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Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Mount Abu

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Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary is located in one of the oldest mountain ranges of India, the Aravalli range. It was declared a wildlife sanctuary in 1980.GeographyIt spreads out into a plateau which is about 19 km in length and 6 km in breadth. In altitude, it varies from 300 meters at the foot to 1722 meters at Guru Shikhar, the highest peak in Rajasthan.The rocks are igneous and due to the weathering effect of wind and water, large cavities are common in them.FloraIt is very rich in floral bio-diversity starting from xenomorphic sub-tropical thorn forests in the foot hills to sub-tropical evergreen forests along PRIYEN water courses and valleys at higher altitudes. There are about 112 plant families with 449 genera and 820 species. Of these, 663 species are dicots while 157 species are monocots. About 81 species of trees, 89 species of shrubs, 28 species of climbers and 17 species of tuberous plants of medicinal importance have been identified in this sanctuary.Mount Abu is the only place in Rajasthan where one can observe a variety of orchids. The place is also rich in bryophytes and algae. Three species of wild roses and 16 species of feras some of which are quite rare have also been reported from here. The south-west part of the sanctuary is rich in bamboo forests.
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  • You need a much time to see this place so recommend to go there first on the start of the day althought the place is awesome.  more »
  • Mount Abu wild life sanctuary is superb place. We can enjoy real nature and actual forest. There is a stay point in sanctuary where we can enjoy fish feeding and tea breakfast and photography but it i...  more »
  • We were very happy and enjoyed Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Its the nature that is creates its own beauty, each and every thing is beautiful. Enjoyed long time explore the nature lovely time.  more »