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4 Mountain Passes to explore in Ladakh

Ladakh is renowned for its remote mountain beauty and culture. Most of it lies in the Himalayan mountain ranges, at an average height of 3,000 meters. One of the sparsely populated regions in India

Khardung LaKhardung La, 194101

Khardung la located in the Indian union territory of Ladakh, is undoubtedly one of the monumental mountain passes all over the world though its exact elevation is still a controversy. The mountain pass not just serves as the gateway to the remote Nubra and Shyok valleys but also offers astonishing views of the twisting roads up the mountain and the awesome valley.

Lachalung LaLachalung La, 194201

A mountain pass 4880 meters above sea level.

Taglang LaTaglang La, 194201

High mountain pass at an elevation of 5,328 meters. Although claims to be the worlds second highest motorable pass, it is actually 12th or so highest motorable pass.

Zoji LaZoji La, Forest Block 192230

High mountain pass at an elevation of 3,528 meters. It is often closed during winter, driving through the pass in winter means driving between thick walls of ice on both sides.