Khardung La Pass
Khardung La Pass is the gateway to the
Nubra Valley and the Shyok Village. It is located at a distance of almost 40 km from Leh by road. It is one of the most enchanting and fantastic passes all over the globe. This pass provides the best views of the Siachen glacier from a distance and the nearby mountains are of Nubra valley. It is situated at an elevation of 5,359 meters above sea level.
This pass is known to be the highest motorable pass all across the globe. This pass is also used to carry goods up to the Siachen Glacier. If you are planning your
trip to Ladakh
, then you have to pass through the Khardung La Pass
to reach the Nubra Valley. it is highly advisable to take a bus, cab, or bike on rent to reach the Nubra Valley.
You can visit this place during March-May and September-October. During April-August this place receives a considerable amount of rainfall by which the roads often get closed. The road remains close in winter as well due to the heavy snowfall in the region.
If you are visiting this place, make sure that you carry extra woolen clothes, raincoats, medicines, dry food including energy bars, chocolate, dry fruits, etc, sunglasses and sunscreen, durable waterproof boots, fuel cans, water, and portable oxygen cylinders.
To reach this place, you will require a pass if you do not belong to the state of Jammu and Kashmir. The domestic visitors require the Inner Line Permit and the international tourists would require Ladakh Protected Area Permit.
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How to reach:-
From the Leh airport, it will take you almost 1 hour and 17 minutes to reach here by cab.
If traveling from Srinagar, this route will take you almost 10 hours and 50 minutes.
Ladakh is accessible by Srinagar and Manali road as well.
You can reach Ladakh from Delhi airport as well.