676 total votes
Himalayas

Himalayas

The Himalayas, or Himalaya, हिमालय in Nepali language is a mountain range in South Asia which separates the Indo-Gangetic Plain from the Tibetan Plateau. This range is home to nine of the ten highest peaks on Earth, including the highest, Mount Everest. The Himalayas have profoundly shaped the cultures of South Asia. Many Himalayan peaks are sacred in both Buddhism and Hinduism. The Himalayas are bordered on the north by the Tibetan Plateau, on the south by the Indo-Gangetic Plain, on the northwest by the Karakoram and Hindu Kush ranges, and on the east by the Indian state of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh. The western anchor of the Himalayas — Nanga Parbat — lies just south of the ... more on Wikipedia

Himalayas is ranked on...

#4 of 180 The Most Beautiful Natural Wonders In The World 37.5k VOTES Stationed at various locations around the globe, the most beautiful natural wonders in the world include some of the most go...
#1 of 35 The Best Mountain Ranges for Climbing 254 VOTES List of top mountain climbing ranges. What are the most popular mountain ranges for climbing? This list ranks the mountain r...
#1 of 39 The Best Mountain Ranges for Hiking 384 VOTES List of top mountain hiking ranges. What are the best places to mountain hike? This list ranks the best destinations for hik...