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Cho La

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

Quanshui Lake

Quanshui Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 5.137m (16,853ft) above the sea level, located in Tibet, north-east of the Himalayas, in the People's Republic of China.

Karo La

Karo La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.010m (16,500ft) above the sea level, located in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in China.

Lipulekh pass

Lipulekh pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.099m (16,729ft) above the sea level, located on the China-India border.

Heaven's Gate

Located in the Tianmen Mountain National Park, in the northwestern part of Hunan Province, China, Heaven's Gate is one of China’s most famous landmarks.

Budrang La

The Budrang La pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.912m (16,115ft) above the sea level, located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

Galong La

Galong La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.296m (14,094ft) above the sea level, located in the Nyingchi Prefecture in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region.

Tai Tam Road

Tai Tam Road is a very scenic drive located in the eastern part of Hong Kong Island in Hong Kong. The journey is a plesaant surprise.

Red Mud Pass

Red Mud Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.732m (15,524ft) above the sea level, located in the eastern Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The pass is traversed by an extreme high mountain called 303 Provincial Road which runs entirely over the 4.200m above the sea level. Most people feel altitude sickness at around 2,500-2,800 meters.

Mount Everest North Base Camp

Located in the Tibet Autonomous Region of the People’s Republic of China, the Mount Everest North Base Camp lies at an elevation of 5.157m (16,919ft) above the sea level. The road to the base camp is a magnificent feat of engineering. It’s mostly asphalted.

Cho La Mountain Tunnel

Located in the Cho La Mountains, in western Sichuan Province, China, the Cho La Mountain Tunnel is said to be one of the world’s highest road tunnel at an average altitude of 4.378m (14,363ft) above the sea level.

Wakhjir pass

Wakhjir pass is an international high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.836m (15,866ft) above the sea level, located on the Afghanistan-China border. China has finished building a road across the pass.

Mob La

Mob La Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.802m (15,754ft) above the sea level located in the eastern Tibet Autonomous Region of China. The pass is traversed by an extreme high mountain called 303 Provincial Road which runs entirely over the 4.200m above the sea level. Most people feel altitude sickness at around 2,500-2,800 meters.




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