If you are looking for an adventure trek to the Indian mountain ranges, then head to the Aravalli mountains of Rajasthan. Renowned as the oldest plateau range of India, these mountains comprise of six major ranges beginning from the Eastern Ghats to the western ghats, Aravalli, Satpura, Vindhya, and Purvanchal. Avail an affordable AC car hire in Udaipur to begin your trek.
Trek at Aravalli Hills
If you are in Udaipur, then this 350-kilometre expedition is sure to challenge your endurance and adrenaline levels. Aravalli mountains of Rajasthan are a combination of misty mountains, green valleys, and beautiful green carpet landscaping. The aroma of the rustic beauty that abounds in the valley greets you as you enter the valley and reach Sayra, the Ranakpur region. The trip by road is through the scenic valley and abundant nature of the Ranakpur forests which is quite an experience by itself.
Love adventures? Climb the hard granite rocks at Nuh, Dumdama, and Dhauj of the Aravali hills, and you are sure to have an excellent experience. Be sure to get some climbing experience before you get here.
Gurushikhar – The Iconic Point of Aravalli Mountain ranges in Rajasthan
The highest peak of the Aravalli mountain ranges is Mount Abu, also known as the Gurushikhar. After about 20 Km of the ride, you enter the Aravalli peak zone. This peak, 1721 m, is acclaimed to be one of the arduous climbs of Indian mountain ranges after the Himalayas. However, if you aim to hit your target of reaching the peak, then, make sure you keep yourself hydrated.
Visit the Historical Towns of Rajasthan
Did you know that the Aravallis are the oldest mountain ranges in the world? Initially known to offer utmost security to the state, these mountain ranges separate the plains and plateaus of Rajasthan from the Thar Desert. Dotted with an array of palaces and forts, these mountain ranges surround several historical towns like Bundi, Udaipur, and Pushkar. You may book a reliable and licensed taxi in Udaipur to go around the historic towns of Rajasthan.
Experience the Wilder side of the Hills
Mount Abu sanctuary, Kumbalgarh sanctuary and the Sariska National park are some of the best wildlife sanctuaries and national parks located in the Aravali belt.
These sanctuaries abound in natural beauty is a nature lover’s delight. They also offer the option to stay in huts located on tree tops. You can expect wildlife safaris and trips to these sanctuaries and grab an eye a wide number of birds and animals like the flying squirrel, Indian wolf, eagles, great Indian bustard, python, jungle cat, jackal, hyena, sambar deer, spotted deer, sloth bear and so many more.
The parks provide services for camping, trekking and bird watching. There are options to stay in log huts and tent, which are built in serene surroundings. The park has naturalists and guides to help tourists know more about the natural life found in the mountain ranges.
Best time to visit
The best time to soak in the beauty of Aravalli hills would be from October to March or after the monsoons. In winters the temperature could dip to 5° C, but you can still plan a trip after packing along with your woollens.
So if you are thinking of a short vacation and unwinding in the lap of nature, then Aravalli Hills in Rajasthan could be a viable option. The place with its natural beauty and scenic views will make your holiday worthwhile and rejuvenate your spirits.