Famous Mountains and Hills of Northeast Indian States

The Northeast Indian States or the Seven Sister States are known as a slice of paradise, unexplored. Northeast India is full of natural beauty, amazing valleys, Astonishing Waterfalls,dense forest and great hills. 7 Sister States has many famous mountain ranges and hills which are home to wide range of flora and fauna. Apart from below mention hills,Other major hills of seven sister states are Manipur Hills, Jaintia Hills, Assam Hills and Patkai Bum range.  Northeast Indian states are known for its natural beauty and hills along with the amazing wildlife and mountain culture.

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Lesser Himalaya


The Mahabharat Range is known as Lesser Himalaya located in Sikkim and border with Nepal and Bhutan. Lesser Himalaya run parallels to Shivalik hill range and approach the Brahmaputra River. Mahabharat Range is one of the most difficult and uninhabited mountain to climb with its dangerous crest,slopes and terraced fields.

Assam Himalaya


A portion in the lower Himalayan mountains range is known as Assam Himalaya between the border of Bhutan and the Great Bend of the Tsangpo River. Yarlung Tsangpo River originates from Lake Manasarovar in Mount Kailash and known as Dihang river in Arunachal Pradesh. Namcha Barwa is the highest mountain peak of Assam Himalaya range.

The Himalayas

Himalayas range

Most the part of Arunachal Pradesh is covered by the great Himalayas and rest of the part with by the Patkai hills. Gorichen peak is the highest Himalayan peak in the region, located between Tawang and West Kameng district. The great Himalayas range offers many tourist attraction and provide shelter to number of flora and fauna.

Patkai Range


The patkai mountain range also known as Purvanchal Range, one of the eight mountain range in India and the major of India’s North Eastern states. Patkai Range is consist of three major hills The Patkai-Bum,the Garo-Khasi-Jaintia and Lushai Hills. Pangsau mountain Pass is the best place to see its conical peaks, steep slopes and deep valleys.

Lushai Hills


The Lushai Hills also known as Mizo Hills is one of the three part of Patkai mountain range, located partially in Mizoram and Tripura. Mizo Hills is highly covered with dense bamboo jungle and open grass covered slopes.Blue mountain is the highest peak of Lushai Hills.

Khasi Hills

The hills of Khasi is the part of major Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya and also the part of the Patkai mountain ranges. Khasi Hills got its name by Khasi tribes of the region. Cherrapunji-the wettest place in the world is situated in the East Khasi Hills and Lum Shyllong is the highest peak near to Shillong.

Garo Hills


The Garo Hills is located in Meghalaya state and part of Garo-Khasi range,The region is known as one of the wettest places on earth. Garo Hills highest peak is known as Nokrek Peak and home to many places of interest such as cloud covered Tura peak, Imilchang Dar waterfall,Balpakram Wildlife Park,Naphak Lake and most famous limestone caves of Siju,one of the longest in Asia.

Naga Hills


The Naga Hills are actually part of Indian Territory mountain ranges of Arakan Mountains between the western Burma and the Naga Hills district. Naga Hills is one of the major tribal region of Nagaland state and inhabited by Naga people.

Jampui Hills


The Jampui hill range is one of the most famous place in northeast state of Tripura and habitants are mainly Mizo or Lushai. Jampui Hills is famous for its unique Orange Festival,view of rising and setting sun and excellent panoramic views of the deep valley and villages around.

Chin Hills


The Chin Hills is a range of mountains extends northward from Manipur to Chin State of Myanmar. Chin Hills are the part of Arakan Mountain Range with an highest peak of Nat Ma Taung with 3,053 m(10,500 feet). Chin Hills are very close to Lushai Hills of Patkai Range and offers a wide range of flora and fauna.

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