Top things to do in Mt Abu

Jain Temple in Mt Abu

Delwara Temples

These remarkable Jain temples are Mt Abu’s most remarkable attraction and feature some of India’s finest temple decoration. They predate the town of Mt Abu by many centuries and were built when this site was just a …
Lake in Mt Abu

Nakki Lake

Scenic Nakki Lake, the town’s focus, is one of Mt Abu’s biggest attractions. It’s so named because, according to legend, it was scooped out by a god using his nakh (nails). Some Hindus thus consider it a holy lake. …
Mountain in Mt Abu

Guru Shikhar

At the northeast end of the Mt Abu plateau, 17km by the winding road from the town, rises 1722m-high Guru Shikhar, Rajasthan’s highest point. A road goes almost all the way to the summit and the Atri Rishi Temple, c…
Multicuisine in Mt Abu

Chacha Cafe

A very neat, bright pure-veg eatery with excellent service and cold beer. Downstairs there's booths and welcome AC, upstairs is outside and ideal in the cool evenings. The presentable fare ranges from dosas and biry…
South Indian in Mt Abu


A branch of a quality Gujarat-based chain serving up excellent South Indian vegetarian fare with a view of the lake. Unusual fillings such as Sechuan or spinach, cheese and garlic are available for its renowned dosa…
Multicuisine in Mt Abu

Mulberry Tree Restaurant

Mt Abu’s Gujarati tourists make veg thalis the order of the day in the town, so if you’re craving a bit of nonveg, the smart Mulberry Tree Restaurant at the Hilltone Hotel is a good upmarket place to go. There are p…
Viewpoint in Mt Abu

Sunset Point

Sunset Point is a popular place to watch the brilliant setting sun. Hordes stroll out here every evening to catch the end of the day, the food stalls and all the usual jolly hill-station entertainment. To get there,…
Barbecue in Mt Abu

Tandoori Bites

This bright eatery near the taxi stand sets up a barbecue out the front to entice customers with the delicious smoky smells. It's does a good range of vegetarian curries and veg barbecue, though there's no doubt thi…
Indian in Mt Abu

Kanak Dining Hall

The excellent all-you-can-eat thalis are contenders for Mt Abu’s best meals. There’s seating indoors in the busy dining hall or outside under a canopy. It’s conveniently located near the bus stand for the lunch brea…
Wildlife Reserve in Mt Abu

Mt Abu Wildlife Sanctuary

This 289-sq-km sanctuary covers much of the mountain plateau and surrounds the town of Mt Abu. It is home to leopards, deer, foxes and bears. Contact Mt Abu Treks to arrange an overnight stay.