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Highest Mountain Peaks in India: List of Top 10 Tallest Mountain in India And State Wise Mountains

India is not only rich in its cultural diversity but also rich in natural diversity as well. India is a land of beautiful natural terrain i.e. valleys, mountains, rivers and vegetation which contribute to the unique identity of India.

 

You must be aware that the Great Himalayan range is the most famous and highest mountain range of India. Now we will learn about the top 10 Mountain peaks of India and some interesting facts for quick revision for examination. In this article you will get to know about the top 10 major summits of India.

Highest Mountain Peaks in India

Detailed information on top 5 highest mountain peaks of India

Kangchenjunga Peak

The highest mountain peak of India is Kangchenjunga. With a height of 8,586 meters (28,169 ft) it is the third highest peak in the world. Kangchenjunga means "five treasures of ice" that are gold, silver, gems, grains and holy books. It is situated on the border dividing India from Nepal.
Height: 8586 m.
Location: Sikkim.

Nanda Devi Peak

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain peak in India and ranked the 23rd highest peak across the world with a height of 7816 meters. It is located in the Garhwal Himalayan region in the state of Uttarakhand, where it claims to have the highest altitude in the state. In fact, if you consider as a whole, Nanda Devi can be called the highest peak of the Indian mainland, as Kangchenjunga is located in the border areas of India and Nepal.
Height: 7816 m
Location: Uttarakhand

Kamet Peak

Kamet Peak is the third highest peak in India and 29th in the world. Kamet is the highest peak in the Jaskar mountain range of the Garhwal region in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Kamet lies to the north of the main range, making it a remote and rugged destination for accessibility and trekking activities.
Height: 7756 m
Location: Uttarakhand.

Saltoro Kangri Peak

Saltoro Kangri Peak is the fourth highest peak in India and 31st in the world. Saltoro Kangri is the highest peak of the Saltoro mountain range, a sub-range of the Karakoram (the largest range of the Greater Himalayan Mountains). Saltoro is home to some of the longest glaciers in the world, namely the Siachen Glacier.
Height: 7742 m
Location: Jammu and Kashmir.

Cesar Kangri Peak

Saser Kangri is the fifth highest peak in India and 35th highest in the world. The Saser Kangri comprises a group of five spectacular peaks, located in the Saser Muztagh Range in the states of Jammu and Kashmir. It is one of the sub-range of the great Karakoram range.
Height: 7,672 meters
Location: Jammu and Kashmir.

Which is the highest peak of India 2021?

Anamudi peak, located at an altitude of more than 8.8 thousand feet above sea level, was the highest mountain in southern India in 2021.

Is K2 the highest peak in India?

Mount K2 (8611 m), also known as Godwin-Austen, located in Jammu and Kashmir, is the highest peak in India.

Which is the highest peak of India?

Kangchenjunga 8586 square meters. The Kangchenjunga mountain is delimited on its west side by the Timur River, which is situated at an altitude of 8,586 meters above sea level. The Kangchenjunga Glacier and the Ghunsa River are located on the western side of the mountain. And it is the highest peak in India and the third highest peak in the world.

Which is the northern peak of India?

Harmukh, located in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir, Northern India.

Which is the lowest peak of India?

Kuttanad, Kerala This area is 2.2 meters below sea level.

List Of Top 10 Mountains In India

ABCDEF
Rank (India)Rank (world)NameHeight (m)[a]RangeState
1
13Kanchenjunga8,598HimalayasSikkim
2
223Nanda Devi7,816Garhwal HimalayaUttarakhand
3
329Kamet7,756Garhwal HimalayaUttarakhand
4
431Saltoro Kangri / K107,742Saltoro KarakoramLadakh
5
535Saser Kangri I / K227,672Saser KarakoramLadakh
6
648Mamostong Kangri / K357,516Rimo KarakoramLadakh
7
749Saser Kangri II E7,513Saser KarakoramLadakh
8
851Saser Kangri III7,495Saser KarakoramLadakh
9
956Teram Kangri I7,462Siachen KarakoramLadakh
10
1057Jongsong Peak7,462Kangchenjunga HimalayaSikkim

List Of State Wise Mountains In India

ABCDE
RankStatesPeakRange/RegionHeight (m)
1
1SikkimKangchenjungaEastern Himalayas8,586
2
2UttarakhandNanda DeviGarhwal Himalaya section of the Western Himalayas7,817
3
3
Arunachal Pradesh
KangtoEastern Himalayas7,060
4
4
Himachal Pradesh
Reo PurgyilWestern Himalayas6,813
5
5NagalandMount SaramatiNaga Hills section of the Purvanchal Range3,841
6
6West BengalSandakphu

Singalila Ridge section of the Eastern Himalayas

3,636
7
7ManipurMount TempUBarail Range2,994
8
8KeralaAnamudiAnamalai Hills section of the Western Ghats2,695
9
9Tamil NaduDoddabettaNilgiri Hills section of the Western Ghats2,636
10
10MizoramPhawngpuiLushai Hills section of the Purvanchal Range2,165
11
11MeghalayaShillong PeakKhasi Hills section of the Shillong Plateau1,965
12
12AssamUnnamed peakCachar Hillssection of the Karbi Anglong Plateau1,960
13
13KarnatakaMullayanagiriSahyadri Hills section of the Western Ghats1,925
14
14RajasthanGuru ShikharAravalli Range1,722
15
15
Andhra Pradesh
Arma KondaEastern Ghats1,680
16
16OdishaDeomaliEastern Ghats1,672
17
17MaharashtraKalsubaiSahyadri Hills section of the Western Ghats1,646
18
18HaryanaKaroh PeakMorni Hillssection of the Sivalik Hills
1,499
19
19JharkhandParasnathChota Nagpur Plateau1,382
20
20
Madhya Pradesh
DhupgarhSatpura Range1,352
21
21ChhattisgarhUnnamed peakBailadila Range section of the Deccan Plateau1,276
22
22GujaratGirnarGirnar Hills1,145
23
23GoaSonsogorWestern Ghats1,022
24
24PunjabUnnamed peakNaina Devi Range section of the Sivalik Hills1,000
25
25TelanganaDoli GuttaDeccan Plateau965
26
26Uttar PradeshAmsot PeakRajaji Range section of the Sivalik Hills957
27
27TripuraBetlingchhipJampui Hills section of the Purvanchal Range930
28
28BiharSomeshwar FortSivalik Hills880
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