Top 10 Highest Peaks in India

The following list of top 10 highest Mountain peaks of India is set as jewels in the crown on Indian Maps. These dazzling peaks are the pride of India or renowned as “The jewels of India”. These snow capped mountains attracts thousands of visitors every year to trek in India.

Some of the most famous peaks in India are located in the lap of Himalayas. Kanchenjunga is the highest mountain peak in India, situated an altitude of 8,586 mt (28,169 ft). Check out the below listed top 10 highest peaks in India.

1. Kangchenjunga

Kanchenjunga, 3rd highest mountain in the world.

Elevation: 8,586 m
First ascent: May 25, 1955
Prominence: 3,922 m
Mountain range: Kangchenjunga massif, Himalayas
First ascenders: George Band, Joe Brown

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Kangchenjunga. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

2. Nanda Devi

Nanda Devi, Uttarakhand, 2nd highest mountain in India.

Elevation: 7,816 m
First ascent: August 29, 1936
Prominence: 3,139 m
Mountain range: Himalayas, Garhwal Himalaya
First ascenders: Bill Tilman, Noel Odell

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Nanda Devi. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

3. Saltoro Kangri

Saltoro Kangri peak, better known as the Saltoro Range, Karakoram.

Elevation: 7,742 m
First ascent: July 24, 1962
Prominence: 2,160 m
Mountain range: Saltoro Mountains
First ascenders: R.A. Bashir, A. Saito, Y. Takamura

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Saltoro Kangri. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

4. Kangto Mountain

Kangto peak, located on the border of China and India.

Elevation: 7,060 m
First ascent: 1988
Prominence: 2,195 m
Mountain range: Himalayas, Eastern Himalaya, Assam Himalaya

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Kangto Mountain. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

5. Reo Purgyil

Reo Purgyil, the highest peak of Himachal Pradesh.

Elevation: 6,816 m

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Reo Purgyil. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

6. Mt. Saramati Peak

Saramati peak, located at border of Nagaland state, India.

Elevation: 3,826 m
Prominence: 2,885 m
Mountain range: Saramati Range

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Mt. Saramati. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

7. Sandakphu Peak

Sandakphu, the highest peak of West Bengal, India

Elevation: 3,636 m

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Sandakphu. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

8. Khayang Peak

The Khayang Peak of Ukhrul district in Manipur.

Elevation: 3,114 m

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Khayang. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

9. Anamudi Peak

The Anamudi peak, located in the Indian state Kerala.

Elevation: 2,695 m
First ascent: May 4, 1862
Prominence: 2,479 m
Mountain range: Western Ghats

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Anamudi. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

10. Ooty Doddabetta Peak

Doddabetta Peak, Ooty, is the highest mountain in the Nilgiri Hills.

Elevation: 2,637 m
Prominence: 2,256 m
Mountain range: Western Ghats, Nilgiri mountains

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Doddabetta Peak. Photo Credit: Wikimedia Commons : CC BY 2.0

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