Mountainous Region

Explore the Himalayas

Did you know that the Himalayas is made of the two words 'Him' and 'Alaya' in Sanskrit, which means 'abode of snow?' The Himalayas are a heritage of India. The name of a peak of the Himalayan mountain is 'Bandarpuchha.' peak is located in the Tehri Garhwal district of Uttarakhand. Its height is 20,731 feet, and is also called Sumeru. The Himalayas are an entire mountain range, which separates the Indian subcontinent and Tibet. It is the highest mountain in India, which forms the border of about 2500 km of the country in the north and separates the country from North Asia. It stretches from Kashmir to Assam.