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Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu

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Take in views of the Aravalli Range from atop Rajasthan’s highest peak at Guru Shikhar. Just 15 km (9 mi) from Mount Abu and reachable by car, the peak rises to an elevation of 1,722 mt (5,676 ft). From the top, enjoy panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscapes as you cool down in the breeze. Climb the stairs to discover the Hindu cave temples of Dattatreya, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, and another temple dedicated to his mother, Anasuya. Look out for the large bell, suspended by a wooden frame, dating back to 1411. Plan to see Guru Shikhar and other attractions that appeal to you using our Mount Abu vacation trip planner.
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  • We went there by our own car and struggled to find a parking space. However, we did get couple of guys to find a place and also get the car washed. Once parked, had to take a flight of stairs to reach...  more »
  • the tallest peak as it is of the range, the way to it is ts self beautiful.. after reaching ther you can have a really relaxing time in the chilled environment. it really offers gret view 
  • Majestic view from the top of this climb, apart from the religious angle. Also quite a few Viewpoints on the way to Gurushikar 
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  • Habit of Indians is to build temples in areas where it is difficult to go anď then make easier way to reach there. This area is no exception. There are steps up to the summit. Three temples near the top and shops destroy the beauty of the summit. Topmost area is colored uglily. But still view from the summit is worth watching.
  • Guru Shikhar is temple located on hill near 20-25 kms from Mount Abu. best time to visit is after sunrise or before sunset. I has taken rented bike to travel through road it was very dangerous road because of so many turnings & high, better ride slowly and here you can experience amazing view on top of Guru Shikhar. Preferable time to go is after 9:00 am to before 5:00pm.
  • 1722 mtrs above mean sea level.. Highest peak of aravali mountain range.. Super climate.. Great place
  • In the rainy season best for travel Mt Abu Awesome climate. Guru shikhar is a highest peak of India
  • Lovely place to visit.It was fun climbing so many stairs to reach the temple.A big bell at the top most point was a major attraction.The view from the topmost point was awesome.