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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 the Uttarakhand state of India


1) Kangchenjunga

• 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).

• Ranked 3rd in world

Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim

2) Nanda Devi

• 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.

• Ranked 23rd in world

Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand

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3) Kamet

• 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.

• Ranked 29th in world

Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand


4) Saltoro Kangri

• The Saltoro Kangri is 31st highest independent mountain peak in world with an elevation of 7,742 m (25,400 ft) in Kashmir.

• Ranked 31st in world

Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir


5) Saser Kangri

• 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).

• Ranked 35th in world

Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir


6) Mamostong Kangri

• 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.

• Ranked 48th in world

Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir

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7) Rimo

• 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).

• Ranked 71st in world

Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir


8) Hardeol

• 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).

Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand


9) Chaukhamba

• 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.

Garhwal Himalaya , Uttarakhand

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10) Trisul

• 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.

Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand.

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Summary of Highest Himalaya mountain peaks in India

Sr No.

Peaks

Height

State

1

Kangchenjunga

8,586 m (28,169 ft)

Himalayas Ranges, Sikkim

2

Nanda Devi

7816 m(25643 ft)

Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand

3

Kamet

7,756 m (25,446 ft)

Zaskar Range, Uttarakhand

4

Saltoro Kangri

7,742 m (25,400 ft)

Karakoram,Greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

5

Saser Kangri

7,672 m (25,171 ft)

Saser Muztagh, Karakoram greater Himalaya, Jammu and Kashmir

6

Mamostong Kangri

7,516 m (24,659 ft)

Rimo Muztagh, Karakoram, Jammu and Kashmir

7

Rimo

7,385 m (24,229 ft)

Siachen Area, Jammu and Kashmir

8

Hardeol

7,151 m (23,461 ft)

Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

9

Chaukhamba

7,138 m (23,419 ft)

Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

10

Trisul

7,120 m (23,359 ft)

Kumaon Region, Uttarakhand

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1. What is the highest mountain peak in India?
Ans. The highest mountain peak in India is Kangchenjunga, standing at an elevation of 8,586 meters.
2. How many of the highest Himalayan peaks in India are above 8,000 meters?
Ans. There are a total of 10 highest Himalayan peaks in India, out of which 9 are above 8,000 meters in elevation.
3. Which peak in India is known for its challenging climbing routes?
Ans. Nanda Devi in India is known for its challenging climbing routes, attracting experienced mountaineers from around the world.
4. What is the significance of Kamet among the highest Himalayan peaks in India?
Ans. Kamet is the second-highest mountain peak in India and is known for its stunning beauty and technical climbing challenges.
5. Which Himalayan peak in India is a popular trekking destination for adventure enthusiasts?
Ans. Trisul is a popular trekking destination among the highest Himalayan peaks in India, offering adventure enthusiasts a thrilling experience amidst the majestic mountains.
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