Mountain Tour In India
India is guarded by some of the most beautiful and stunning mountain peaks of the world. In the northernmost border stand the Himalayas. The three highest mountain peaks of the world belong to the Himalayas. The highest mountain peak in India is Kanchanjunga, a part of Himalaya is the third highest peak in the world. The second highest peak in India is Nanda Devi which is located in the state of Uttarakhand in North India. The mountains in India are house to some of the most beautiful tourist destinations such as Kashmir often called as heaven on earth. The most beautiful areas of Kashmir are Sri Nagar, Gulmarg, Pehalgam, Patnitop Apart from Kashmir other important mountain destinations are Pangong Lake, Khardungla Pass, Nubra Valley, Thiksey Monastery, Shey Monastery or the Shey Palace, Hemis and Phyang Monasteries in Ladakh, Dharamsala & Mcleodganj, the seat of Dalai Lama, Khajiar, Shimla etc in Himachal Pradesh, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Uttarkashi, Valley of Flowers, Hemkunt Sahib in Uttarakhand, Gangtok, Pelling and Zuluk in Sikkim, Drjeeling in West Bengal, Shilong in Meghalaya also called as Scotland of the east are just to name a few.
World famous Mountain railways having World Heritage status also connects important tourist destinations in the mountains.
India offers a unique opportunity to see and experience the Mountains at close quarters, both in Northern and Eastern India.