The eight great mountain ranges of India are home to some of tallest peak in the world. Kangchenjunga and Nanda Devi are two highest peak of Himalaya range under the Indian territories. These Magnificent summit of Indian mountain ranges helps to manage the temperature, wind and rainfall in the country and also home to a wide range of flora and fauna.
The highest Mountain Summit in India and third highest mountain peak of world with an altitude of 8,586 m (28,169 ft) located in Great Himalayas range. Kangchenjunga is situated at the border of India and Nepal in of North Sikkim region along with more mountain peaks with 7,000 m (23,000 ft) elevation.
Mountain Peak: Kangchenjunga
Mountain Range: Himalaya Range
Elevation: 8,586 m (28,169 ft)
Saltoro Kangri also known as K 10 is the highest mountain peak of great Karakoram range in India. Saltoro Kangri is situated in the deep remote region of Saltoro Mountains, a sub range of Karakoram in Kashmir. The Saltoro Kangri Ranked 31st in the world and one of the highest mountains on Earth with an elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft).
Mountain Peak: Saltoro Kangri
Mountain Range: Karakoram Range
Elevation: 7,742 m (25,400 ft)
Location: Jammu and Kashmir
Anamudi is the tallest summit of Western Ghats also known as Sahyadhri range, located in Kerala state with an elevation of 2,695 m (8,842 ft). Anamudi is also the highest peak in South India and highest point in India out side the Himalaya-Karakoram mountain range. Anamudi is located at the junction of three major hills of Western Ghats the Cardamom Hills, the Anaimalai Hills and the Palani Hills.
Mountain Peak: Anamudi
Mountain Range: Sahyadhri Range
Elevation: 2,695 m (8,842 ft)
Dhupgarh is the highest peak of the Satpura Range with an elevation of 1,350 m (4,429 ft) in Madhya Pradesh. The Satpura Range is one of major mountain range in India and run parallel to the another great range, the Vindhya Range to the north and meet with it at Amarkantak. Dhupgarh is situated Near Pachmarhi and one of the famous and only hill station in entire central India.
Mountain Peak: Dhupgarh
Mountain Range: Satpura Range
Elevation: 1,350 m (4,429 ft)
Location: Madhya Pradesh
The highest point of the Vindhyas is the Sad-bhawna Shikhar (“Goodwill Peak”), which lies 2,467 feet (752 m).
Amarkantak is located at an elevation of 1,048 m (3,438 ft), situated in the dense forest region of Madhya Pradesh. Amarkantak is also the meeting point of two major mountain ranges the Vindhyas and the Satpuras along with Maikal Hills range of Chhattisgarh.
Mountain Peak: Goodwill Peak
Mountain Range: Vindhya Range
Elevation: 752 m (2,467 ft)
Location: Madhya Pradesh
The highest point of Aravali mountain range is Guru Shikhar with an altitude of 1722 m (5,676 feet) in Rajasthan. Guru Shikhar is located near to famous and only hill station of Rajasthan, Mount Abu. Mount Abu is also known for its rivers, lakes, waterfalls and evergreen forests along with several Hindu and Jain temples.
Mountain Peak: Guru Shikhars
Mountain Range: Aravalli Range
Elevation: 1,722 m (5,676 ft)
The Jindhagada Peak is the tallest peak of Eastern Ghats, located in the beautiful Araku Valley of Andhra Pradesh. Jindhagada Peak is also the highest mountain peak of Andhra Pradesh with an elevation of 1,690 m (5,540 ft). Araku Valley is well known for natural beauty and coffee plantation but the place is one of the least explore in India.
Mountain Peak: Jindhagada Peak
Mountain Range: Eastern Ghats
Elevation: 1,690 m (5,540 ft)
Location: Andhra Pradesh
Phawngpui is also known as the Blue Mountains, don’t get confused with Nilgiri hills its The Blue Mountain of Mizoram and highest peak of the Purvanchal Range. The Purvanchal Range is extension of lesser Himalayas in the eastern region in India and comprises Patkai hills, the Manipur hills, Bairal range, the Mizo hills and the Naga hills.
The Patkai hills again contains three hill ranges The Patkai-Bum, famous the Garo-Khasi-Jaintia and Lushai Hills. Blue mountain is the highest peak in Lushai hills of Mizoram state with an elevation of 2,157 m (7,077 ft).
Mountain Peak: Phawngpui
Mountain Range: Purvanchal Range
Elevation: 2,157 m (7,077 ft)
Apart from the above eight mountain summit, here are few more highest mountain peaks located on hills of different states of India. Doddabetta Peak Tamil Nadu, Deomali in Orissa, Mullayanagiri at Karnataka and Kalsubai in Maharashtra. These are best place for trekking, Hiking and other outdoor activities which consists of walking in natural environments.