The best things to do in Mt Abu include a host of adventure and nature oriented outings. Its stunning location among the steep Aravalli ranges, makes Mt. Abu conducive to a variety of adventure sports. The rugged contours of the mountains, romancing the verdant forestry and sun-lit skies, is described by the songs of the diverse species of birds that call Mt Abu, home.
There are many stunning viewpoints in Mt Abu from which travellers can relish the spectacle of the rising and setting sun. Some of these are Sunset Point, Toad Rock and Guru Shikhar. In addition, there are more than 17 nature trails in Mt Abu which offer horse riding packages and horse safaris, apart from treks on foot and hiking. Bhirgu Ashram and Jalwai village are some of the most brilliant destinations for camping and trekking. Nakki Lake offers excellent options for tourism. Some of the standouts are the exciting hot air balloon rides and the idyllic picnic+boating.
Perhaps the highlight of your trip to Mt. Abu will be a visit to the architectural marvel of the stunning, marble-sculpted Dilwara Temples. The area behind is often dotted with camps and treks to the temples are frequently organised by adventure clubs.
Devotees throng these temples as well as the temples of Rishikesh and Adhar Devi.
Mt. Abu has a quaint shopping sentiment of its own. Especially the Khadi bazaar here is known for its eclectic varieties of handlooms, handicrafts, quirky souvenir selections and tie-and-dye works.
When it comes to food, Mt. Abu serves sumptuous Rajasthani and Gujarati cuisine. Some of the delicacies here are Daal batti churma and an extensive menu of chaat items. Arbuda Restaurant and Sher-e-Punjab are well known eateries in Mt. Abu, serving authentic platters.
The best things to do in Mount Abu will give you loads of memories to take back home as souvenirs.