Khardoung La is the world’s highest motorable highway across the karakorum range in the Himalayas. I had a chance to hire a taxi to take me to the highest point after my Stok Kangri trek. This happened on the last day before i flew out of Leh back home.

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View of Stok Kangri from the road to Khardung La.

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The roads are much better now than a couple of years ago.

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The first check post “south pulu”.

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The roads become more treacherous towards the top of the pass.

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A notice informing you that you have reached the highest point in the Pass.

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The World’s Highest Cafeteria. Had some noodles and Masala Chai (Tea) here.

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A buddhist temple at the top.

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Looking at the other side from the highest point. This goes onwards towards Siachin and Nubra Valley.

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I had forgotten to take my sweater and was freezing cold at the top.

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Evening sunset view of Stok Kangri.