The breathtaking 4x4 road to Gongma La

Gongma La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 4,886m (16,030ft) above sea level, located in the Leh District of Jammu and Kashmir, India.

Gongma La

Is the road to Gongma La unpaved?

Set high in the northern part of the country, the road to the summit is unpaved. It's a military road usually closed to foreigners. A 4x4 vehicle is recommended. This strategic road was constructed as part of the Indian Army's drive to provide faster connectivity to the sensitive Demchok zone.

How long is Gongma La?

The pass is 30.3 km (18.82 miles) long, running south-north from Ukdungle, a small Indian Army military compound, to Khuldo.
Road suggested by: Hugh Wilson
Pic: Arghayadeep Chattaraj