Peaks of Rajasthan

Rajasthan is bisected by Aravalli(Aravali) range into two major parts: Southeast Rajasthan and Northwest Rajasthan. The northwest consists of a series of sand dunes covers nearly two-thirds of the area. Aravali range is approximately 692 Kms long, running across Gujarat, Rajasthan, Haryana and Delhi. As a result Rajasthan has multiple peaks.

Top Peaks of Aravali Hills in Rajasthan

S. No Peak Name Height (meters) District
1 Guru Shikhar 1732 Mount Abu, Sirohi
2 Ser Peak 1592 Sirohi
3 Delwara 1442 Sirohi
4 Jarga 1431 Udaipur
5 Achalgarh 1380 Sirohi
6 Kumbhalgarh 1224 Rajsamand
7 Raghunathgarh 1055 Sikar
8 Hrishikesh 1017
9 Kamalnath 1001 Udaipur
10 Khoh 920 Jaipur
11 Taragarh 870 Ajmer
12 Bhairach 792 Alwar
13 Babai 780 Jhunjhunu
14 Bairath 704 Jaipur

The Aravalli’s in Rajasthan are divided into 3 main sections:

  1. North-Eastern Aravalli Range
  2. Central Aravalli Range
  3. Southern Aravalli Range
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1. North-Eastern Aravalli Range

  • They are also called as Alwar hills.
  • Stretches from Delhi to isolated hills of Alwar & Jaipur.
  • Average elevation of 300-670 meters.
  • To north & east it merges with Ganga-Yamuna Plains.
  • Hill Ranges
    • Malkhet & Khetri Group of hills
    • Torawati Hills
  • Peaks of North-Eastern Aravalli Region:
    • Raghunathgarh (Sikar) – 1055 meters
    • Khoh (Jaipur) – 920 meters
    • Bhairach (Alwar) – 792 meters
    • Barwara (Jaipur) – 786 meters
    • Babai (Junjhunu) – 780 meters
    • Bilali (Alwar) – 775 meters
    • Manoharpura (Jaipur) – 747 meters
    • Bairath (Jaipur) – 704 meters
    • Sariska (Alwar) – 677 meters
    • Siravas – 651 meters

 

2. Central Aravali Range:

  • Includes districts of Ajmer, south-western Tonk, Jaipur
  • Surrounded on
    • North by – Alwar Hills
    • East by Karauli table-land
    • South by Banas plains
    • West by Sambhar basin
  • Hill ranges:
    • Shekhawati lower hills
    • Marwar Hills
  • Peaks of Central Aravalli Region
    • Goramji (Ajmer) – 934 meters
    • Taragarh (Ajmer) – 870 meters
    • Naag Pahar (Ajmer) -795 meters

 

3. Southern Aravali Range:

  • Includes district of Udaipur, South-eastern margin of Pali & Dungarpur districts.
  • Hill ranges
    • Mewar hills & Bhorat Plateau
    • Girwa Hills
    • Merwara Hills
    • Abu block & Oria plateau
  • Peaks of Southern Aravali Range
    • Guru Shikhar (Sirohi) – 1722 meters
    • Ser (Sirohi) – 1597 meters
    • Dilwara (Sirohi) – 1442 meters
    • Jarga (Sirohi) – 1431 meters
    • Achalgarh (Sirohi) – 1380 M
    • Kumbhalgarh (Rajsamand) – 1224 meters
    • Dhoniya – 1183 meters
    • Hrishikesh – 1017 meters
    • Kamalnath (Udaipur) – 1001 meters
    • Sajjangarh (Udaipur)- 938 meters
    • Lilagarh – 874 meters