Buduo La

Buduo La: this drive is not for timid drivers

Buduo La is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 5.825m (19,110ft) above the sea level, located in Zanda County, in the Ngari Prefecture to the extreme west of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China, near the Indian border. It’s one of the highest roads on Earth.

Nestled in the Himalaya mountain range, the road to the summit is totally unpaved. It’s been recently built. 4x4 vehicle required. The road is closed to civilians and foreigners. Notorius lack of oxygen that tests the organisms and a high degree of steepness. Most people feel altitude sickness at around 2,500-2,800 meters. Extremely low oxygen for engine combustion. It’s one of the highest roads of the country.
Road suggested by: jorge manuel gómez sánchez



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