Enjoy a road among the clouds to Mt. Saraswati

Mt. Saraswati is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4,532m (14,868ft) above sea level, located in Ladakh, in the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Mt. Saraswati

How long is the road to Mt. Saraswati?

Set high in the northern part of the country, the road to the summit is completely paved. Starting from Khuldo, the ascent is 4.5 km (2.79 miles) long. Over this distance, the elevation gain is 233m, and the average gradient is 5.17%.

Why is Mt. Saraswati famous?

The summit hosts the Indian Astronomical Observatory, established in 2011. The cloudless skies and low atmospheric water vapor make it one of the best sites in the world for optical, infrared, sub-millimeter, and millimeter wavelengths.
Pic: Shubham Daniel