We know that the Himalayas has some of the highest mountain peaks in the world but what are the highest mountains in the Himalays? Remember that the Himalayas mountain peaks go through the regions of Nepal, Tibet and China that run for hundreds of kilometers in length.
Top 10 Highest Mountains in the Himalayas
Listed below are the top 10 mountains that are regionally located in the Himalayas, but any of these mountains are regarded as some of the tallest locations on the earth.
10. Gyala Peri
Height of 23,930 feet (7,294 meters)
9. Chomo Lhari
Height of 23,996 feet (7,314 meters)
8. Gangkhar Puensum
Height of 24,836 feet (7,570 meters)
7. Gurla Mandhata
Height of 25,243 feet (7,694 meters)
Height of 25,896 feet (7,893 meters)
5. Annapurna II
Height of 26,040 feet (7,937 meters)
4. Gyachung Kang
Height of 26,089 feet (7,952 meters)
Height of 26,545 feet (8,091 meters)
Height of 26,795 feet (8,167 meters)
1. Cho Oyu: Highest Mountains in the Himalayas
Height of 26,906 feet (8,201 meters)
The Himalayas mountain ranges have been created as a result of the separation of the Indian plate from the African continent and its eventual collide with the euro-Asian continent nearly 60 million years go. Astoundingly, the these mountain ranges are still growing at the rate of 2 centimeter every years, which has give rise to some of the most beautiful hill stations and some the highest mountains in the Himalayas as listed above.