Khardung La via Phyang is approximately 40 Kms from Leh town. the check point where one needs to submit the permit to Khardung La is at Pullu (south) Khardung La is the gateway to Nubra.
Dizzying heights, rarefied air and brutally cold temperatures - Khardung la is all this and more. Celebrated as the highest motorable pass in the world Khardung la is the gateway to the Nubra valley, one of the most picturesque locales in Leh.
A photograph by the board which says Worlds Highest Motorable road Alt 18380 ft is one amongst the cherished souvenirs for many travelers after a trip to Leh! Khardung La being one of the most popular destinations in Leh and the gateway to Nubra and Siachen glacier, one might encounter a lot of traffic and army convoys on the way.