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Highest and Famous Peaks and Mountains in Uttarakhand

Highest Mountains and Peaks in Uttarakhand

Uttarakhand, home to the majestic Himalayas. Uttarakhand has some of the highest mountains in the world. Nanda Devi one of the highest mountains has a height of 7,816 meters from the sea level.

It is the tallest mountain of India within the national border. Many Peaks of Uttarakhand are yet to be climbed and many are yet to be christened. These beautiful peaks and mountains of Uttarakhand offer a beautiful view to the tourists, climbers and mountaineers.

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Peaks and Mountains of Uttarakhand

Nanda Devi Peak

Situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Nanda Devi is the highest mountain peak in India(Kanchenjunga that lies on the border of Nepal and India). It is the highest…

Abi Gramin Peak

It is also known as Lbi Gramin is a snow-covered mountain peak which is situated at a distance of 2Km northeast from the Kamet peak. It lies in the central Himalayas right at the point where Zaskar range ends.

Arwa Crest Peak

Arwa crest peak is one of the 3 peaks that makes the Arwa Group of the mountain. The other 2 mountains of this group are Arwa Spire and Arwa Tower.

Arwa Spires Peak

One of the challenging peaks in the Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Arwa Spires peaks are a series of stupendous rocky spires which offers very high demanding rock climbs. 

Arwa Tower Peaks

Alwa tower the name is given to this mountain peak by its structure. It is one of the 3 peaks that makes the Alwa group of mountains. The other 2 mountains are Alwa Crest and Alwa Spire.

Avalanche Peak 1 and 2

The Avalanche peaks are the two mountain peaks situated up above the Arwa Valley to the north-west of Badrinath Dham in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. 

Bamba Dhura Peak

It is situated on the north-west ridge over the end of Kalabaland Glacier in the eastern part, left of the Milam Glacier.

Bandarpunch 1 and 2

Located in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Bandarpunch is a major peak of Garhwal region of Himalayas. The meaning of peak is basically “Tail of monkey” or “Tail of Hanuman”.

Burphu Dhura Peak

It is a Himalayan mountain peak located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state. It is situated at the end ridge of the Kalabaland glacier. 

Changabang Peak

Changbang peak situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Changabang is a part of a group of peaks that forms the north-east wall of the Nanda Devi sanctuary.

Changuch Peak

Located at the border of Pithoragarh district and Bageshwar of Uttarakhand state. It is a Himalayan peak situated above the Pindari(Pindar) Glacier.

Chaudhara Peak

It is also situated in the Pithoragarh district. Chaudhara is a Himalayan mountain peak which is named by his four corners.

Chaukhamba Peaks 1,2,3 and 4

Lying at the head of the Gangotri Glacier. Chaukhamba is a mountain peak in the Gangotri Group of the Garhwal Himalayas of India in Uttarakhand state. Chandrashilla is the sub peak of the Chaukhamba peak.

Chiring We Peak

Located in the eastern Kumaon region of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. Chiring we peak is a Himalayan mountain peak having an altitude of 6,559 meters. 

Dunagiri Peak

It is considered that it is one of the highest peaks in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Dunagiri peak lies at the north-west corner of the “Sanctuary Wall” a ring of peaks surrounding Nanda Devi and …

Gauri Parbat Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state it is also spelt as Ghori Parbat. A mountain peak having an elevation of 6708 meters and having a height of 22, 000 feet.

Hardeol Peak

One of the major peaks of Kumaon Himalayas. Hardeol is the highest mountain peak on the northern side of the Nanda Devi.

Hathi Parbat Peak

Situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Hathi Parbat is also knew as Elephant Peak a mountain having an elevation of 6,727 meters. 

Kamet Peak

Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state. Kamet is the second largest mountain peak in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, after Nanda Devi peak.

Kedarnath Peak – Main & Dome

Located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand of India. Kedarnath(main) and its sub-peaks Kedarnath Dome is a mountain Peak in the Gangotri group of peaks.

Kuchela Dhura Peak

Located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state. Kunchela Dhura is a mountain peak situated at the right bank of the Lwa Glacier or left bank of Shalang Glacier.

Meru Peak

Meru peak is a colossal mountain peak situated in the Uttarkashi district. It lies between Thalay Sagar & Shivling and having some highly challenging routes.

Nagalaphu Peak

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, having an altitude of 6,410 meters above from the sea level. It is a part of Himalayan mountain peaks.

Nanda Ghunti Peak

Located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand state, Nanda Ghunti lies on the outer rim of Nanda Devi. Having an altitude of 6,309 meters.

Nanda Khat Peak

Situated in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. Nanda Khat is a spectacular mountain peak having an elevation of 6,611 meters. Nanda Khat peak is located left of the Pindari Glacier.

Nanda Kot Peak

Literally, mean Nanda’s Fortress. Nanda Kot is a mountain peak located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand state in the Kumaon Himalayas.

Nilkantha Peak

Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Nilkanth peak or Neelkanth peak stands at an altitude of 6,596 meters above from the Alaknanda valley and town of Badrinath Dham.

Om Parvat

Located in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaon region having an altitude of 6,191 meters. It is said sacred peak or mountain by the Hindus.

Panchchuli Peaks

Located in the Pithoragarh district of Kumaon region. Panchchuli is a group of five majestic snow-covered mountain peaks having an altitude ranging from 6,334 meters to 6,904 meters.

Shivling Peak

Located in the Utt district, the majestic Shivling peak is called “Matterhorn of Himalayas” due to its resemblance to the famed Alpine peak in Swiss Alps.

Swargarohini Peak

Location – Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Swargarohini is a mountain peak in the Bandarpunch range of Garhwal Himalayas. It contains four peaks…

Suitilla Peak – East and West

Suitilla a mountain peak located in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. It is located up above the Kalabaland Peak, Sankalp and Yankchar glaciers.

Thalay Sagar Peak

Located in the Uttarkashi district, Thalay Sagar is a mountain peak that lies in the Garhwal Himalayas region. The main ridge of the peak lies south of the Gangotri Glacier.

Tirsuli and Tirsuli West Peaks

Location – Pithoragarh district(Uttarakhand). Tirsuli is a mountain peak having an altitude of 7,074 meters. Nearest peaks are Hardeol, Dunagiri and Changabang peaks.

Trisul Peak 1,2 and 3

Resembling Lord Shiva’s famed trident, Trishul(a group of three) Himalayan peaks in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. 

Uja Tirche Peak

Located in the Chamoli district, Uja Tirche is a peak having an elevation of 6,202 meters above from the sea level. Lies on the eastern flank of the Siruanch Glacier which flows towards northwards direction from the north face of Tirsuli.


These were the famous mountains and peaks in Uttarakhand. 

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