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Tanglang La, Leh

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  • The Tanglang-la pass is encountered on the Manali Leh highway. The views are spectacular but that is true in case of this entire mountainous area. I guess visiting this pass would be more of a test of...  more »
  • A great trek in Ladakh, it took us three days from possible to Shimla. The land scape is tremendous - the roads are horrible, that is way we took our time... Today I would do it the other way around. Shimla-Manali-Leh, to get used to the altitude. Your are always wiser afterwards... It's road is extraordinary, to all points of view... The beautiful landscape, friendly people, very welcoming, but - the same road is almost non-existent. Please take your time and have a car with suspension. After 8 days in Ladakh trek, we made the trip possible-Manali-Shimla. To get used to the altitude, it is better to the contrary - Leh is located 3'500 m.
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  • The Tanglang la is not so scenic. You have to stop it, if you want from Manali to Leh, but after the three previous passes of the Manali-Leh Highway, this one offers nothing more. That is, a facility would be but worth mentioning: here is the probably highest public toilet in the world. use you shouldn't but better. And then there was still an experience that touched us: the road construction workers who repaired the MLH on the way up to the pass under wretched conditions, asked us for drinking water. That these poor creatures, which mainly came from India's poorest state of Bihar, have been so neglected by their employers and had to beg at 5000 m ü.M to water that was then under the skin. -Little air in the lungs and anger, that suits not quite together...
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