This breathtaking Sanctuary takes pride in its rich and dense
biodiversity, adding it to the list of must-visit places in the small town of
Mount Abu. It is one of the most primitive components of the mountain range and
encapsulates various points of sightseeing with breathtaking views. It became
an important eco-tourism place when it got the status of a wildlife sanctuary
in 1960, to protect the ecology and biodiversity. The green vegetative cover of
the forests is also the home of many vibrant species of flowers. It provides
the perfect thrilling experience of witnessing the wildlife in its natural
habitat, where they belong within the state of Rajasthan.
Gurashikhar is the highest peak of the Aravali ranges at 1722m. This
sanctuary covers it and many other mountain peaks starting from 300m, covering
the expanse of nearly 288 km. The sanctuary is also home to many hollow igneous
rocks due to weathering from water and air from the rain and the wind nearby.
The place is a hit among the nature lovers as it has proven to be soothing to
their senses. Away from the fast-moving life, the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
offers a great experience in the form of serene and scenic views for every