13 Famous Sub Ranges And Hills of Majestic Indian Mountains

Majestic Mountain and hills are spread at every region of India and offers a great view of nature and provide shelter to a wide range of flora and fauna. The major eight Indian mountains have many sub ranges and hills, Some of the famous sub ranges in India are Sub-Himalayan Range, Mahabharat Range or lesser Himalayas or Lower Himalayan Range, Saltoro Mountains,Ladakh Range and Langpangkong Range.

Famous Mountains and Hills of Northeast Indian States

Karakoram Range


The Karakoram Range is located in the Ladakh region of India and borders with other two countries. Karakoram mountain Range is home to second highest peak of the world K2 with an elevation of 8,611 m (28,251 ft) and world’s second longest glaciers, the Siachen Glacier.

Zanskar Range

The Zanskar Range is sub mountain range of Tethys Himalaya in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Zanskar Range separates Kinnaur District to Spiti and offers the highest peaks of Himachal called Reo Purgyil at an altiture of 6,816m in Kinnaur. Flora and fauna includes Bearded Vulture or the lammergeier, snow leopard,wild sheep and wolf.

Pir Panjal Range


The Pir Panjal Range is the group of majestic mountains in Inner Himalayan region of Jammu and Kashmir. Pir Panjal Range is the larest sub range of lower Himalayas located near the bank of the Sutlej river. Deo Tibba and Indrasan are two tallest peak of Pir Panjal mountain range, It also has India’s longest rail tunnel known as Pir Panjal Railway Tunnel, Banihal road tunnel, famous Rohtang pass and Banihal pass.

Dhauladhar Range


The Dhauladhar range is one of the branch of the main Outer Himalayan chain of mountains in Himachal Pradesh. Dhauladhar mountain range is one of the major attraction in Kangra along with the amazing Kangra Valley. Highest peak of the Dhauladhar range is the Hanuman ji Ka Tiba with an elevation of 5,639 m (18,500 ft) along with several other peaks close by.

Mahabharat Range


The Mahabharat Mountain Range or the Lower Himalayan Range situated next to Shivalik hill range and height of these majestic mountains varies between 1800 to 4600 meters. Mahabharat Range continues east through the Jammu and Kashmir to Uttar Pradesh.

Shivalik Hill Range


The famous Shivalik hills is a mountain range also known as the Sub-Himalayan Range between the Teesta and Raidak rivers in Assam. The youngest mountain range is extended till Arunachal Pradesh and home to many large rivers of India such as holiest The Ganges. Shivalik Fossil Park is situated in this hill range.

Kanchenjunga Range


Kanchenjunga,The third highest mountain in the world and tallest summit of India with an elevation of 8586 m (28169 ft) is located in the great Himalayas. Kanchenjunga Range contains five peaks which offers a stunning view from Tiger Hill of Darjeeling and Pelling in Sikkim.

Sahyadhris Range


The Majestic Western Ghat is known as the Sahyadris Mountain Range in Maharashtra, The range is home to many mountain ghats and peaks. Sahyadhris hill range is home to many hill station such as Matheran, Lonavala-Khandala, Mahabaleshwar, Kodagu and amazing Amboli Ghat.

Nilgiri Hill Range


The Nilgiri mountains or blue mountains are the range of mountains with at least 24 mountain peaks located at the junction of Karnataka,Kerala and Tamil Nadu states. Nilgiri Hill range is home to Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve nature park and Doddabetta Peak with a height of 2,637 metres (8,652 ft).

Velikonda Range


The Velikonda hill Range is located in the south-eastern part of Andhra Pradesh. Velikonda hills are range of mountain and a part of the Eastern Ghats mountain range of India.

Nallamalas Hill Range


The Nallamalas hills is one of the section of discontinuous Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh. Nallamalas Ranges run parallel to the Coromandel Coast in north and merges with the Tirupati hills in south Nallamalas hills has Bogada Rail Tunnel, Srisailam dam and a state highway with Cumbum Lake.

Patkai Range


The Patkai Mountain Range is the group of hills at the North Eastern region of India, lies along the border of Burma and Myanmar. Patkai Ranges also refer as Purvanchal Range, consist of three hill ranges Patkai-Bum, Garo-Khasi-Jaintia and the Lushai Hills.

Niyamgiri Hill Range


The Niyamgiri hill ranges is located in the Eastern Indian state of Orissa. Niyamgiri hill are inhabit by Dongria Kondh tribes and offers a unique experience of travel through this tribal region of Orissa.