Baralacha Pass Ladakh

A high mountain pass and stunning attraction of Ladakh,Bara-lacha Pass at the height of 16,040 feet is a part of the Jammu and Kashmir Zanskar region. It connects the three different mountain ranges of Himalaya - Pir Panjal, Zanskar and the Great Himalayas. The pass is of utmost importance for the motor bikers and mountain bikers as when they travel from Manali, Baralacha La Pass is an important gateway to reach Ladakh. Also, the pass remains thronged with the trekkers as from here many of famous treks of Ladakh - Suraj Tal trek and Chandra Tal are flagged off.On a road trip to Ladakh, if planning to cover the Bara-lacha Pass, then it would be advisable to cross it before noon as when the roads. This is mainly because, during the noon, the snow starts to melt, which makes many water streams. Thus, it gets difficult to pass. In case, the currents are strong, it is advisable that one must return to Jispa. The best time to plan a visit to the Bara-lacha Pass will be somewhere between April and October. During the summer season, the pass remains closed due to heavy snowfall.

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