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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 14 July 2014

At 6:45am we left Leh and at 8:00 am we reach Karu permission letter which we get from District collector office are submitted here and we get the permit to visit Changla pass and Pengong Lake. In the valley shakti village comes. At 9:40 am...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 1 September 2015

You will pass this on your way to Pangong. the cafe has good options of snacks and beverages. Do not halt beyond 30min or the headache gets worse due to high altitude!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Changla Pass is one of the very high motorable roads in the world. At an altitude of 17,600 feet it is on the way to and from Pangong Lake. We had gone directly from Nubra to Pangong so we only got to go through Changla...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the high mountain pass in Ladakh. You need to pass through this if visiting Pangong tso lake. The roads are narrow as well as steep in certain areas. You need to be an experienced driver or biker to travel on this route. The...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Chang La or Chang La Pass is world's second highest pass which has a motor-able road at a height of 17688 Feet. The road connects Leh with Pangong Lake via Karu and Durbuk. Though this place is slightly lower than Khardungla, it has comparatively less...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Its World's 2nd Highest Motorable Mountain pass at an elevation of 17590ft. On the way from Indus Valley to Pangong Tso trvellers have to cross through Changla Pass. Very beautiful place.

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Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

Its on way from Leh to pangongake.This is the 2nd highest motorable road in the world, extremely cold and sunny when we went there. BRO and army is doing a tremendous task of keeping it accessible, also there is a small mandir and a cafeteria....More

Thank gaurav_humble
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

This comes when you go to Pangong from Leh or vice versa. The route is wonderful in between snow cladded mountains...And the entire route is breath taking..one can stop to play with snow if he wants. It becomes very cold and chilling at the top...More

1  Thank vipultmi
Reviewed 28 September 2018

As compared to the drive to Khardung La this was a breeze. Yes the road is not great but the gradual climb from Pangong made it easier. Plus this pass is less crowded and less chaotic. It was a cold misty day so one felt...More

Thank Aartichand
Reviewed 13 September 2018

High altitude pass on the route to Pangong Tso from Leh. The ascent and descent to and from Chang La are very steep. Several water streams appear on the road. Views that you see - simply amazing!

Thank Vishal_J1974
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Chang la is a 5360 m high mountain pass in Ladakh...you have to go through it to reach Pangong Tso...Lack of oxygen is a bit of an issue here...the drive here is quite a dangerous one...this is also believed to be the second highest motor...More

Thank GauravC697
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The second highest motor road in the world and it was similar with Khardungla, only less crowded. Still only a road with a rest are, restaurant and medical center.

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Yogesh B
16 September 2018|
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Response from gauravkhattar | Reviewed this property |
It snowed a couple of days back on Srinagar-Kargil highway... possibility can't be ruled out though its difficult to predict the exact dates... keep a tab on weather report though.
5 March 2018|
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Response from purplekitty2016 | Reviewed this property |
Went in a Innova n it was totally fine, infact all my fears have absconded n now plan to do Chadar trek next year Jan 🙂
17 August 2017|
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Response from Spaldon | Reviewed this property |
It doesn't snow in august on both the pass. but you will find some part covered still with snow. that is actually on the other side of Khardong La. If you really wanna witness snow fall will be in May and june or mid of... More