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While going from Leh town to Pangong lake you have to cross this top. Nice view from the top. Some tea/coffe shops were also there. Most of the time you will get snow here though... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2016
New Delhi, India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2016

But you get bragging rights about travelling to the highest motorable pass in the world. And using what is arguably the highest altitude smelly loo with stunning views of the valley above.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed November 22, 2016

While going from Leh town to Pangong lake you have to cross this top. Nice view from the top. Some tea/coffe shops were also there. Most of the time you will get snow here though we didnt get any snow as we were there in August. It was cold there on that time also.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed November 16, 2016

On the way to the Nubra valley, you will encounter the (once was) highest motorable road in the world. Try bikes to ride upto the great pass.

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Bengaluru, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed November 15, 2016

This place for me stands for, journey is more beautiful than the destination. First thing, I stayed for around 25min there and started feeling a bit dizzy better once you reach click pics, enjoy the view and move on. Washroom available there is way toooooo dirty so prepare yourself before you start :) Roads are not great as already mentioned... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

It is the highest motorable road in the world as claimed in signages. At a towering height of 18000 plus feet, this pass is really a thrill to reach. Uneven roads, landslides here and there, boulders, thick snow and slippery path adds to the thrill. Not for the weak-hearted !!!

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed October 31, 2016

It was a dream come true moment standing on 18380 feet altitude.It was snowing heavily and the chill was piercing through the bones. Yet it was an adrenaline rush moment. Had coffee and momos from the army-run canteen.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 328 helpful votes
Reviewed October 31, 2016

From Leh it is a fascinating zigzag road up to the pass, and being now widened and paved again with asphalt. The other side, going down is still in process of being improved, but both sides are easy for motorized traffic. It is fun climbing op the hill and attach a flag line somewhere. Down along the road you can... More 

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Noida, India
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Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

The highest motorable road in the world was truly exciting to travel on. It makes you feel like you're on the top of the world. The day I went , it snowed and it looked beautiful covered in fresh white snow. On the way, you won't find any shops, so stuff your backpack with snacks and drinks nicely. If you've... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2016

Ladakh is just amazing and incredibly varied. Geologically the Great Himalaya is mind blowing and close up one can appreciate the mighty forces that have caused the tectonic plates to create this astonishing landscape. The monsoons don't reach this part of the world; there is some spring water but it's mainly glacial and snow melt. So from the capital Leh... More 

Thank Palitana
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Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

Well..what can I say.. everything in ladakh is just magical. What I write here won't do justice to the beauty I saw there. Like you must have read everywhere that it's the highest motorable road in the world. With more than 18,000ft. high, it has a mesmerizing view. You can see snow clad peaks in front of you. Please be... More 

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