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5 Major Mountain Ranges In India That Are Worth Seeing

Himalayan Mountain Ranges

The youngest mountain range in India still packs a powerful punch, covering most of the north and with popular locations such as Kulu, Manali, Dehradun and lots more. The gorgeous view of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the highest peak of Himalaya in India is a major draw as are the plethora of trekking, rafting and mountaineering opportunities for seasoned adventure junkies.

Aravalli Range

India’s oldest mountain range is majorly concentrated in Rajasthan and offers a brilliant landscape that is a photographer’s dream! The Aravallis are home to several birds and animals and add to the exotic flavour of Rajasthan.

Western Ghats

Think some of the loveliest waterfalls and rivers. Think lush natural greenery and a whiff of romance. The Western Ghats is pleasant and soothing round the year with beautiful valleys, peaks and tropical rainforests in its fold. It is truly a sight for sore eyes.

Eastern Ghats

Green fields, coffee plantations, high peaks, caves and waterfalls make for a pretty sight strewn across the Eastern Ghats. This is traversed by the rivers Kaveri, Mahanadi, Godavari and Krishna among others and also offers ample scope for adventure sports. The famous Araku Valley in Vishakhapatnam is a part of this mountain range.

Satpura and Vindhya

Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra are dotted with these mountain ranges along with parts of Central India and other surrounding States. The beautiful landscapes are a major attraction with some popular locations being Panchmarhi, the Kanha National Park and Amarkantak.

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