Peaks And Mountains Of Uttarakhand

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.

Popular Mountains & Peaks in Uttarakhand

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.

Following is the list of popular mountains and peaks located in Uttarakhand.

Posted by: eUttaranchal/ Brijmohan Bisht
Abi Gamin Peak
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 poi

Arwa Crest Peak
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 si

Arwa Spires Peak
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. T

Arwa Tower Peak
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

Avalanche Peak I & II
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

Balakun Peak
Balakun Peak

Located 16 km from Badrinath, Balakun is a Himalayan peak situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It situated between Bhagirathi Kharak glaci

Bamba Dhura Peak
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.

Bandarpunch I & II Peaks
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

Burphu Dhura Peak
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 Gla

Changabang Peak
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. Alth

Changuch Peak
Changuch Peak

Situated at the boundary of Pithoragarh and Bageshwar district of Uttarakhand, Changuch is a Himalayan mountain peak situated above the Pindari Glacie

Chaudhara Peak
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

Chaukhamba Peaks I, II, III & IV
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 Uttarakhan

Chiring We Peak
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,

Dunagiri Peak
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

Gauri Parbat Peak
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

Hardeol Peak
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 De

Hathi Parbat Peak
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 p

Kalanag – Black Peak
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. I

Kamet Peak
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 appea

Kedarnath Peak – Main & Dome
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

Kuchela Dhura Peak
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.

Meru Peak
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 ch

Nagalaphu Peak
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

Nanda Devi Peak
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 bo

Nanda Ghunti Peak
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. Trekk

Nanda Khat Peak
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 P

Nanda Kot Peak
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 lie

Nilkantha Peak
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 an

Om Parvat
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

Panchchuli Peaks
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

Shivling Peak
Shivling Peak

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, the majestic Shivling peak has been called ‘Matterhorn of Himalayas’ due to its resemblance to

Suitilla Peak – East & West
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 gl

Swargarohini Peak
Swargarohini Peak

Situated in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, Swargarohini is a mountain massif in the Bandarpunch range of Garhwal Himalayas. The massif contai

Thalay Sagar Peak
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

Tirsuli & Tirsuli West Peaks
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, Dunagir

Trisul Peak I, II & III
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-s

Uja Tirche Peak
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 fla

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