10 Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India

India is home to the world’s highest mountain range, The Himalayas. The Himalayas are located in the northern part of the country and are spread from Jammu and Kashmir to Arunachal Pradesh. Basically going all the way to the east From the North. This mountain range has attracted a great number of international tourist. Every year hundreds of mountain climbers come to India to climb these mighty mountain peaks.

The Himalayan mountain range is  1,400 miles (2,300 km) long and has an average height of 20,000 feet (6,100 meters). Even the highest mountain peak on planet earth is located is a part of the Himalayan mountain range. The Himalayas are an important part of Indian geography. Hence to boost your Knowledge about them we are coming with a list of 10 Highest Himalaya Mountain Peaks in India.

1. Kangchenjunga

Kanchenjunga-peak

Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak of Himalayas that is located in India and it is the second 3rd highest mountain peak in the world. Its height is 8,586 m (28,169 ft) and it can be divided into five sections. Those are the main Kanchenjunga, Kangchenjunga West      8,505 m (27,904 ft), Kangchenjunga Central  8,482 m (27,828 ft), Kangchenjunga South 8,494 m (27,867 ft) and Kangbachen                  7,903 m (25,928 ft). Furthermore, it has 12 peaks all of which are taller than 7000 m. Kanchenjunga is located in the state Sikkim near the India-Nepal Border.

2. Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi Peak

Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain peak of Himalayan range that is located in India and 23rd highest in the world. It has a ravishing height of 7,816 m (25,643 ft). Nanda Devi has two sections, which are Nanda Devi 7,816 m (25,643 ft) and Nanda Devi East 7,434 m (24,390 ft). Nanda Devi located in the state of Uttarakhand and falls under a part of the Himalayas which is called as Garhwal Himalayas. This mountain peak has Nanda Devi national park near it, which was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1988.

3. Kamet

Kamet-Peak

Kamet is the third highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India and has a height of 7,756 m (25,446 ft) making it third highest in India and 29th highest in the world. Kamet has four sections, which are Kamet 7,756 m (25,446 ft), Abi Gamin 7,355 m (24,130 ft), Mana 7,272 m (23,858 ft) and Mukut Parbat  7,242 m (23,760 ft). Kamet also falls under a part of the Himalayas which is called Garhwal Himalayas and is located in the Chamoli district of the state of Uttarakhand, which is very near to Tibet.

4. Saltoro Kangri

Saltoro-Kangri-Peak

Saltoro Kangri is the fourth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India and has a height of 7,742 m (25,400 ft). Furthermore, it is also the  31st highest mountain peak in the world. Saltoro Kangri has four sections all of which are higher than 7000m. These are Saltoro Kangri  7,742m (25,400 ft), K12 7,428 m (24,370 ft), Ghent Kangri 7,401 m (24,281 ft) and Sherpi Kangri 7,380 m (24,213 ft). Saltoro Kangri is located in Kashmir and is very near to the Siachen Glacier, which is the largest glacier in India.

5. Saser Kangri

Saser Kangri peak

Saser Kangri has a height of 7,672 m (25,171 ft) making it fifth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India and 35th highest mountain peak in the world. Saser Kangri has five sections Saser Kangri I 7,672 m (25,171 ft), Saser Kangri II East    7,518 m (24,665 ft), Saser Kangri II West   7,500 m (24,600 ft), Saser Kangri III 7,495 m (24,590 ft) and Saser Kangri IV 7,416 m (24,331 ft). Saser Kangri is located in Jammu and Kashmir and falls under Saser Muztagh subrange, which is south-eastern part of the Karakoram range.

6. Mamostong Kangri

Mamostong Kangri Peak

Mamostong  Kangri has a height of 7,516 m (24,659 ft)  making it fifth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India and 48th highest mountain peak in the world. Mamostong  Kangri is an independent mountain peak and has no sections. It is also located in Jammu and Kashmir near Siachen glacier and it falls under Rimo Muztagh subrange, which is a part of the Karakoram range. Mamostong  Kangri is also called as K35.

7. Rimo

Rimo-peak

Rimo also falls under Rimo Muztagh subrange, which is located in the northern area of Karakoram range. Rimo has a height of 7,385 m (24,229 ft) making it the seventh highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India and 71st highest mountain peak in the world. Rimo has four sections Rimo I 7,385 m (24,229 ft), Rimo II  7,373 m (24,189 ft), Rimo III  7,233 m (23,730 ft) and Rimo IV   7,169 m (23,520 ft). Rimo is also near Siachen glacier in Jammu and Kashmir.

8. Hardeol

Hardeol Peak

Hardeol has a height of 7,151 m (23,461 ft) making it eighth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India. Hardeol is a solo mountain peak and has no sections. It is located in the northern area of Nanda Devi and lies in Pithoragarh district of the state of Uttarakhand. Hardeol is often called as  Temple of God and is part of  Kumaon Himalaya.

9. Chaukhamba

Chaukhamba-Peak

Chaukhamba has a height of 7,138 m (23,419 ft) making it ninth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India. Chaukhamba has four sections Chaukhamba I 7,138 m (23,419 ft), Chaukhamba II 7,070 m (23,196 ft), Chaukhamba III 6,995 m (22,949 ft) and Chaukhamba IV 6,854 m (22,487 ft). Chaukhamba is near to Gangotri and is located in the state of Uttarakhand. It is also a part of Garhwal Himalaya.

10. Trisul

Trisul-peak

Trisul has a height of 7,120 m (23,360 ft) making it the tenth highest mountain peak of Himalayan range located in India. Trisul has got its name because it has three peaks which look identical to Lord Shiva’s weapon. These three peaks are Trisul I    7,120 m (23,360 ft), Trisul II   6,690 m (21,949 ft) and Trisul III  6,007 m (19,708 ft). Trisul is also located in Uttarakhand near Nanda Devi Sanctuary. It is also a part of Garhwal Himalaya.

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