animal species. The jeep safaris will cost you 300 INR per day. You can also visit the Trevor’s Tank for bird watching, enjoy the tranquility of nature, and get a view of crocodiles. You can take a half a day or a full day trek at this sanctuary. Your holidays in Mount Abu will be mostly about day time activities. These are the places to see during the day.
Shop, walk, and eat
Mount Abu gets chilly in the evenings. You can take an evening stroll in the nearby markets and buy clothes, artifacts, and spices for a cheaper price. You can taste the Rajasthani platter and enjoy Rajasthani drinks at most of the Dhabas or restaurants at Mount Abu. There are better eating joints near the Nakki Lake and you will get an authentic taste of Rajasthani cuisine at this place.
Sunset and waterfalls
Enjoy the sunrise and sunset at the Sunset point at the Sunrise Valley in Mount Abu. You will find many hotels and eating joints near this valley. Reach this place in the evening to get a beautiful view of the sunset. You can also visit the Dhrudhiya Water Falls during the daytime for one or two hours and enjoy the scenic view with family and friends. You can also take a shower under this waterfall.