A memorable road trip to Hor La
Hor La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.807m (15,771ft) above the sea level, located in the Shannan prefecture of the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.
Is Hor La paved?
Set high in the southeastern Tibet Autonomous Region, the road to the summit is totally paved and navigable by all passenger vehicles. It’s called S202. At this elevation oxygen levels drop and visitors need to take adequate precautions against Acute Mountain Sickness.
How long is Hor La?
Located to the north of Na Riyongcuo lake, the pass is 33.3 km (20.69 miles) long running from Niuqu to Zhaxikang. This road offers jaw-dropping views, unparalleled freedom, and lots of fresh air. Plan about 1 hour to complete the drive without any stop. The views will linger on our minds long after we've left those places, creating beautiful memories.