Highest Peaks in States of India – Geography Notes PDF in English & Hindi for UPSC & Other Competitive Exams

Highest Peaks in States of India: India is home to a diverse range of landscapes, including mountains with some of the highest peaks in the world. Each Indian state has its highest peak, and these peaks vary in height and geology.

Highest Peaks in States of India

K2: 8611 metres

  • The highest peak in Indian subcontinent lies between Baltistan and Xinjiang
  • It is the highest peak in the Karakoram

Kangchenjunga: 8586 metres

  • The third highest summit in the World
  • Also known as the ‘five treasures of snow’
  • Lies in Himalayan Mountain Range

Nanda Devi: 7816 metres

  • Ranked the 23rd highest peak across the world.
  • The Nanda Devi National Prak, located in vicinity to the peak, consists of the best high altitude flora and fauna.
  • This is the highest peak located entirely within India
  • It is a part of Himalayan mountain ranges (Garhwal)

Kamet: 7756 metres

  • It is located near the Tibetan Plateau
  • It is located in the Garhwal region

Saltoro Kangri: 7742 metres

  • It is located near the Siachen Region.
  • The Saltoro Kangri is ranked the 31st highest independent peak in the world
  • It lies in Saltoro range (a part of Karakoram Mountain range)

Saser Kangri: 7672 metres

  • Located in Ladakh. 
  • This mountain peak is the 35th highest mountain peak in the world
  • It lies in Saser Muztagh range (an easternmost subrange of Karakoram Range.)

Mamostong Kangri/Mamostang Kangri: 7516 metres

  • It is located near Siachen Glacier
  • It is the 48th independent peak in India
  • It is the highest peak of Rimo Muztagh range (a subrange of Karakoram range)

Rimo I: 7385 metres

  • The Rimo I is a part of Rimo Muztagh, a subrange of Great Karakoram range.
  • It is the 71st highest peak in the world.

Hardeol: 7151 metres

  • This peak is also known as the ‘Temple of God’
  • It is one of the oldest summits in the Kumaon Himalaya

Chaukhamba I: 7138 metres

  • It is located in the Garhwal district of Uttrakhand.
  • It is a part of the Gangotri Group of Garhwal Himalaya ranges 

Trisul I: 7120 metres

  • The name of this mountain peak is taken from the weapon of Lord Shiva.
  • It is one of three mountain peaks located in the Kumaon Himalaya in Uttrakhand.

List of Mountains in India with States

Peak Range/Region State Height 
Arma Konda Eastern Ghats Andhra Pradesh 1680 m
Kangto Eastern Himalaya Arunachal Pradesh 7060 m
Someshwar Fort West Champaran District Bihar 880 m
Bailadila Range Dantewada District Chhattisgarh 1276 m
Sonsogor Western Ghats Goa 1166 m
Girnar Junagadh District Gujarat 1069 m
Karoh Peak Morni Hills Haryana 1467 m
Reo Purgyil Western Himalaya Himachal Pradesh 6816 m
Parasnath Parasnath Hills Jharkhand 1370 m
Mullayanagiri Western Ghats Karnataka 1930 m
Anamudi Western Ghats Kerala 2695 m
Dhupgarh Satpura Madhya Pradesh 1350 m
Kalsubai Western Ghats Maharashtra 1646 m
Mount Iso Senapati District Border of Manipur and Nagaland 2994 m
Shillong Peak Khasi Hills Meghalaya 1965 m
Phawngpui Saiha District Mizoram 2157 m
Mount Saramati Naga Hills Nagaland 3826 m
Deomali Eastern Ghats Odisha 1672 m
Guru Shikhar Aravalli Range Rajasthan 1722 m
Kanchenjunga Eastern Himalaya Sikkim 8586 m
Doddabetta Nilgiri Hills Tamil Nadu 2637 m
Doli Gutta Deccan Plateau Border of Telangana and Chhattisgarh 965 m
Betalongchhip Jampui Hills Tripura 930 m
Amsot Peak Shivalik Hills Uttar Pradesh 945 m
Nanda Devi Garhwal Himalaya Uttarakhand 7816 m
Sandakphu Eastern Himalaya West Bengal 3636 m

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