Beautiful Hill Stations in Rajasthan

Hill Stations

Beautiful Hill Stations in Rajasthan

When the heat of the desert starts to get to you, it is smart to escape to the hill stations in Rajasthan where the cool climate will help you rejuvenate. While the scenic Mount Abu is the only prominent hill station in Rajasthan, Ranakpur and Sajjangarh are suitable alternatives for those wanting to run for those hills in this arid region.

Here is the list of 5 Beautiful Hill Stations in Rajasthan

1. Mount Abu - A beautiful hill station in Rajasthan

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Known For : Dilwara Temples Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary Nakki Lake

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The only hill station of Rajasthan, its cool atmosphere and lush green surroundings make it a major tourist spot within the state. The most important attraction, however, are undoubtedly the Dilwara temples, which is one of the most stunning piece of architecture in the country. If you are a history or architecture buff, this is one of the places you should absolutely not miss out in India.

Best Time: October to March

15 Mount Abu Attractions

2. Ranakpur - A Spiritual Oasis in Aravali

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Known For : Ranakpur Jain Temple Sadri Surya Narayan Temple

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Ranakpur is a small quaint town nestled amid the secluded valley of Aravali Ranges in Rajasthan. Situated around 96 km North of Udaipur in Pali district, this hill station in Rajasthan is an important destination for Jain pilgrims. The place presents a unique spectacle of verdant greenery and gushing streams, an unusual sight in Rajasthan. Immersed in the vibrant culture with a myriad of enrapturing beauty in store, Ranakpur has made its way on the list of must-visit destinations in Rajasthan.
It is named after Rana Kumbha, who donated some land for the place.

Best Time: October to March

7 Ranakpur Attractions

3. Sajjangarh Palace

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Also known as Monsoon Palace, Sajjangarh Palace is located at a peak Bansdara Mountain as high as about 944 m above the sea level overlooking the famous Pichola Lake.

4. Achalgarh Village

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Achalgarh village is a picturesque hill station in Rajasthan in Mount Abu which is famous for the Achalgarh fort and Achleshwar temple. The fortress Achalgarh is situated at the top of a mountain peak.

5. Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu

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Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the Aravalli Range and lies about 15 kilometres from Mount Abu. The height of the peak is 1722 meters from sea level thereby promising a breathtaking view of the Aravalli range and the hill station of Mount Abu. Guru Shikhar translates to 'the peak of the guru' and was named after Guru Dattatreya who is believed to have resided on the peak during his days as a monk. The cave atop the peak has been converted to a temple in his remembrance. Guru Shikhar is also home to the Mount Abu Observatory.

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