Khardung La, Ladakh
Categories: Scenic Drives, Outdoor Activities, Tourist Spots
Take a frosty ride through Khardung La, one of the highest elevated public motor passes in the world. Cycle or drive along the route, which lies some 5,359 m (17,582 ft) above sea level. Along the way, you'll have panoramic views of glaciers and the Ladakh mountain range. Amenities along the way include restrooms and a cafe. Note that altitude sickness presents a serious risk here; those not acclimatized need to plan ahead as there are no emergency medical facilities in the area. To visit Khardung La on your trip to Leh, use our Leh itinerary builder.
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It was a winter trip - One side of the mountains was extremely sunny and the other side was laded with snow. Respect mother nature and drive/ride carefully on these mountains. The journey is the desti... read more »
Jyoti Prakash S
A great experience out there in the chilly weather conditions. Tough roads and weather conditions. It was approx - 5 degrees and could only stay for about 5 mins. But those moments were amazing. It's ... read more »
You want to see the snowfall .... just go there it's out of the world place at 18000 ft above sea level but do take oxygen cylinders as you feel breathless specially with kids
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