Hill Stations In Rajasthan: 5 Top Rajasthan Hill Stations List

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Hill Station In Rajasthan: 5 Top Rajasthan Hill Stations List That You Must Visit

Hill Stations in Rajasthan: When the scorching heat of Rajasthan is taking over your everyday life, all you need to do is pack your bags and leave to the hill stations. Even the hill stations in Rajasthan will offer you historic beauty accompanied by serene landscapes. The cultural abundance, historic architecture, tranquillity in the arid region is bound to unwind you. Here is a list of some amazing hill stations in Rajasthan that you can visit.

5 Amazing Hill Stations In & Near Rajasthan – 2019 List

Hill stations in Rajasthan Region Distance from City
Mount Abu Hill Station Near Udaipur 163 Kms
Guru Shikhar Hills Near Mount Abu 15 Kms
Achalgarh Hill Station Near Mount Abu 11 Kms
Ranakpur Hills Near Udaipur 96 Kms
Sajjangarh Palace Near Udaipur 10 Kms

Hill Stations in Rajasthan: Complete Guide for Best Hill Stations In & Near Rajasthan

1. Mount Abu – Scenic Hill Station in Rajasthan

A scenic hill station abundant with lush green hills and historic architecture is one of the major places to travel in the state of Rajasthan. The hill station of Mount Abu looks stunning with the Aravalli mountains in the backdrop.

Mount Abu - Scenic Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Why Visit: Dotted with various historical temples, Mount Abu will amaze you with its beauty. Famous for the intricate carvings at the Dilwara Temples, this hill station is a paradise for nature lovers and history buffs. There are several viewpoints in this hill station where you can witness the sunset.

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: You can take a road trip to Mount Abu from the city of Udaipur which is located at a distance of 163 Km from the city. Take the NH27 to reach Mount Abu in 3 hours.

The average cost of a hatchback/sedan from Udaipur to Mount Abu will cost you Rs.2819 which includes taxes as well.

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By Flight: The nearest domestic airport to Mount Abu is Udaipur. You can take a local cab or book a car to reach this beautiful hill station.

Flights To Udaipur: 

  • Go Air
  • Air Vistara
  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India

By Train: Abu Road is the nearest railway station to the hill station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan. It is located 26.7 Km from the city centre and you can take a local taxi or rickshaw to reach the city.

Trains to Mount Abu:

  • Jodhpur Express
  • Adi Sj Express
  • Pune Jodhpur Express
  • Aii Bct Express
  • Suryanagari Mail
  • Ranakpur Express
  • Ajmer Express

Things to do in Mount Abu

  • Seek blessings at Sri Raghunath Ji Temple
  • Visit Toad Rock
  • Explore the Achalgarh Village
  • Visit Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Visit the Sunset Point
  • Boat at the Nakki Lake
  • Explore Dilwara Temples

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Hotels in Mount Abu

Hotel Ashoka | Hotel Mount Regency | The Jaipur House


2. Guru Shikhar – Beautiful Hill Station in Rajasthan 

A land of serenity, Guru Shikhar is known as the “peak of the guru”. It is named after the Dattatreya who once resided on this hill during his days as a monk. Elevated at a height of 1722 metres, Guru Shikhar will offer you some beautiful views.

Guru Shikhar - Beautiful Hill Station in Rajasthan

Why Visit: Guru Shikhar is located in close proximity to the Mount Abu Hill Station. It is a serene place that will help you in unwinding the stress in life. You can visit the hill and explore the gems that are bound to make you elated.

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Book a car rental to Mount Abu from the city of Udaipur via the NH27. Mount Abu is located at a distance of 163 Km from the city of Udaipur which will take you not more than 3 hours to reach.

The average cost of a hatchback/sedan from Udaipur to Mount Abu will cost you Rs.2819 which includes taxes as well.

By Flight: The nearest domestic airport to Mount Abu is Udaipur. You can take a local cab or book a car to reach this beautiful hill station.

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Flights To Udaipur: 

  • Go Air
  • Air Vistara
  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India

By Train:  The nearest railway station to the hill station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan is Abu Road and is located 26.7 Km from the city centre.

Trains to Mount Abu:

  • Jodhpur Express
  • Adi Sj Express
  • Pune Jodhpur Express
  • Aii Bct Express
  • Suryanagari Mail
  • Ranakpur Express
  • Ajmer Express

Things to do in Guru Shikar

  • Visit the Dattatreya Temple
  • Explore the Mount Abu Observatory
  • Trek to the Guru Shikhar Peak
  • Savour amazing breakfast at Guru Shikhar peak

Hotels in Mount Abu

The Fern Ratan Villas | Hotel Hillock | Hotel Karnavati


3. Achalgarh – Serene Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Subtly settled in the Aravalli range, Achalgarh is one of the best hill stations in the state of Rajasthan. It is located at a distance of 11 Km from Mount Abu, this makes for a perfect weekend getaway from nearby cities of Rajasthan. Enveloped in greenery this town nestled in the Aravalli will offer you serenity and peace.

