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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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.
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.
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 .
Set amid forests and rivers at the foot of the Aravalli Hills it has views to sigh for and will bring out the poet in you.
From Pushkar we transfer to the dusty village of Rohet, to meet others joining us for the second leg of our journey, the 10-day ride to the Aravalli hills.
The campus is sprawled on Aravalli hills in an area of 1,000 acre.
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