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Reviewed 2 days ago

Number eleven on the list is the falsely claimed highest motorable pass in the world named Khardung La pass, situated in Ladakh, India at an altitude of 5,359 Mtrs or 17,582 Feet. Thousands of tourists travel every year to this mountain pass and I assume...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

KHARDUNG LA world's highest motorable road... The feel of riding here is just amazing, if you are thinking here to come by riding any vehicles just be careful because roads here are Little bit dangerous but not that bad. All credit goes to BRO border...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Vaibhav_Tailor
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Your shadow at morning striding behind you Or your shadow at evening rising to meet you; I will show you fear in a handful of dust."-TSEliot Man this is the second time I reach to top.3 hours time plan ,I had 1 and half hr...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best known as the gateway to the Nubra and Shyok valleys in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, the Khardung La Pass, commonly pronounced as Khardzong La, is a very important strategic pass into the Siachen glacier and claims to be the world's highest...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018

As we were decided to go to tKhardungla TOP, our hotel manager suggested us to take oxygen cylinder with us. We politely rejected his offer to carry oxygen cylinder. Its a two to three hour drive from our hotel to the top. Though it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Jayakar B
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Road is excellent, when we passed this road temperature was 2 degrees and wind was chilling. We spent about 30 minutes played with the snow. The name plate was getting painted by the Army officials. Though the breathing issue was there due to high altitude,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jayakarbhat
Reviewed October 21, 2018

World's Highest motorable mountain pass at an elevation of 18380ft. in Ladakh. Thick layer of snow covers the pass in most of the time in a year.The road is kept close from approximately October to May due to heavy snowfall.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Shuvojit1984
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is the highest motorable road in the world, the height of this place is 18000 feet from the sea level.Breathing can be problem in this place.It is in between Leh to Nubra valley road.The roads are not good in almost most of the route.Indian...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 1512mukulj
Reviewed October 14, 2018

Khardung La - The highest motorable Road in the World needs no introduction. Offers a breathtaking view around.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Krishnandu
Reviewed October 12, 2018

What a great feeling to drive through Khardung La, the highest motor-able road in the world and thats in our India. On our way from Leh to Nubhra Valley, we reached Khardung La after crossing a small village South Pullu. Though the road wasn't in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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AlokR280
September 6, 2018|
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Response from gauravkhattar | Reviewed this property |
I visited khardungla on Aug 4th...there was no snow... Nothing at all... Unless there has been a fresh snowfall ... You won't see it.
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yusuf524
September 4, 2018|
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Response from Anand G | Reviewed this property |
Terminating your journey at Khardung La and returning to Leh is not really worth the trouble. You can ideally spend time at Khardung La on the way to Nubra.
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July 29, 2018|
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Response from TajinderPalB | Reviewed this property |
weather is cold in Oct ,so take warm cloths ,but it is adventurous .as you can feel scenery around . few tourists around ,its calm and peaceful , you can travel to Nubra , Turtuk Via K-Top with local driver . Also you can... More
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Pruthiraj T
Travel to Leh/Ladakh in 1st week of Oct-2017 (6 Replies)
We have planned a visit to Leh and Ladakh during 1st week of October this year. Please let me know the weather conditions in 1st week of October? Will it be too cold ? Planning to visit Khardung La pass, Pangong lake, in and around Leh. Also, please let us know the road conditions. Flying from Delhi to Leh.
September 06, 2017|
Response fromParamount H|
Hi, October will be bit cold specially in Pangong. But its still doable, make sure you carry enough warm cloths and warms with you. Leh and Nubra will be comparatively warm compared to Pangong. Since Oct is kinda Off season many of the camps and resorts will be closed so make sure you conform stay prior in pangong . Roads conditions will be good no issues. Regards
MattCB29
Harare, Zimbabwe
Leh and surrounds in October (4 Replies)
Hi all, We are flying into Leh second week of October, and plan to be there until the end of October. Ideally looking to do some exploring (in the quiet season) around the monastery's, and then we are hoping to travel over Khardung La to Nubra. Does anyone know what the weather is currently doing, or will be like in that time. Will we be able to travel to Pangong, and over the pass to Nubra? Many thanks in advance.
October 04, 2017|
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Pangong, Nubra will be accessible in October. But the camp accommodation in Pangong will be shut down by mid October. Both Chang La and Khardung La will be open in those days. After mid October, Ladakh goes back to its gloomy self. Since temperatures start dropping below 0°C on a lot more regular basis once again.
buddingtraveller2018
New Delhi, India
Looking for other travellers to join me at Leh. (28th July) (0 Replies)
Hello All, We're a couple planning to visit Leh by flight on 28th July, 2018 morning. I am looking for fellow travelers to join me in traveling from Leh to Khardung La to Pangong Tso to Tso Moriri to Leh. I asked for taxi fares of the above route to some of the taxi persons and came to know that it would cost somewhere around 40k. Please contact me if anyone is interested in joining me on the above adventure. Thanks, Kislaya
July 09, 2018|