Nakki Lake is a popular tourist attraction located in Mount Abu, Rajasthan. Surrounded by hills, the serene lake is heaven for nature lovers. You can take a stroll around the lake, relax or enjoy boating. A visit to this place will leave you relaxed and rejuvenated.
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According to a Hindu legend, this lake is an ancient sacred lake. It is said that the lake was dug out with nails (Nakh) and hence it got its present name, Nakki. One legend suggests that it was dug by Gods to live in, for protection against the Bashkali rakshash (a demon). There are other legends too, which you can hear from the locals once you visit the lake.
Experience the serene beauty of the lake while boating, which is one of the fun activities in Mount Abu. A 30-minute ride will cost around Rs 100 per person. Horse rides are also available around the lake. There are several food stalls and shop near the lake.
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BEST TIME TO VISIT MOUNT ABU
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