Top 10 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 Sikkim and Uttarakhand state of India, follow the link to know about the top 10 Highest Himalayan Mountain Peaks of Uttarakhand.

The 8 Magnificent Peaks of Indian Mountain Ranges

Kangchenjunga – 8,586 m


The Kangchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India and ranked 3rd highest summit in the world with an elevation of 8,586 m (28,169 ft). 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).

Kangchenjunga                8,586 m (28,169 ft)
Kangchenjunga West      8,505 m (27,904 ft)
Kangchenjunga Central  8,482 m (27,828 ft)
Kangchenjunga South     8,494 m (27,867 ft)
Kangbachen                       7,903 m (25,928 ft)
Ranked 3rd
Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim

Nanda Devi – 7,816 m


The Nanda Devi is situated in the Garhwal Himalayas region in the state of Uttarakhand. 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, Also highest mountain of Uttarakhand.

Nanda Devi            7,816 m (25,643 ft)
Nanda Devi East   7,434 m (24,390 ft)
Ranked 23rd
Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand

Kamet – 7,756 m


The Kamet is the highest summit in the Zaskar mountain Range of Garhwal region in the Chamoli District of 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.

Kamet                7,756 m (25,446 ft)
Abi Gamin        7,355 m (24,130 ft)
Mana                 7,272 m (23,858 ft)
Mukut Parbat  7,242 m (23,760 ft)
Ranked 29th
Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand

Saltoro Kangri – 7,742 m


The Saltoro Kangri is the highest peak of Saltoro Mountain ranges,a sub range of Karakoram, the biggest range of greater Himalaya mountains.
Saltoro Mountains are situated at the center of great Karakoram and very near to the longest glaciers in the world, the Siachen Glacier. The Saltoro Kangri is 31st highest independent mountain peak in world with an
elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft) in Kashmir.

Saltoro Kangri  7,742 m (25,400 ft)
K12                       7,428 m (24,370 ft)
Ghent Kangri     7,401 m (24,281 ft)
Sherpi Kangri     7,380 m (24,213 ft)
Ranked 31st
Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

Saser Kangri – 7,672 m


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) and Ranked 35th in the world.

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)
Saser Kangri IV            7,416 m (24,331 ft)

Ranked 35th
Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

Mamostong Kangri – 7,516 m


The Magnificent Mamostong Kangri is the highest mountain of sub ranges Rimo Mustagh of of the Great Karakoram range. 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.

Mamostong Kangri   7,516 m (24,659 ft)
Ranked 48th
Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir

Rimo – 7,385 m


The Rimo massif is located at the northern side of Rimo Muztagh in the famous the Karakoram ranges. 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).

Rimo I    7,385 m (24,229 ft)
Rimo II   7,373 m (24,189 ft)
Rimo III  7,233 m (23,730 ft)
Rimo IV   7,169 m (23,520 ft)
Ranked 71st
Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir

Hardeol – 7,151 m

Hardeol also called as Temple of God is one of the major mountain peak of the Kumaon Himalaya located at the northern side of Sanctuary and guarding the Nanda Devi.

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).

Hardeol  7,151 m (23,461 ft)
Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

Chaukhamba –  7,138 m

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.

Chaukamba I     7,138 m (23,419 ft)
Chaukamba II     7,070 m (23,196 ft)
Chaukamba III     6,995 m (22,949 ft)
Chaukamba IV     6,854 m (22,487 ft)
Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

Trisul – 7,120 m


Trisul I    7,120 m (23,360 ft)
Trisul II   6,690 m (21,949 ft)
Trisul III  6,007 m (19,708 ft)
Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

Trisul is one of the three mountain peaks of a group located at mountainous regions of Kumaon in Uttarakhand state.

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.


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