Highest Peaks in India (भारत की सबसे उंची चोटी)

Highest Peaks in India (Bharat ki sabse unchi choti)

Top 10 Highest Peaks in India

Mountain PeakHeightDescription
K28611 metresThe highest peak in Indian subcontinent lies between Baltistan and XinjiangIt is the highest peak in the Karakoram
Kangchenjunga8586 metresThe third highest summit in the WorldAlso known as the ‘five treasures of snow’Lies in Himalayan Mountain Range
Nanda Devi7816 metresRanked 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)
Kamet7756 metresIt is located near the Tibetan PlateauIt is located in the Garhwal region
Santoro Kangri7742 metresIt 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 Kangri7672 metresLocated 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 Kangri7516 metresIt 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)
Rimo7385 metresThe Rimo is a part of the Great Karakoram ranges.It is the 71st highest peak in the world.
Hardeol7151 metresThis peak is also known as the ‘Temple of God’It is one of the oldest summits in the Kumaon Himalaya
Chaukamba7138 metresIt 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
Trisul7120 metresThe 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

PeakRange/RegionStateHeight 
Arma KondaEastern GhatsAndhra Pradesh1680 m
KangtoEastern HimalayaArunachal Pradesh7060 m
Someshwar FortWest Champaran DistrictBihar880 m
Bailadila RangeDantewada DistrictChhattisgarh1276 m
SosogadWestern GhatsGoa1022 m
GirnarJunagadh DistrictGujarat1010 m
Karoh PeakMorni HillsHaryana1467 m
Reo PurgyilWestern HimalayaHimachal Pradesh6816 m
K2KarakoramJammu and Kashmir8611 m
ParasnathParasnath HillsJharkhand1370 m
MullayanagiriWestern GhatsKarnataka1930 m
AnamudiWestern GhatsKerala2695 m
DhupgarhSatpuraMadhya Pradesh1350 m
KalsubaiWestern GhatsMaharashtra1646 m
Mount IsoSenapati DistrictManipur2994 m
Shillong PeakKhasi HillsMeghalaya1965 m
PhawngpuiSaiha DistrictMizoram2157 m
Mount SaramatiNaga HillsNagaland3840 m
DeomaliEastern GhatsOdisha1672 m
Unnamed point on the Naina DeviRupnagar DistrictPunjab1000 m
Guru ShikharAravaliRajasthan1722 m
KanchenjungaEastern HimalayaSikkim8586 m
DoddabettaNilgiri HillsTamil Nadu2637 m
LaxmidevipalliDeccan PlateauTelangana670 m
BetalongchhipJampui HillsTripura930 m
Amsot PeakShivalik HillsUttar Pradesh945 m
Nanda DeviGarhwal HimalayaUttarakhand7816 m
SandakphuEastern HimalayaWest Bengal3636 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.