Khardung La, Ladakh, Jammu & Kashmir, India
Khardung La (Khardung Pass) is a high mountain pass located in Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir, India. The pass on the Ladakh Range lies north of Leh and is the gateway to the Shyok and Nubra valleys. The Siachen Glacier lies partway up the latter valley. Built in 1976, it was opened to motor vehicles in 1988 and it one of the highest motorable roads.