Mountain Climbing in Jammu and Kashmir

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About Peak Climbing in Jammu & Kashmir

The amazing peaks of the Pir Panjal ranges of the Indian Himalayas provide the best opportunities for mountain climbing in Jammu and Kashmir. Feel the excitement and adrenaline rush as you climb the peaks and from the top, get panoramic views of Pakistan and Tibet. The advantage of mountain climbing in both Jammu Region and Kashmir Valley is that both amateurs and experts can enjoy it.

Best Tour Packages for Jammu & Kashmir

Famous Climbing Peaks in Jammu and Kashmir


Mountaineering in Kashmir Valley

There are several mountain peaks in Kashmir Valley where mountain climbing gives you the ultimate rush, thrill and adventure. Two of these, Sonmarg (5,425 meters) and Harmukh (5,148 meters), are best suited for amateur mountain climbers. 

The most famous mountain peaks to enjoy mountain climbing in Kashmir Valley are Kolahoi (known as the Matterhorn of Kashmir), Tattakuti, Harmukh, Sunset (highest peak in the Pir Panjal Range) and a number of smaller peaks in Sonmarg, Gulmarg and Pahalgam.

Mountaineering in Jammu Region

The mountaineering peaks in the Kishtwar region in Jammu are not too high and are great for amateur mountain climbers. Some of the famous mountain peaks in this region which attract mountain climbing enthusiasts are Crooked Finger (5,630 meters), Riger (6,100 meters), Sickle Moon (6,575 meters), Arjuna (6,230 meters), Brammah I (6,416 meters) and Flat Top (6,100 meters). 

Best Time for Mountain Climbing in Jammu and Kashmir

May to October is the best time to enjoy mountain climbing in Jammu and Kashmir.