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List of National Peaks in India

India is a land of immense diversity, encompassing not only cultural and historical richness but also an array of geographical features, including valleys, mountains, rivers, vegetation and wildlife.

Distinguished by its remarkable natural features, the region boasts some of the world’s tallest mountain peaks, prominently located in the Karakoram, Garhwal, and Kangchenjunga mountain ranges. These ranges predominantly encompass the summits of the Himalayas and are primarily situated within the states of Sikkim and Uttarakhand.

List of National Peaks of India

Kangchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India and third highest summit in the world with an elevation of 8,586 m.

List of Highest Mountain Peaks of India:

S. No. National Peaks  in India Place Height (in m)
1. K2 Jammu and Kashmir 8611 m
2. Kangchenjunga Gangtok 8586 m
3. Nanda Devi Mukteshwar 7816 m
4. Trishul Peak Auli 7120 m
5. Gorichen Peak Tawang 6858 m
6. Friendship Peak Kullu 5289 m
7. Sandakphu Peak Darjeeling 3636 m
8. Hatu Peak Narkanda 3400 m
9. Dzukou Valley and Japfu Peak Kohima 3048 m
10. Anamudi Peak Munnar 2695 m
11. Doddabetta Peak Ooty 2637 m
12. Phawngpui Peak Aizwal 2157 m
13. Chembra Peak Wayand 2000 m
14. Shillong Peak Shillong 1965 m
15. Mullayanagiri Peak Chikmagalur 1930 m
16. Mullayanagiri Karnataka 1930 m
17. Kudremukh Peak Kudremukh 1894 m
18. Guru Shikhar Mount-Abu 1722 m
19. Arma Konda Andhra Pradesh 1680 m
20. Deomali Odisha 1672 m
21. Kalsubai Maharashtra 1646 m
22. Kalsubai Peak Bhandardara 1646 m
23. Karoh Peak Haryana 1467 m
24. Connaught Peak Mahabaleshwar 1400 m
25. Parasnath Jharkhand 1370 m
26. Dhoopgarh Pachmari 1350 m
27. Bailadila Range Chhattisgarh 1276 m
28. Kumara Parvatha Peak Kukke-Subramanya 1219 m
29. Sonsogor Goa 1166 m
30. Girnar Gujarat 1069 m
31. Doli Gutta Border of Telangana and Chhattisgarh 965 m
32. Betalongchhip Tripura 930 m
33. Amscot Peak Uttar Pradesh 945 m
34. Someshwar Fort Bihar 880 m

 

Top 10 Mountain Peaks in India

  1. Kangchenjunga Peak:

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  • Height: 8,586 m
  • Location: Sikkim

It is the highest mountain peak in the India and the third highest peak in the world. The literacy meaning of Kangchenjunga is “The Fiver Treasures of Snow” (namely gold, silver, gems, grain and holy books). Located on the border, that divides India from Nepal.

2. Nanda Devi Peak:

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Height: 7816 m

Location: Uttarakhand

It is the second highest peak of India, situated in the Garhwal Himalayas region in Uttarakhand. This peak can be considered as highest peak of the Indian mainland as Kangchenjunga lies on the border of India and Nepal.

3. Kamet Peak:

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  • Height: 7756 m
  • Location: Uttarakhand

It is the highest summit in the Zaskar mountain range of Garhwal region in the Chamoli District of Uttarakhand. It is situated close to Tibet and surrounded by three other towering peaks.

4. Saltoro Kangri Peak:

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  • Height: 7742 m
  • Location: Jammu & Kashmir

The Saltoro Kangri Peak is the highest peak of Saltoro Mountain Ramges, a sub-range of Karakoram. Saltoro is considered to be home to some of the longest glaciers in the world, namely the Siachen Glacier.

5. Saser Kangri Peak:

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  • Height: 7,672 m
  • Location:

This peak comprises a group of five magnificient summits, located in the Saser Muztagh range in the states in the states of Jammu and Kashmir. It is sub-range of the Karakoram range and is situated at the south-eastern direction of the Karakoram range.

6. Momostong Kangri Peak:

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  • Height: 7516 m
  • Location: Jammu and Kashmir

It is the highest summit in the sub-ranges of Rimo Muztagh of the Karakoram Range. It is also in the vicinity of the Siachen Glacier.

7. Rimo Peak:

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  • Height: 7385 m
  • Location: Jammu & Kashmir

The Rimo is also a part of Karakoram Range and graces the northern side of Rimo Muztagh. The Rimo Mountain series comprises four peaks, with Rimo I being the highest among them.

8. Hardeol Peak:

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  • Height: 7151 m
  • Location: Uttarakhand

It is considered as the 8th highest peak in India. Hardeol famously referred to as “Temple of God”, is one of the most renowned summits in the Kumaon Himalaya, which is located in the northern parts of the Kumaon Sanctuary and borders the Nanda Devi.

9. Chaukamba Peak:

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  • Height: 7138 m
  • Location: Uttarakhand

It is the highest mountain in the Gangotri group, located in the Garhwal Himalaya region of Uttarakhand. The Gangotri group comprises four peaks, with the Chaukamba holding the position of the highest among them.

10. Trisul Peak:

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  • Height: 7120 m
  • Location: Uttarakhand

Trisul is one of the three mountain peaks comprising a certain group of summits, situated in the mountainous regions of Kumaon in Uttarakhand. The trio got their name from the Trishul weapon of Lord Shiva. This group is located in close vicinity of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary.

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FAQs

Which is the highest mountain peak in India?

Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in the India and the third highest peak in the world. The literacy meaning of Kangchenjunga is “The Fiver Treasures of Snow” (namely gold, silver, gems, grain and holy books). Located on the border, that divides India from Nepal.

Which is the second highest mountain peak in India?

Nanda Devi is the second highest peak of India, situated in the Garhwal Himalayas region in Uttarakhand.