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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.
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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.
|Kangchenjunga||8,586 m (28,169 ft)||Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim|
|Nanda Devi||7816 m(25643 ft)||Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand|
|Kamet||7,756 m (25,446 ft)||Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand|
|Saltoro Kangri||7,742 m (25,400 ft)||Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Saser Kangri||7,672 m (25,171 ft)||Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Mamostong Kangri||7,516 m (24,659 ft)||Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Rimo||7,385 m (24,229 ft)||Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir|
|Hardeol||7,151 m (23,461 ft)||Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand|
|Chaukhamba||7,138 m (23,419 ft)||Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand|
|Trisul||7,120 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|
|1||Saser Kangri I / K22||Ladakh|
|2||Teram Kangri I||Ladakh|
|4||Kanchenjunga||Sikkim (Shared with Nepal)|
|7||Saltoro Kangri / K10||Ladakh|
|8||Saser Kangri III||Ladakh|
|9||Saser Kangri II E||Ladakh|
|16||Teram Kangri III||Ladakh|
|17||Mamostong Kangri / K35||Ladakh|
|24||Chaukhamba I / Badrinath Peak||Uttarakhand|
|27||Pathibhara / The Pyramid||Sikkim|
|31||Chong Kumdang Ri||Ladakh|
|34||Nyegyi Kansang||Arunachal Pradesh|
|37||Chamshen Kangri / Tughmo Zarpo||Ladakh|
|39||Chong Kumdang Ri II||Ladakh|
|48||Saf Minal / P. 6911||Uttarakhand|
|50||Chorten Nyima Ri||Sikkim|
|51||Saraswati Parvat I / Saraswati Peak||Uttarakhand|
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.