Aravalli Hills

Aravalli Hills

(ərä`vəlē), hill system, N India, stretching 350 mi (560 km) through Rajasthan state. Divided into the Sambhar-Sirohi and the Sambhar-Khetri ranges, the hills contain a variety of minerals, including large amounts of quartzite. Most of the hills are 1,000 to 3,000 ft (300 to 900 m) in elevation and from 6 to 60 mi (10 to 100 km) in width. The peak of Guru Sikhar on Mount Abu, which is 5,645 ft (1,720 m) in elevation, is the highest of the range.
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Supermodel Yasmin Le Bon's favourite Rajasthan retreat, Rawla Narlai, hidden in the mythical Aravalli Hills, is one of those rustic gems that celebrities flock to for a discreet and transporting experience.
However, with tree becoming rare and found only in few pockets of Aravalli hills the Bassi Kala is also diminishing.
Trenches have also been dug up in the Aravalli hills areas and a water tanker goes around the whole city filling up these tubs, twice a day.
on Monday asked the Haryana government and real estate firm Bharti Land -- a sister company of telecom giant Airtel -- to explain in two days why more than 7,000 trees were felled over 52 acres of the environmentally sensitive Aravalli hills.
It is nestled in the green Aravalli hills. The endowments of Mother Nature have resulted in picturesque sceneries around the city.
In the afternoon, I arrive by jeep at Naila Fort, the exquisite private residence of the Oberoi family (open to hotel guests by appointment), with its sweeping views across the Aravalli Hills and Man Sagar Lake.
Built on a hilltop in the 16th century, the royal complex offers stunning panoramic views of the city, Aravalli hills and surrounding historic monuments that include Jag Mandir, Jag Niwas (now known as the Taj Lake Palace), Jagdish Temple and Monsoon Palace.
Sprawling over 15 acres, surrounded by the Aravalli hills, this one turns out to be quaint, quiet gem with lush green landscaping and small water bodies.
Nestled amongst the majestic Aravalli hills, our Jaipur hotel's guestrooms perfectly blend traditional Rajasthani decor and modern luxury.
Udaipur, the capital of the erstwhile kingdom of Mewar, one of the oldest surviving dynasties in the world, is set charmingly on Lake Pichola, against the dramatic backdrop of the Aravalli Hills. Located in this tranquil and salubrious setting, The Oberoi Udaivilas is conceived as a traditional Indian palace.
We headed south from Rohet, through the Aravalli Hills toward Udaipur, often called India's most romantic city.
In a recent letter to the Haryana government, the Supreme Court-constituted Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has noted that the rehabilitation and restoration plan of mining areas in eco-sensitive Aravalli Hills, submitted by WAPCOS, a PSU of Ministry of Water Resources, needs a major revision .