Mount Abu

Mount Abu is the only Hill stations to visit in Rajasthan, the average height level of 1219 mt from the sea level, Tourist from India and international also plan their vacations around the famous winter festival held in Mount Abu, Mount Abu is surrounded by lakes, rivers, forests, and waterfalls, Mount Abu was the home of many saints and sages in the old days. Legend has it that all the 330 million gods and goddesses of the Hindu pantheon used to visit this holy mountain, The townhouses several Hindu temples like Jain temple, Brahma Kumaris is most of which were built in the ancient and the medieval periods.

The name Mount Abu refers to the mythical snake Arbuda who once saved the life of Lord Shiva’s sacred bull, Nandi. The region was thus named Arbudaranaya that literally means the ‘forests of Arbuda, The hill town has been of importance since the Vedic period and is mentioned in the Puranas as the place where the sage Vashishta retired following his conflict with the sage Vishvamitra. The mountains were later ceded as a part of the Rajputana kingdom and were used as a summer resort for the royal Rajput family.