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Changla Pass, Ladakh

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#2 of 30 in Outdoors in Jammu and Kashmir
At an altitude of 5,360 m (17,590 ft) above sea level, explore Changla Pass--the third-highest drivable road in the world. Maintained and guarded by the Indian Army, the pass remains open throughout the year, except during the clearing of snow. Examine the remarkable panoramic view of the snow-capped Himalayas, and visit nearby landmarks including two lakes, a valley, and a monastery. Take necessary precautions while visiting this area, since it can get extremely cold and hard to adapt to low oxygen levels. Wear very warm clothing with covered ears and appropriate footwear at all times. Make Changla Pass a centerpiece of your Hemis vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Hemis journey planning website .
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  • Is through the use of round-trip travel between the town of Leh, and Lake of the dividend Fund? If go in winter, it is suggested to check the path before. If there is a lot of snow routes may be closed.
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  • Changla pass the name changla means good in Marathi but it has nothing to do with marathi. But the view from the pass is awesome. We need to cross this pass which is situated 17688 ft above sea level....  more »
  • At 17688 ft above sea level, Changla Pass is the 2nd highest pass in the word. This fact is debatable as many other sources claim its altitude to be much lower. This doesn't take away the beauty of th...  more »

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