Achalgarh (10 km): A fort built by Rana Kumbha in the 14th century, with the Achaliswar Mahadev Temple and Kantinath Jain Temple.
Gurushikhar (15 km): At 1720 m, this is the highest point on the mount.
Ambaji (Gujrat) (50 km): A very popular temple dedicated to Amba-Mata which attracts a large number of devotees. Darshan Timings: 7 to 10.30 am; 1 to 3 pm; 4 to 7 pm.
Palanpur (79 km): A former princely state ruled by the Nawabs, Palanpur is today
known for its perfumeries and is a source of manpower for India’s diamond cutting industry. The Palace of the Nawab and the Balaram Mahadev Temple, 12 km from Palanpur, are worth visiting. Accommodation: Balaram Palace Resort (Heritage), Chitrasani Village, Off Abu- -Palanpur Highway No.14, Tel: 02742 284380; Hotel Lajwanti, Highway Char Rasta, Tel: 02742 257200,250571.
Ranakpur (193 Km via Sirohi and Falna): Beautifully sculptured Jain temples mark the glory of this place. The main temple, known as the Chaumukha Temple, is dedicated to Adinathji and was built in
the 15th century. Accommodation: Maharani Bagh Orchard (Heritage), Tel: 02934 285105. Fax: 285151; Hotel Shilpi (RTDC), Tel: 02934 285074
Kumbalgarh Wildlife Sanctuary (198 km): This sanctuary adjoins the historical Kumbalgarh Fort. The Jain temple of Ranakpur is also situated in the Sanctuary. Accommodation: The Aodhi Hotel, Tel: 02954 242341-47, Fax: 242349; Hotel Kumbalgarh Fort, Telefax: 242059.