Lying in the west of India, the topography of Rajasthan varies from sand-dunes of the desert to the lofty hill ranges of the Aravallis which makes Rajasthan a trekker's paradise.
There are many beautiful meadows, dense forests, crystal lakes, waterfalls and rivulets meandering through the countryside. One of the old eat mountain ranges of the world, the Aravallis, extending from northeast to south-west have some beautiful forest areas. Mount Abu, about 1300 mts. above sea level is an ideal locale.
Kumbhalgarh is another area in the Aravallis which is also good for trekking. Kumbhalgarh is just 90 kms from Udaipur off the Udaipur-Pali- Jodhpur Road. Trek upto the historic Kumbhatgarh fort. There is also a wildlife sanctuary. The famous Jain temples of Ranakpur are close-by.
Trekking routes in Mount Abu, Kumbhalgarh and Rawali Tatgarh are not restricted to any particular area. The entire mountain system offers exciting trails which originate at starting points spread over the entire length and breadth of the Aravallis. OneCan trek from Abu Road to Guru Shikhar (highest peak of Aravali),Thandi Beri to Kumbhalgarh fort or Ranakpur to Rawali Tatgarh.
The best time for trekking in Rajasthan is from November to February. But mid-September to end of October and March-April is also pleasant. There is ample space for camping under starlit nights or in the Dak Bungalow and Forest Rest House depending on the tourist's preference.