States Himachal Pradesh Mountain Peaks

Mountain Peaks of Himachal Pradesh

There are rolling green hills, snow-capped peaks, and the snow-clad mountains that contribute significantly to the surreal vistas of Himachal Pradesh. In fact, this most distinguishing feature of the state is also an essential part of the locals' religious belief as an abode of gods. They make for a symbol of protection and the power of the supreme, and thus, some of them like the Kinner Kailash are highly revered.

Himachal Pradesh boasts ranges of lesser Himalayas, the Greater Himalayas and Trans-Himalayas between 3000 to 7000 m. Most of them are ideal for mountain climbing and trekking as well. Most of the high peaks in the state range between 6000 and 5000 m and are mostly situated in Kullu, Kinnaur, and Lahaul & Spiti regions. The highest peak in Himachal is the 7025 m tall Shilla Peak gracing the Kinnaur District with its presence. The second-highest peak of the state, Reo Purgyil with a height of 6816 is also situated in Kinnaur.

The highest mountain peak in the beautiful Lahaul & Spiti Valley is Gya, which is 6794 m tall. Menthosa (6443 m) make for the tallest peak in Chamba. Dibibokri Pyramid (6440 m) is the highest mountain in the Kullu District. In Shimla District, the mighty Chanshal Peak at 4520 m boasts being the tallest, whereas in the Mandi District Patalsu with an altitude of 4470 m and Hanuman Tibba (5860 m) in Kangra District claims to be the highest peaks. With a plethora of mountain peaks in its Pir Panjal Range, Shivalik Range, Dhauladhar Range, and the Greater Himalayas, Himachal Pradesh offer great mountain climbing opportunity.

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Hence, the state is an ideal adventure destination in India for any adventurers seeking a good dose of adrenaline rush. Amongst the most famous mountain peaks for climbing in Himachal are Patalsu Peak, Shitidhar Peak (5290 m), Friendship Peak (5289 m), Seven Sisters (4739 m), Hanuman Tibba, Papsura (6451 m), and Deo Tibba (6001 m).

Himachal Travel Information at a Glance

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