Top things to do

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 …
South Indian in Mt Abu

Sankalp

A branch of a quality Gujarat-based chain serving up excellent South Indian vegetarian fare. Unusual fillings such as pineapple or spinach, cheese and garlic are available for its renowned dosas and uttapams (savour…
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

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 the place to go. There are plenty of mea…
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,…
Multicuisine in Mt Abu

Chacha Cafe

A very neat, bright pure-veg eatery with red-chequered tablecloths and welcome air-con. The presentable fare ranges from dosas and biryanis to pizzas, vegetarian burgers and cashew curry. It’s next to the large Chac…
Fast Food in Mt Abu

King’s Food

A busy, open-to-the-street fast-food joint near Nakki Lake. King's Food has the usual have-a-go menu, including a range of Chinese, Punjabi and South Indian food, and good lassis, as well as filling breakfasts and n…
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…
Indian in Mt Abu

Arbuda

This big restaurant is set on a sweeping open terrace filled with chrome chairs. It’s very popular for its vegetarian Gujarati, Punjabi and South Indian food, and does fine Continental breakfasts and fresh juices.