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Tanglang La, Leh

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Marvel at breathtaking high-altitude scenery as you drive through Tanglang La, a mountain pass in the Zanskar range. Located 5,328 m (17,480 ft) above the sea, the paved pass remains one of the world's highest. Travelers normally make a stopover at a nearby village, where they can enjoy a cup of tea and rest for a short while. Arrange your visit to Tanglang La and discover more family-friendly attractions in Leh using our Leh tour planner.
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  • Nothing can surpass the thrill of being at the worlds 2nd highest pass. It's something which can't be shared but only be felt by the passionate traveller!!!  more »
  • I think ladakh need to come out with a stamp or passport book so that you can remember how many pass that you pass through throughout the journey. I can say, most of the peak are alike, but no harm to...  more »
  • Taglangla undoubtedly has the best roads if you want to compare khardungla, changla, baralacha, nakeela, etc etc. Hence, the ride comfort is much much better in comparison. No compromise on the view a...  more »

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With all its history, architecture, and scenery, you won't be surprised to learn that Leh possesses plenty of accommodations. A number of hotels with standard rooms sit on the fringes of the old town area, while a few more exclusive options lie a little farther out, occupying scenic positions with views of the town and the mountains. Take a look at the northern suburbs for some of the most budget-friendly options, with the agricultural districts of Changspa and Karzoo offering a wealth of guesthouses surrounded by scenic agricultural fields.
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