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. NoPeak NameHeight (meters)District
1Guru Shikhar1732Mount Abu, Sirohi
2Ser Peak1592Sirohi
3Delwara1442Sirohi
4Jarga1431Udaipur
5Achalgarh1380Sirohi
6Kumbhalgarh1224Rajsamand
7Raghunathgarh1055Sikar
8Hrishikesh1017
9Kamalnath1001Udaipur
10Khoh920Jaipur
11Taragarh870Ajmer
12Bhairach792Alwar
13Babai780Jhunjhunu
14Bairath704Jaipur

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