Uttarakhand is a state in Northern India. Famous for its high mountain peaks, hill stations, and villages, Uttarakhand is a paradise for mountain lovers. In this article, we will learn about the high mountain peaks of Uttarakhand. Let’s read.
High peaks of Uttarakhand Himalayas
Nanda Devi is the highest peak in Uttarakhand. The peak has an elevation of 7,816 meters (25,643 ft) and is located in the Chamoli district. Nanda Devi peak is also the 23rd highest mountain in the world. The area around the peak is a protected National park known as Nanda Devi and Valley of Flowers National Park. The national park is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Kamet is the second-highest peak in Uttarakhand. It stands at an elevation of 7,756 m (25,446 ft). Kamet is the 29th highest mountain peak in the world. It is also located in the Chamoli district of the Garhwal region.
Nanda Devi East/Sunanda Devi
Nanda Devi East or Sunanda Devi is located east of Nanda Devi. With an elevation of 7,434 m (24,390), Nanda Devi East is the third highest mountain peak in Uttarakhand Himalayas.
Top 10 highest peaks in Uttarakhand
|1||Nanda Devi||7,816 m|
|3||Nanda Devi East/Sunanda Devi||7,434 m|
|4||Abi Gamin||7,355 m|
|5||Mana Peak||7,272 m|
|6||Mukut Parbat||7,242 m|
Other famous high peaks in Uttarakhand Himalayas
Panchachuli peaks are a group of five towering peaks in the Pithoragarh district of the Kumaon region in Uttarakhand. The highest among the five is Panchchuli II which is 6,904 meters high.
Kedarnath peaks (6,940 m and 6,831 m)
Nanda Kot (6,861 m)
Haathi parvat (6,727 m)
Bhagirathi parbat (6,856 m)