World’s 8 Highest Motorable Roads in India

Ladakh is also known as the land of passes and host the highest motorable road in the World which is called Khardung La followed by Marsimik La and Dungri La. Here is the list of beautiful and adventurous high altitude mountain passes and motorable roads in India.

Dungri La – 18,399 ft


Dungri la pass also known as Mana Pass is one of the most popular high altitude mountain pass in India, located in the Himalayas. Mana Pass is located inside the Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve and known to be one of the highest vehicle-accessible pass in the world.

Marsimik La -18,314 Ft

Marsimik La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5,777 m or 18,314 ft in the Chang-Chemno Range. Marsimik La is a very high pass and contains one of the highest motorable passes in India.

Photi La -18,124 Ft

Photi La is one of the newly opened pass in Ladakh and one of the world’s top 5 highest motorable passes or roads. The Photi La is situated in the Changthang region of Ladakh and home to amazingly beautiful place called Hanle.

Dongkha La -18,000 Ft

Dongkha La is the source of the Teesta River in the Himalaya connecting Sikkim in India with Tibet. This high mountain pass at an elevation of  18,000 ft has one of the highest lake of India.

Kaksang La -17,798 Ft

Kaksang La is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 5.438m, Located in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir. You need an Inner Line Permits to visit this region of Ladakh.

Chang La -17,590 ft


Chang La is situated at an altitude of 5360 meters or 17,590 ft, on the route to Pangong Lake from Leh. The Chang La Pass is one of the most frequented mountain passes in Leh and like a gateway to famous Pangong Tso lake.

Khardung La -17,582 ft


Khardung La is situated at an elevation of 5602 meters or18,380 ft in the Ladakh region of India, This high mountain pass is also known as one of the highest motorable pass in the world.

Tanglang La -17,480 Ft

The high mountain pass of Tanglang is located on the way to Leh from Manali at an elevation 5,328 metres (17,480 ft). Tanglang La is the highest motorable pass on the Manali-Leh highway.

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