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Khardung La

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Quite scenic pass. View from this altitude is something unmatchable.. very good and its very very cold.. sometiimes breathing is a problem here..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Quite scenic pass. View from this altitude is something unmatchable.. very good and its very very cold.. sometiimes breathing is a problem here..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is so close to Leh but still the elevation is killing. The route to the top is quite scenic. The road is good however when I visited the place, some road construction was going on near top. In order to enjoy the ride, visit this place once you have adapted to the local conditions. Stay on top for... More 

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Said to be world highest motor able pass is dream of every traveler but missed during my 1st Ladakh visit.I am lucky to visit this mighty pass twice during my 2nd & 3rd visit.This mighty pass connect Nubra valley from Leh,In fact Khardung La - Nubra is much more adventurous Entire Ladakh is wonderland on earth. Strong will power &... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the highest motor bike road in the world. There is nothing to see there. But it is good experience to see highest motor bike road. This is the place on the way to Nubra valley. In this place there is little breathing problem because of high attitude. You cannot stay here for long time because of high attitude.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place obviously does not need any reviews. It is a must visit place for anyone visiting Leh. Having said that, a small concern for people who have issues at high altitudes. One thing to note here is that you should not spend more than 15-20 mins at this place since you will face issues in breathing post that. Do... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very peaceful place. Like heaven. Oxygen level low can take camphor with you which helps to maintain oxygen level.

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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is no doubt one of the marvels of Leh, but you have to be careful and safe all the same. It is the worlds highest motorable road but it is also at 18320 feet above sea level. If you've studied science then you'll acknowledge the risks involved at such great heights. I've seen tourists roam around in T-Shirts with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of those places which are on everyone's bucket list for Ladakh. And yes, it's worth going there, though it definitely gets crowded and the road a bit slippery to walk on. You would be well advised not to spend too long there due to the low oxygen levels. For us, the road on the way down past KhardungLa was... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It seems like almost everybody who visits Leh wants to visit the pass. We did it going and coming back from the Nubra Valley - AFTER we were acclimatised. OK so it is really high and you should not rush there the day after arrival. We saw so many children throwing up. Please acclimatise properly first. It can be somewhat... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

It's the most adventurous journey one can ever experienced.approx 18400 ft height from sea level and lack of oxygen certainly keep u on the toes all time.Temp in summers will fall below 0 degree .

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