The road to Tstato La is not for the faint of heart

Tstato La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.056m (16,587ft) above sea level, located in Ladakh, in the state of Jammu and Kashmir in India.

Tstato La

Is the road to Tstato La paved?

Located to the east of Mirpal Tso lake, the road to the summit is unpaved and very challenging, with hundreds of turns and hairpin turns on a narrow road.

Can I drive to Tstato La?

Set high in the northern part of the country, near the Line of Actual Control with China, the road is usually impassable in winter. This completely isolated road is rarely used and carved into the mountain ranges.

How long is the road to Tstato La?

Situated in the Changthang region, the road is 20km (12.42 miles) long, running west-east from to Kaksang La to Rezang La War Memorial, Ahir Dham.
Road suggested by: Hugh Wilson