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.
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
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
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
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
5. Reo Purgyil
Reo Purgyil, the highest peak of Himachal Pradesh.
Elevation: 6,816 m
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
7. Sandakphu Peak
Sandakphu, the highest peak of West Bengal, India
Elevation: 3,636 m
8. Khayang Peak
The Khayang Peak of Ukhrul district in Manipur.
Elevation: 3,114 m
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
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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