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Jelep La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,267 m (13,999 ft) above the sea level, located between East Sikkim District, Sikkim, India and Tibet Autonomous Region, China.

 

The Mughal Road is a very scenic and challenging journey in the heart of the Pir Panjal Range, in  Jammu and Kashmir, India.

 

Cho La is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.593m (16,068ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas.

 

Munsiyari Road is the name of the sharply winding and precipitous ascent in a steep and narrow zig-zag road in the hill-state of Uttarakhand, India.

 

Niti Pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.070m (16,633ft) connecting Uttarakhand, a state in the northern part of India and southern Tibet, an autonomous region of the People's Republic of China.

 

The Pir Ki Gali Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.485m (11,433ft) above the sea level, located in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

 

Hor La is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4.908m (16,102ft) above the sea level, located in Leh District, Jammu and Kashmir in northern India

 

Mount Abu is a hill station at an elevation of 1.183m (3,881ft) above the sea level, located in the desert state of Rajasthan, in western India.

 

Satatho La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.082m (16,673ft) above the sea level, located in Ladakh, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

 

Located in India’s northern Himachal Pradesh state, the Aut is one of the most dangerous tunnels in the world and has become very lethal for traffic coming from both side. It’s dark inside as there are just a few bulbs. There are no CCTVs or fire fighting facilities.

 

The Spanggur Gap is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.308m (14,133ft) above the sea level, located in the India (Jammu and Kashmir state)–China border.

Umling La

At 5.793m (19,005ft) above the sea level, Umling La is the new highest motorable road in the world. Located in the Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, in India, there is a real risk of AMS (altitude-mountain-sickness) and death due to Pulmonary Edema and Cerebral Edema.

 

Sadhana Top is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.130m (10,269ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayas, Tangdar in Kupwara district in Kashmir valley, in Jammu and Kashmir, India.

The Demchok- Dêmqog is a high mountain border at an elevation of 4.219m (13,841ft) above the sea level, located on the Line of Actual Control between Jammu and Kashmir (India) and Tibet Autonomous Region (China).

Margan Top is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.696m (12,125ft) above the sea level, located in Anantnag district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Banihal Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.157m (7,076ft) above the sea level, located in Ramban district in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.  Do not travel this road in severe weather conditions. Avalanches, heavy snowfalls and landslides can occur anytime, being extremely dangerous due to frequent patches of ice.

Umba La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.496m (14,750ft) above the sea level, located in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

 

Tsaka La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.646m (15,242ft) above the sea level, located in northern India’s Jammu and Kashmir state.




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