Khardung La pass is a mountain pass located in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir. It is world’s highest motorable road and situated at an altitude of 18380 feet above the sea level. In Karakoram Range, it is high mountain pass and serves as gateway of Shyok and Nubra valley. Khardung La means the pass of Tibetan and is at about 40 km away from Leh. The pass is also known as ‘Pass of Lover Castle’. The Place suggests few amazing photogenic and eye-catching view of valley.
A historical legend said that Jammu and Kashmir is the Paradise on the Earth, I think; he wasn’t ever gone in Ladakh or may be included ladakh in J&K. Ladakh is one of the amazing places on the global and visitors can access this heaven by lots of lakes, Valley and gateways.
As a tourist, my point of view, Khardung La gets own way to come in the top travelers’ list of things to do in Ladakh. In the Peak season, thousands of bikers come here and gets forgettable experience of the world’s high mountain pass. If you hire a taxi or other vehicle, then I remind you that vehicle from Leh to Khardung La are allowed only from 9:00 am to 1 pm and Khardung La to Leh 1:00pm to 5:00pm. So my advice to you that checks with local travelers and Taxi drivers about the timing.
The Best Time to Visit Khardung La Pass is May to October.
By Air: Nearest airport is Leh, which is well connected with domestic flights such as from Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata etc.
By Train: Nearest Railway station is Jammu where several trains run from all part of the country. From there you can travel by Road.
By Road: The road from Leh to Khardung La pass is quite picturesque and can be enclosed by car. There are many public and private buses operated by state government and pvt ltd firms. From there visitors can take a trip to the gateway of popular Shyok and Nubra Valley by Road.