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Khardung La

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One of... "The world's highest road pass"...es

Yes, I know what the sign says, but in truth its about 5300m, just like TangLangLa, ChangLa, WariLa and various other La's. Not to take away from the uniqueness of this place... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Byron Bay, Australia
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Byron Bay, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Yes, I know what the sign says, but in truth its about 5300m, just like TangLangLa, ChangLa, WariLa and various other La's. Not to take away from the uniqueness of this place... but you can also tick the "world's highest" box in various other locations and spread out the traffic congestion.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

if Nubra Valley is part of your itinerary during Ladakh trip, you will anyway need to cross this landmark. else you can start early from Leh and come back by lunch time after visiting this landmark spot on earth...the highest motorable road on earth. But the high point of my stay on about 45 mins at this place is surely... More 

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Vaishali, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highest motorable road in the world. You fell that you are at the top of the world at this place. One cannot stay here for more than 25 minutes as oxygen level is very low here. It remained freezing even in June and july.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We visited nubra and so went through khardung la. A lovely place with snow clad mountains. Not recommended to stay beyond half n hour.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

While driving from Leh to Nubra, you cross this pass.. Nothing woow but extremely cold wind & flags all over ! good to take a photo stop & experience snow capped mountain....

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Most exciting place and risky place too. Snow covered mountains and risky roads leading to this highest motorable road. people face vomiting and dizziness due to less oxygen so advisable to stay not more than 15min on this place. hats off to indian army who is there to help all tourist with their medical support.

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Bhilai, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Feeling is On-Top-Of-The-World... atmosphere is rarefied with little oxygen, hence, not advised to stay at the top for more than 15-20 minutes... gives a feeling of satisfaction to have made it to this location.

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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

We rented bikes from Manali for our trip(Manali - Leh - Srinagar).The thing which we hated is the locals who won't allow other rented vehicles. You should own that bike or should take a rented bike from them only to visit khardung la. Such a irritating and frustrating manner from them. They just want their locals to get benefitted. we... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Our Journey to Nubra Valley from Leh its approx 125 km in beautiful mountains of Ladakh , But most exciting was to cross Khardungla Pass 18654 ft . The Pass is bit shortage of oxygen level , so tourists are advised not to spend much time there , just have a short & brisk stay at the point

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Everyone should be there at least once. The sudden adrenaline rush that you get just by the thought of stepping on the highest motorable road in the world is priceless! Though I would suggest PLEASE control your excitement at first in case you do not want to collapse there and make it a harrowing experience. We visited Leh in June... More 

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