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Khardung La, Ladakh

4.7
#1 of 106 in Outdoors in Jammu and Kashmir
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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Khardung La and many more Ladakh attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Ladakh holiday planning website .
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  • Leh Ladakh which is also known as the Cold Desert in the world is located in the northern most regions of India and is now considered as an Union Territory as per the eradication of section 377. Ladak...  more »
  • Visiting Khardung La pass is a life time experience, which nobody should miss, who visits Leh. This is amongst the highest motorable roads on the planet at around 18000 feet above sea level. It is a d...  more »
  • From Nubra to Leh. Slowly from the warm valley to the cold top with snow and a freezing wind. beautiful sight!  more »
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