BARALACHA LA PASS - Leh Manali Highway

1st Jun 2018


Photo of BARALACHA LA PASS - Leh Manali Highway by Venu bairi
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* Baralacha la is a high plateau where three different mountain ranges - Pir Panjal, Zanskar and the Great Himalayas - meet at an altitude above 16,000 feet which is Situated at an altitude of 16,040 feet, Baralacha La Pass is a high mountain pass in the Zanskar range in Jammu and Kashmir.

* This mountain pass, one of the highest passes in Ladakh is around 73 kilometers away from Keylong on Manali - Leh road. Just a few away from the Bara-lacha Pass towards Manali is the Bhaga river, a tributary of the Chandrabhaga river, which originates from the Surya Taal Lake.

* This pass is the point of commencement for several treks which include the famous Suraj Tal trek and Chandra Tal trek.

* During the winter season the pass is closed due to heavy snowfall.


Best time to visit Baralacha La is during the months of April to October as the snow melts and road is open for travellers.