Achalgarh - Serene Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Why Visit: Travel to Achalgarh to witness the historic beauty and serene landscapes. From the peak of Achalgarh, the whole city of Mount Abu looks breath-taking. A visit to the Achalgarh Fort will be a great escapade for you, so pack your bags now.

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Achalgarh is located 173 Km from the city of Udaipur. Take a road trip from the city and book a car rental that is going to cost you an average of Rs.3000.

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By Flight: The nearest domestic airport from Achalgarh is Udaipur and you can book a local taxi to reach the town.

Flights To Udaipur: 

  • Go Air
  • Air Vistara
  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India

By Train:  The nearest railway station to the hill station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan is Abu Road and is located 26.7 Km from the city centre.

Trains to Mount Abu:

  • Jodhpur Express
  • Adi Sj Express
  • Pune Jodhpur Express
  • Aii Bct Express
  • Suryanagari Mail
  • Ranakpur Express
  • Ajmer Express

Things to do in Achalgarh:

  • Explore the Achalgarh Fort
  • Seek blessings at the Achaleshwar Mahadev Temple
  • Witness the beauty of the Mandakini Lake

Hotels in Achalgarh

The Fern Ratan Villas | Palanpur Palace Hotel | Hotel Maganji’s


4. Ranakpur – Historic Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Ranakpur is a village nestled in the Aravalli range of Western Rajasthan. It is surrounded by lush green woods and historic architectures. The Ranakpur village is a great place for a weekend getaway from the cities of Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur.

Ranakpur - Historic Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Why Visit: Ranakpur will spellbind you in its allure with its historic Jain temples and the serene landscapes. The village of Ranakpur was named after the provincial ruler monarch, Rana Kumbha who also supported the construction of the Jain temple.

Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Ranakpur is located in close proximity of Jodhpur (162 Km away) and Udaipur (91 Km away). Book a rental car at an average cost of Rs.2000 from Udaipur to Ranakpur.

By Flight: The nearest domestic airport to Ranakpur is Udaipur. Book a local cab from the Udaipur Airport to reach the village of Ranakpur.

Flights To Udaipur: 

  • Go Air
  • Air Vistara
  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India

By Train:  The nearest railway station to Ranakpur is Falna Railway station which is located 34.8 Km away.

Trains to Udaipur:

  • Aii Bct Express
  • Suryanagari Mail
  • Ranakpur Expres
  • Jodhpur Express
  • Adi Sj Express
  • Pune Jodhpur Express
  • Ajmer Express

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Things to do in Ranakpur

  • Visit the Ranakpur Jain Temple
  • Explore the Kumbhalgarh Fort
  • Seek blessings at the Chaumukha Temple
  • Witness the beauty of Golden Jain Temple
  • Take a safari at Kumbhalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary

Hotels in Ranakpur

Hotel Kumbhal Palace | Fateh Bagh | Mana Hotels


5. Sajjangarh – Stunning Hill Station in Rajasthan 

Perched atop a hill, the Sajjangarh Palace looks stunning when viewed from the ground level. Also, known as the “The Monsoon Palace”, it was built by Maharana Sajjan Singh of the Mewar Dynasty in the year 1884. This is a perfect summer retreat for the people who want to unwind themselves from the scorching heat of summers.

Sajjangarh - Stunning Hill Station in Rajasthan

Why Visit: The palace offers a panoramic view of the city of lakes, Udaipur. It is said that the Maharana built the palace on the hill to view his ancestral home in Chittorgarh. The palace overlooks the Fateh Sagar Lake which looks breath-taking when viewed from the hilltop.

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Best Way To Get There:

By Road: Located 11.4 Km from the city of Udaipur, you can book a rental car from the city to the Sajjangarh Palace. The average cost of a car rental from the city for a day will not be more than Rs.1000.

By Flight: The nearest airport is the Udaipur Airport which is located at a close proximity to the Sajjangarh Palace.

Flights To Udaipur: 

  • Go Air
  • Air Vistara
  • Indigo
  • Spice Jet
  • Air India

By Train:  Take a train to the Udaipur Railway station to reach the Palace of Sajjangarh. You can then book a local taxi or auto rickshaw to reach the Monsoon Palace.

Trains to Udaipur:

  • Jodhpur Express
  • Adi Sj Express
  • Pune Jodhpur Express
  • Aii Bct Express
  • Suryanagari Mail
  • Ranakpur Express
  • Ajmer Express

Things to do in Sajjangarh

  • Explore the Sajjangarh Palace
  • Visit the Fateh Sagar Lake
  • Explore the city of Udaipur

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Hotels in Udaipur

Lake Pichola Hotel | Rampratap Palace | Jaivana Haveli


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