List of Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India -Mountains in India 


List of Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India 

The Great Himalayas Mountain ranges is the world’s highest mountain range and home to planet’s highest Mountain peaks. Major Himalaya mountain peaks are situated in the Karakoram ranges,Garhwal Himalaya and Kanchenjunga. The highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India are Kanchenjunga,Nanda Devi and Kamet. Most of the peaks are situated in the Uttarakhand state of India

List of Mountains in India is one of the important topics that come under the static G.K section. If you are preparing for SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC MTS and Railways exams. You need to cover this topic as questions from these topics have been asked in the past. Before jumping into the list here is some information about important mountains in India.

List of Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India
List of Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India


  •  The highest mountain Kangchenjunga is located at the border of India and Nepal in the great Himalayas range, Sikkim. Kangchenjunga section contains five peaks and the region has twelve more peaks over 7,000 m (23,000 ft).
  • Ranked 3rd in world
    Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim

2)Nanda Devi

  • Nanda Devi is the highest summit in the two massif another one is called as Nanda Devi East, located at the eastern part. Nanda Devi is one of the highest mountain in the world and ranked second in India.
  • Ranked 23rd in world
    Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand


  • Kamet is second highest mountain summit of Garhwal Himalayas and third highest mountain peak of India with an elevation of    7,756 m (25,446 ft). Kamet mountain peak is surrounded by three major neighboring peaks and lies very close  the Tibet.
  • Ranked 29th in world
    Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand

4)Saltoro Kangri

  • The Saltoro Kangri is 31st highest independent mountain peak in world with an elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft) in Kashmir.
  • Ranked 31st in world
    Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

5)Saser Kangri

  • The Saser Kangri are group of five majestic mountain peaks situated in the the Saser Muztagh range in Jammu and Kashmir. Saser Muztagh is one of the sub-range of the great Karakoram range lies at the southeast part of he Karakoram range. Saser Kangri I is the highest mountain peak among the all five brothers with an elevation of    7,672 m (25,171 ft).
  • Ranked 35th in world
    Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

6)Mamostong Kangri

  • Mamostong Kangri is located at a majestic altitude of 7,516 m (24,659 ft) in the remote area of the Siachen Glacier. Mamostong Kangri is ranked 48th independent highest peak in the world.
  • Ranked 48th in world
    Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir


  • The striped mountains are lies northeast part of the great Siachen Glacier with an elevation of 7,385 m (24,229 ft). Rimo mountain are consists of four peaks, the Rimo I is the highest peak among them with 7,385 m (24,229 ft).
  • Ranked 71st in world
    Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir


  • The 7,151 m (23,461 ft) highest Hardeol peak is situated in the Milam valley of Pithoragarh district in Uttarakhand. Hardeol peak lies very next to another Himalayan mountain peak called Tirsuli with an height of  7,074 m (23,209 ft).
  • Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand


  • The Chaukhamba summit is the highest peak in the group of the Gangotri situated in the Garhwal Himalaya region of Uttarakhand. The Gangotri Group has total four peaks and Chaukhamba I is the highest among them with an elevation of 7,138 m (23,419 ft). Chaukhamba got its name due to the four big peaks along with each other.
  • Garhwal Himalaya , Uttarakhand


  • The highest peak of the group is Trisul I at an elevation of 7,120 m (23,359 ft). The three got its name after Trishul weapon of Lord Shiva, Trisul mountain peaks are near to the Nanda Devi sanctuary.
  • Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand.
Kangchenjunga8,586 m (28,169 ft)Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim
Nanda Devi7816 m(25643 ft)Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand
Kamet7,756 m (25,446 ft)Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand
Saltoro Kangri7,742 m (25,400 ft)Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir
Saser Kangri7,672 m (25,171 ft)Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir
Mamostong Kangri7,516 m (24,659 ft)Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir
Rimo7,385 m (24,229 ft)Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir
Hardeol7,151 m (23,461 ft)Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand
Chaukhamba7,138 m (23,419 ft)Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand
Trisul7,120 m (23,359 ft)Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

list of mountains in India with states

List of Mountains in India

S.No.Name of the Mountain State Name
1Saser Kangri I / K22Ladakh
2Teram Kangri ILadakh
3Kirat ChuliSikkim
4KanchenjungaSikkim (Shared with Nepal)
5Nanda DeviUttarakhand
7Saltoro Kangri / K10Ladakh
8Saser Kangri IIILadakh
9Saser Kangri II ELadakh
10Jongsong PeakSikkim
13Kabru NSikkim
14Ghent KangriLadakh
15Rimo ILadakh
16Teram Kangri IIILadakh
17Mamostong Kangri / K35Ladakh
18Mana PeakUttarakhand
19Apsarasas KangriLadakh
20Mukut ParbatUttarakhand
21Rimo IIILadakh
22Singhi KangriLadakh
24Chaukhamba I / Badrinath PeakUttarakhand
27Pathibhara / The PyramidSikkim
28Trisul IUttarakhand
31Chong Kumdang RiLadakh
33KangtoArunachal Pradesh
34Nyegyi KansangArunachal Pradesh
36Shudu TsempaSikkim
37Chamshen Kangri / Tughmo ZarpoLadakh
38Aq TashLadakh
39Chong Kumdang Ri IILadakh
40Rishi PaharUttarakhand
41Thalay SagarUttarakhand
42Mount LakshmiLadakh
43Kedarnath MainUttarakhand
45Shahi KangriLadakh
46Sri KailashUttarakhand
48Saf Minal / P. 6911Uttarakhand
49Panchchuli IIUttarakhand
50Chorten Nyima RiSikkim
51Saraswati Parvat I / Saraswati PeakUttarakhand

FAQ on Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India

Q. Which is the highest peak in the Himalayas in India?

Ans: The Kanchenjunga is the highest peak of the Himalayas located in India with an altitude of 8586 Mts.

Q. Which is the 1st highest peak in world?

Ans: The highest mountain in the world is Mount Everest, sitting pretty at 8,848m in the Himalayas in Nepal.

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