(Last Updated on : 26-11-2016)
Hill Stations of North West India have the serene blue sky, green and deciduous forests and the royal palaces. The states of North West India include Rajasthan
Mount Abu is a popular hill station in the Aravalli Range in Sirohi district
of Rajasthan state in western India near the border with Gujarat
Mount Abu forms a distinct rocky plateau 22 km long by 9 km wide. The highest peak on the mountain is Guru Shikhar at 1,722 m (5,650 ft) above sea level. Mount Abu is referred to as "an oasis in the desert" as its heights are home to rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests. Mount Abu is the only hill station in Rajasthan. It is located at an elevation of 1,220 meters. It has been a popular retreat from the heat of Rajasthan and neighboring Gujarat for centuries. The Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary was established in 1960 and covers 290 square kilometers of the Aravalli Mountain Ranges
. Mount Abu is also the abode of many Hindu temples. Adhar Devi Temple, Shri Raghunathji Temple, a shrine and temple to Dattatreya built atop the Guru Shikhar peak and a number of Jain temples including Dilwara Temples, a complex of temples carved with white marble that was built between 11th and 13th centuries AD are popular temples in Mount Abu.
Dhar Kalan, Punjab
Dhar Kalan is a hill station and tehsil located in the Pathankot district
of Punjab. Dhar Kalan is hilly, ranging between 300–900 meters above sea level. This hill stations is attracted for the mountain and the small streams. This will be a perfect winter holiday destination in Punjab. It is also a place for royal wedding and the high class wedding.