List of Mountain Passes of India
Mostly Mountain Passes found above the sources of rivers, these passes may be very short, or maybe many kilometers long. We are listing here the Passes which are found in India with their State (source place).
|Name of Passes||State|
(It is the Mountain pass of Pir Panjal range.)
|Jammu and Kashmir|
(It is in the Zaskar range, connecting Lahaul district in Himachal Pradesh to Leh district in Ladakh in Leh – Manali Highway)
It connects Arunachal Pradesh with Lhasa
|Changla Pass (17,585 ft)
It conncts Ladakh in greater Himalaya with Tibet
|Chanshal Pass (14,830 ft)||Himachal Pradesh|
|Debsa Pass (17,520 ft)
The pass is situated in Greater Himalaya between Kullu and Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh.
|Diphu Pass (15,049 ft)
It connects Arunachal Pradesh to Mandalay (Myanmar)
|Goecha La (16,207 ft)||Sikkim|
|Jelep La (14,300ft)||Sikkim|
|Khardung La (17,582 ft)||Ladakh|
|Karakoram pass||Ladakh (Ladakh and Xinjiang)|
|Lanak pass||Ladakh (Ladakh and Tibet)|
|Kunzum Pass||Himachal Pradesh (Lahaul and Spiti)|
|Lipulekh Pass (17,500 ft)
Connects Uttarakhand to Tibet (Pilgrim path for Mansarowar)
|Lamkhaga Pass (17,336 ft)||Himachal Pradesh|
|Marsimik La (18,314 ft)||Ladakh|
|Muling La (18,599ft)||Uttarakhand (Uttarakhand and Tibet)|
|Mana Pass (High altitude mountain pass consisting of the highest motorable road with a height of 18,399ft)
It Connects Uttarakhand to Tibet.
(Connects Sikkim and Tibet)
It is situated at Indo-china border.
|Thamarassery Pass||Wayanad Kerala|
|Shenkottai Pass||Kollam Kerala|
|Rohtang Pass (13,051 ft)
Eastern end of Pir Panjal range of Himalaya. It connects Kullu valley with Lahaul and Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. The road is built by BRO.
|Sasser La (17,753 ft)||Ladakh (Nubra & Siachen)|
(The river Sutlej enters India nearby this pass.)
|Sia La||Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)|
|Gyong La (18,655 ft)||Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)|
|Sin La (18,028 ft)||Uttarakhand|
|Tu Zu Pass
It is located on the border of Myanmar in the South-east egion of Manipur.
Situated in Peninsular India, western Ghat (Shayadri). It connects Mumbai to Nasik.
|Tanglang La (17,583 ft)
It is the second highest motorable pass in India afeter Khardung Law
|Traill’s pass (17,100 ft)
Trail’s pass is situated at the end of Pinadari Glacier in Pithoragarh and Bhageshwar district of Uttarakhand.
It links the Pindary valley to Milan valley.
|Umlig la in ladakh
(Umling la is the world’s highest motorable pass with hight 19300 ft)
ZoziLa (12,400 ft)
It is in the Zaskar Range of Jammu and Kashmir. The road route goes from Srinagar to Leh through the pass.
Due to heavy snow fall the route is closed from December to mid of May.
|Kashmir and Ladakh|
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