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Badrinath Temple

Cradled in the Nar-Narayan mountain ranges, Badrinath is one of the most important religious places in India. Located in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India, the temple sits at an elevation of 3.133m (10,279ft) above the sea level.

Polongka La

Polongka La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,844m (15,892ft) above the sea level, located in the southern part of Ladakh in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tso Moriri

Tso Moriri is one of the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the the Himalayan mountains, in Jammu and Kashmir in northern India. The lake lies at an elevation of 4.522m (14,836ft) above the sea level.

Shingo La

Shingo La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.091m (16,703ft) above the sea level, located on the border between Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh, in India.

Chalakudy - Valparai Road

The Chalakudy - Valparai Road is a very scenic drive going through the Sholayar Reserve Forest, in India, passing through a thick deciduous forest, tea plantations, and the famous Athirapally waterfall.

Jauljibi - Madkote Road

Jauljibi - Madkote Road is a very scary cliff road located in the Indo-Nepal border. The road is in dreadful condition and requires strong nerves to negotiate it. If your GPS ever thinks it's a good idea to drive on this road, it may be time to get a new one!

Road to Gangotri

Gangotri is a small town situated on the foot of Himalayas in the northern part of the state of Uttarakhand, India, at an elevation of 3.415m (11,204ft) above the sea level. The road to the town runs along vertical cliffs with no guardrails.

Kyagar Tso

Kyagar Tso is a very small saline water lake at an elevation of 4.705m (15,436ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayan mountains, in Jammu and Kashmir in northern India.

Sapi La

Sapi La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.397m (14,425ft) above the sea level, located in Ladakh, a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

NH 183A

NH 183A is a curvy mountain road located in the state of Kerala, south India. This track can get very muddy and slippery after rain making it challenging to get through.

Bomdi La

Bomdila is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.608m (8,556 ft) above the sea level, located in the state of Arunachal Pradesh in India.

Varandha Ghat Valley View

Varandha Ghat Valley View is a natural scenic lookout at an elevation of 545m above the sea level, located  in the state of Maharashtra, India.

Namshang La

Namshang La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.960m (16,273ft) above the sea level, located in Ladakh region of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Tsomgo Lake

Tsomgo Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.753m (12,313ft) above the sea level, located in the East Sikkim of the Indian state of Sikkim.

Nusgur La

Nusgur La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4.859m (15,941ft) above the sea level, located in the Himalayan mountains, in Jammu and Kashmir in northern India.

Rangdum Monastery

Rangdum Monastery is an imposing 18th century Buddhist monastery, at an elevation of 4,031 m (13,225 ft) above the sea level, located in the head of the Suru Valley, in Ladakh, a region of India in the state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Sangetsar Lake

Sangetsar Lake is a high mountain lake at an elevation of 3.708m above the sea level located  in the Tawang district, in the northwestern part of Arunachal Pradesh in India. It’s one of the remotest high altitude lakes in India.




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