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“Highest Motorable pass in the world”
Review of Khardung La

Khardung La
Ranked #6 of 130 things to do in Ladakh
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb awesome. Snow covered mountains. Chilling weather. Must visit place. However roads are not in good condition. They should built a cable car ride and it would become the 8th wonder of the world

Thank NJSheth
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 39km long mountain pass is one of the highest motorable pass in India and the gateway to Nubra and Shyok valleys. The first 24km from Leh to South Pullu check post is concrete road but the next 15km till North Pullu check post is an uneven dirt track with loose rocks and some streams of melting snow. Entry and exit timings are restricted as traffic is very heavy at times. Best to cross the pass at around 9am. The location is subject to high winds which can force temperature down even during summer. To avoid high altitude sickness, best to leave after 30 minutes of taking pictures, having a snack and enjoying the view.

1  Thank Mayur S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yes thats the feeling when one reaches Khardung La. Standing there in snow clad backdrop is an unparalleled experience. Hot cuppa n maggi bowl complete it. Chatting with Army Jawans is cherry on top

Thank chitty282
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Biker friend should have well experience of self disciplined driving and acclimatize before you start riding to Khardung la. Road is skidding.

Thank Adam_Prakruti
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

KhardungLa pass is an unbelievable place. once you reach the Top you get a sense of mixed feeling. On one side, the feeling of Pride sets in once you get photographed in front of the pillar that says, ‘WELCOME TO TOP OF THE WORLD’, but at the same time, a Shameful feeling sets in, when you look at the number of vehicles coming in and polluting the serene surrounding. The pollution from these vehicles has deteriorated the environment around, specially when atmospheric pressure is so low at this place.
On the other hand, we experienced short snowfall in this month of June. It was quite an awesome experience.

1  Thank Jasmeets77
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