Top 10 Highest Peaks in India
|K2||8611 metres||The highest peak in Indian subcontinent lies between Baltistan and XinjiangIt is the highest peak in the Karakoram|
|Kangchenjunga||8586 metres||The third highest summit in the WorldAlso known as the ‘five treasures of snow’Lies in Himalayan Mountain Range|
|Nanda Devi||7816 metres||Ranked the 23rd highest peak across the world.The Nanda Devi National Prak, located in vicinity to the peak, consists of the best high altitude flora and fauna.This is the highest peak located entirely within IndiaIt is a part of Himalayan mountain ranges (Garhwal)|
|Kamet||7756 metres||It is located near the Tibetan PlateauIt is located in the Garhwal region|
|Santoro Kangri||7742 metres||It is located near the Siachen Glacier, one of the longest glaciers in the worldThe Santoro Kangri is ranked the 31st highest independent peak in the worldIt lies in Santoro range (a part of Karakoram range)|
|Saser Kangri||7672 metres||Located in Jammu and Kashmir, it is a group of five majestic mountain peaksThis mountain peak is the 35th highest mountain peak in the worldIt lies in Saser Muztagh range (an easternmost subrange of Karakoram Range.)|
|Mamostrong Kangri||7516 metres||It is located near a remote area of Siachen GlacierIt is the 48th independent peak in IndiaHighest peak of Rimo Muztagh range (a subrange of Karakoram range)|
|Rimo||7385 metres||The Rimo is a part of the Great Karakoram ranges.It is the 71st highest peak in the world.|
|Hardeol||7151 metres||This peak is also known as the ‘Temple of God’It is one of the oldest summits in the Kumaon Himalaya|
|Chaukamba||7138 metres||It is located in the Garhwal district of Uttrakhand.It is a part of the Gangotri Group of ranges which includes a total of four peaks|
|Trisul||7120 metres||The name of this mountain peak is taken from the weapon of Lord Shiva.It is one of three mountain peaks located in the Kumaon Himalaya in Uttrakhand.|
List of Mountains in India with States
|Arma Konda||Eastern Ghats||Andhra Pradesh||1680 m|
|Kangto||Eastern Himalaya||Arunachal Pradesh||7060 m|
|Someshwar Fort||West Champaran District||Bihar||880 m|
|Bailadila Range||Dantewada District||Chhattisgarh||1276 m|
|Sosogad||Western Ghats||Goa||1022 m|
|Girnar||Junagadh District||Gujarat||1010 m|
|Karoh Peak||Morni Hills||Haryana||1467 m|
|Reo Purgyil||Western Himalaya||Himachal Pradesh||6816 m|
|K2||Karakoram||Jammu and Kashmir||8611 m|
|Parasnath||Parasnath Hills||Jharkhand||1370 m|
|Mullayanagiri||Western Ghats||Karnataka||1930 m|
|Anamudi||Western Ghats||Kerala||2695 m|
|Dhupgarh||Satpura||Madhya Pradesh||1350 m|
|Kalsubai||Western Ghats||Maharashtra||1646 m|
|Mount Iso||Senapati District||Manipur||2994 m|
|Shillong Peak||Khasi Hills||Meghalaya||1965 m|
|Phawngpui||Saiha District||Mizoram||2157 m|
|Mount Saramati||Naga Hills||Nagaland||3840 m|
|Deomali||Eastern Ghats||Odisha||1672 m|
|Unnamed point on the Naina Devi||Rupnagar District||Punjab||1000 m|
|Guru Shikhar||Aravali||Rajasthan||1722 m|
|Kanchenjunga||Eastern Himalaya||Sikkim||8586 m|
|Doddabetta||Nilgiri Hills||Tamil Nadu||2637 m|
|Laxmidevipalli||Deccan Plateau||Telangana||670 m|
|Betalongchhip||Jampui Hills||Tripura||930 m|
|Amsot Peak||Shivalik Hills||Uttar Pradesh||945 m|
|Nanda Devi||Garhwal Himalaya||Uttarakhand||7816 m|
|Sandakphu||Eastern Himalaya||West Bengal||3636 m|
Highest Mountain Peak in India
No.-1. The Himalaya Range
No.-1. The highest mountain range of India, Himalaya literally translates to “abode of snow” from Sanskrit.
No.-2. The Himalayan Mountain is the youngest range of India and is a new fold mountain formed by the collision of two tectonic plates.
No.-3. The Himalayan Mountain Range has almost every highest peak of the world and on an average they have more than 100 peaks with height more than 7200m.
No.-4. Nanga Parbat and Namcha Barwa is considered as the western and eastern point of the Himalayas.
No.-5. Mount Everest is the highest peak of the world at 8848m. It lies in the Himalayan Range in Nepal.
No.-6. Himalayas is also the source of many great river ranges, including the Ganges, Brahmaputra and Indus.
No.-7. Himalayas also play a vital role in regulating the climate in northern India by preventing cold air from entering Indian mainland in winter season.
No.-2. Karakoram and Pir Panjal Range
No.-1. Karakoram Range and Pir Panjal Range lies to the North-west and south of the Himalayan Range.
No.-2. A major part of the Karakoram Range lies under the disputed category of Indian and Pakistan and both countries have declared a claim over it.
No.-3. Karakoram Range, with a length of 500km holds many largest peaks of Earth. K2, the second highest peak of the world, at 8,611m lies in the Karakoram Range.
No.-4. Hindu-Kush, an extension of the Karakoram Range runs in Afghanistan.
No.-5. Karakoram has the most glaciers excluding Polar Regions. The Siachen Glacier and The Biafo Glacier, which are world’s 2nd and 3rd largest glaciers, are located in this range.
No.-6. The Pir Panjal Range is located in southern direction of Himalayas starting from Himachal Pradesh in India and running north-west towards Jammu & Kashmir and disputed area of Jammu & Kashmir.
No.-7. This range is also known as Lower Himalayas. Rivers like Ravi, Chenab and Jhelum flow through this range. The city of Gulmarg, a very important hill station, lies here.