Guza La

Travel Guide to the top of Guza La

Guza La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.084m (16,679ft) above the sea level, located in Bomê County in the south-east of the Tibet Autonomous Region, in China.

Located in the Himalaya mountain range, the pass links the villages of Maixiucun and Tongxiama. It is a well paved road, although crumbling higher up. It is totally impassable in winters. 4x4 vehicle with high clearance required. It gets often obstructed by landslides and flooding. Remember this is a mountainous area, climbing up a high mountain, with a notorius absence of oxygen. Altitude and extreme weather are always a factor. Be careful: this road is not for the sissies.
Road suggested by: Hugh Wilson
Pic: Harry Jans.


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