Ranked 2 among Places to Visit in Mount Abu
Time Required: 3-4 hrs
The breathtaking Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary boasts of rich biodiversity which adds it to the list of must-visit places in the tiny hamlet. The sanctuary is one of the oldest parts of the Mount Abu mountain ranges and is the origin of numerous sightseeing points with exquisite views. It was given the status of a wildlife sanctuary in 1960 to preserve flora and fauna of the entire region and is, therefore, an important eco-tourism spot. It is the perfect place if you wish to witness the best of wildlife in Rajasthan in their natural habitat combined with a thrilling experience.
Spread across a distance of 288 km, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary crosses numerous mountain highs from 300 m to 1722 m at Gurashikhar which is considered to be the highest peak in the Aravali ranges. The wildlife sanctuary includes igneous rocks with large cavities resulting from the weathering effects of water and wind. The nature lovers and animal lovers will find this place soothing to their sense. Also, the scenic views of the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary and the serenity that it offers from the fast life of the city are worth it.
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