Peaks and Mountains

Home to the majestic Himalayas, Uttarakhand has some of the highest mountains in the world. The revered Nanda Devi stands tall at an elevation of 7,816 meters, making it the tallest mountain in India that is entirely within the national border. Many peaks in Uttarakhand are yet to be climbed while many are yet to be christened. These stunning peaks and mountains offer mesmerizing view to the tourists and mountaineers alike.

Peaks and Mountains in Uttarakhand

Abi Gamin Peak

Abi Gamin, also known as Ibi Gamin is a snow clad peak situated 2km north east of Kamet peak. It is located in the central Himalayas, right at the point where Zaskar Range ends. It lies on the norther...

Arwa Crest Peak

Arwa Crest is one of the three peaks that make up the Arwa Group of mountains. The other two mountains are Arwa Spire and Arwa Tower. Arwa Crest is situated to the west of the Arwa Tower. This enormou...

Arwa Spires peak

One of the challenging peaks in the Garhwal Himalayas; Arwa Spires are a series of stupendous rocky spires which offer highly demanding rock climbs. These rocky spires are situated southwest of Arwa T...

Arwa Tower peak

Arwa Tower is one of the three peaks that make up the Arwa Group of mountains. The other two mountains are Arwa Spire and Arwa Crest. It is well known for its huge rocky ridge along with a steep grani...

Avalanche Peak I & II

The Avalanche Peaks are two mountain peaks situated above the Arwa Valley to the northwest of Badrinath in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The peaks are named for the avalanches experienced ...

Balakun Peak

Located 16 km from Badrinath, Balakun is a Himalayan peak situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It situated between Bhagirathi Kharak glacier and Satopanth glacier and is northeast of Nilka...

Bamba Dhura Peak

Bamba Dhura is situated on the northwest ridge over the end of the Kalabaland Glacier in the eastern part of the district, left of the Milam Glacier. It is the part of divide between Kalabaland and La...

Bandarpunch I & II Peaks

Located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, Bandarpoonch is a major peak of the Garhwal division of the Himalayas. The peak’s name literally means "Tail of the monkey" or "Tail of Hanuman" in...

Burphu Dhura Peak

Burphu Dhura is a Himalayan mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand. It is situated at the end ridge over the Kalabaland Glacier in the eastern part of the district, left to ...

Changabang Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Changabang is part of a group of peaks that form the northeast wall of the Nanda Devi sanctuary. Although the peak doesn’t have a high topographical ...

Changuch Peak

Situated at the boundary of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, Changuch is a Himalayan mountain peak situated above the Pindari Glacier. This peak offers a ridge leading to Nanda Kot. ...

Chaudhara Peak

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Chaudhara is a Himalayan mountain peak which is so named due to the peak having four corners. It is situated at the south east end of Kalabaland...

Chaukhamba Peaks I, II, III & IV

Lying at the head of the Gangotri glacier, Chaukhamba is a mountain massif in the Gangotri Group of the Garhwal Himalaya in Indian state of Uttarakhand, west of the Hindu holy town of Badrinath. Chauk...

Chiring We Peak

Situated in eastern Kumaun of the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Chiring We is a Himalayan peak with an altitude of 6,559 m. Chiring We massif, which include peaks like Bamba Dhura (6,334 m...

Dunagiri Peak

Considered one of the highest peaks in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Dunagiri lies at the northwest corner of the ‘Sanctuary Wall’, a ring of peaks surrounding Nanda Devi and enclosing the ...

Gauri Parbat Peak

Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Gauri Parbat, also spelled Ghori Parbat, is a mountain peak with an elevation of 6,708 meters. With a towering height of 22,000 feet, it was a popular d...

Hardeol Peak

Considered one of the major peaks in the Kumaon Himalayas, Hardeol is the highest peak on the northern side of the ring of peaks guarding the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. It is situated at the northern end o...

Hathi Parbat Peak

Located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Hathi Parbat, also known as the Elephant peak, is a mountain with an elevation of 6,727 metres. This peak lies within the Kamet group of mountains. ...

