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Khardung La, Ladakh

Scenic Drive · Outdoor Activity
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 Leh attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Leh holiday planning website.
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  • It is one of the highest motorable road in the world. We went in September and the roads are good upto some 6 kms before khardungla. While nearing the pass , the roads are in worst condition for...  more »
  • Its better known as the 'highest motorable road in the world'. This place is laden with snow but a risky place to be. It is recommended to take deep breaths here as there is very less oxygen supply...  more »

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