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Khardung La

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Quite an experience

It is advisable to check on weather and road conditions before driving up to the pass. Though we... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sathya S
Mumbai (Bombay), India

So this is UNDOUBTLY a once in a lifetime experience. Highest Motorable pass – and it indeed is... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is advisable to check on weather and road conditions before driving up to the pass. Though we went in June, there was enough snow on the road to merit chains on tyres. The pass had to be cleared every few kilometres, snd while we...More

Thank Sathya S
Reviewed 5 days ago

So this is UNDOUBTLY a once in a lifetime experience. Highest Motorable pass – and it indeed is. The road as it takes altitude you see Leh and the surrounding world go smaller and smaller. Ice sheets become thicker and the landscape change. When at...More

Thank Shailesh_cs3
Reviewed 5 days ago

A feeling of accomplishment when I reached this spot - world's highest Motorable road at 18380 feet. It was snowing and the place was packed with tourists. We had to rush so as to stay ahead of the army convoy which people said, will slow...More

Thank ManasM007
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

To reach the highest motorable pass is a lifetime experience and that too in snow fall on a bike its an experience that can never be forgotten..we clicked pics and had tea, maggi and momos at the nearby cafe run by army..just be careful while...More

Thank jagmeet_s88
Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited Leh in 17th May for 8 days, the main purpose was to ride to Khardungla along with my wife. All started well until we reached 15kms from Leh. We stopped for picking up a stuff from our bagpack, switched off the ignition andit did...More

Thank GKrish K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

try to reach the pass as soon as it is open for bikers u'll feel like conqueror and will also feel the uniqueness to be the few at that point..view is ok but adrenaline of going to that height especially driving during snowfall will leave...More

Thank ash3690
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The way from Leh to kardung la is the best if u try all the shortcut routes available else it would be a gradual hill climb.

Thank vijayrv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worlds Highest Motorable Road... all it says.. Must visit for every person during the visit to Leh/Ladakh. Drive to this place is very challenging. Do not miss to have hot cup of tea and maggi there.. Perfect place ! ! !

Thank aqua15Bangalore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a feeling!!!!!!!! Covered in snow.when we reached the peak it was snowing and everything was covered with fresh snow.so pristine and beautiful. At the ht of 18380 ft definitely felt the lack of oxygen. Carry ur woollens.

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although one is supposed to feel great to be at the world's highest motorable pass at 18,379 ft, I was drooling in my own world of dizziness due to Altitude Sickness! What to say more... it's basically a white place with chilling environment. Be aware...More

1  Thank Sandypaulc
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Anuradha C
I'm planning to go in early June...what are the chances of seeing snow? Also, any places for skiing in Ladakh that anyone can recommend pls?
23 May 2017|
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Response from ltcolvijay | Reviewed this property |
Chances of seeing snow are 100%, however, chances of catching a snowfall are bleak... No, there are no skiing slopes around Leh
Atul D
Hello everyone. I want to travel from Pune to Khardung La Pass. I am 50 year old male and have purchased a RE Thunderbird 350 for this trip. Is there a group travelling to Khardung La Pass in July 2017 that I can join? Do I need to arrange any passes / permits for visiting this place? How much preparation time is required? Any help will be appreciated. Thanks and regards Atul
10 May 2017|
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Response from Vikrant S | Reviewed this property |
Removed in 2014, inner line permit for many areas in ladakh including khardungla, nubra, pangong etc. is being reintroduced for indian nationals from this year. so you will need to visit DC office in leh, get the form, pay... More
August month is suitable for leh ladakh tour? Any chances to get snow in khardungla pass or changla pass in august end?
11 April 2017|
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Response from shashindrak | Reviewed this property |
Perfect time, you may not get snowfall but snow capped peaks during entire visit.