Kalanag – Black Peak

Literally meaning "Black Cobra", Kalanag is one of the major peaks in the Bandarpunch mountain range, others being Bandarpunch I and Bandarpunch II. It is also known as the Black Peak. It is situated ...

Kamet Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Kamet is the second highest mountain in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, after Nanda Devi. In appearance, it resembles a giant pyramid topped by a fl...

Kedarnath Peak – Main & Dome

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state of India, Kedarnath (Main) and its subpeak Kedarnath Dome is a mountain in the Gangotri group of peaks. Kedarnath (Main) lies on the main ridge...

Kuchela Dhura Peak

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Kuchela Dhura is a peak located at the right bank of Lwa Glacier or left bank of Shalang glacier. This peak is surrounded by Nanda Kot. It lies in ...

Meru Peak

Meru Peak is a colossal mountain situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It lies between Thalay Sagar and Shivling, and has some highly challenging routes. Meru has three peaks: southern (...

Nagalaphu Peak

Located in the Pithoragarh district in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, Nagalaphu reaches an altitude of 6,410 metres (21,030 ft) above sea level. It is the part of Himalayan mountain massif that divides...

Nanda Devi Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Nanda Devi is the highest mountain entirely in India, (if we exclude Kanchenjunga that lies on the border of India and Nepal). It is also the highest m...

Nanda Ghunti Peak

Situated in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Nanda Ghunti lies on the outer rim of the Nanda Devi Sanctuary. It has an altitude of 6,309 meters. Trekkers get a clear view of Nanda Ghunti en route to R...

Nanda Khat Peak

Situated in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, Nanda Khat is a spectacular peak with an elevation of 6,611 meters. Nanda Khat is located left of Pindari glacier & Traill’s pass. The majestic...

Nanda Kot Peak

Literally meaning Nanda’s Fortress, Nanda Kot is a mountain peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand in the Kumaon Himalayas. It lies just outside of the ring of peaks enclosing the ...

Nilkantha Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Nilkanth or Neelkanth peak stands at a towering altitude of 6,596 meters over the Alaknanda valley and the town of Badrinath. Legendary mountaineer Fra...

Om Parvat

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, the magnificent Om Parbat reaches an altitude of 6,191 meters. It is considered sacred by Hindus and its snow deposition pattern resembles the sacr...

Panchchuli Peaks

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Panchchuli is a group of five majestic snow-capped peaks with altitude ranging from 6,334 metres (20,781 ft) to 6,904 metres (22,651 ft). The peaks...

Shivling Peak

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, the majestic Shivling peak has been called ‘Matterhorn of Himalayas’ due to its resemblance to the famed Alpine peak in Swiss Alps. Its name ref...

Suitilla Peak – East & West

Suitilla is a peak situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, India. It is located above the junction of Kalabaland, Sankalp and Yankchar glaciers. With a towering elevation of 6,373 meters,...

Swargarohini Peak

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, Swargarohini is a mountain massif in the Bandarpunch range of Garhwal Himalayas. The massif contains a total of four peaks. While not particularly h...

Thalay Sagar Peak

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, Thalay Sagar is a mountain that lies in the Garhwal Himalayas on the main ridge that lies south of the Gangotri Glacier. It is the second highest pe...

Tirsuli & Tirsuli West Peaks

Situated in the Pithoragarh district of Uttarakhand, Tirsuli is a peak that reaches a staggering altitude of 7,074 meters. Along with Hardeol, Dunagiri and Changabang peaks, it makes up the northeast ...

Trisul Peak I, II & III

Resembling Lord Shiva’s famed trident, Trishul is a group of three Himalayan peaks in the Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand. The massif is a north-south ridge, with Trisul I at the north end and Tri...

Uja Tirche Peak

Situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, Uja Tirche is a peak with an elevation of 6,202 meters from the sea level. It lies on the eastern flank of the Siruanch glacier which flows northwards ...

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