Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan

Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan

Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan | The Aravalli Range derives its name from Ada-Vala, a Rajasthani word meaning “a beam lying across”.  The Aravali range virtually runs across as a beam across Rajasthan and bisects the state 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.

Highest Mountain Peaks of Rajasthan

S. NoPeak NameHeight (meters)Location District
1Guru Shikhar1722Mount Abu, Sirohi
2Ser Peak1597Sirohi
3Delwara1442Sirohi
4Jarga1431Udaipur
5Achalgarh1380Sirohi
6Mount. Abu1225Sirohi
7Kumbhalgarh1224Rajsamand
8Raghunathgarh1055Sikar
9Hrishikesh1017Sirohi
10Kamalnath1001Udaipur
11Goramji934Ajmer
12Khoh920Jaipur
13Taragarh870Ajmer
14Nag Pahar795Ajmer
15Bhairach792Alwar
16Babai780Jhunjhunu
17Bairath704Jaipur

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

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

1. North-Eastern Aravalli Range

  • 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:

  • 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:

  • 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

FAQ related to Peaks of Rajasthan

Which is the highest peak of Rajasthan ?

Guru Shikhar, located in Mount Abu in Sirohi District is the highest mountain peak in Rajasthan. It has the height of about 1722 Meters.

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