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
Asirgarh Madhya Pradesh
Banihal Pass

(It is the Mountain pass of Pir Panjal range.)

Jammu and Kashmir
Bara-Lacha-La (16,400ft)

(It is in the Zaskar range, connecting Lahaul district in Himachal Pradesh to Leh district in Ladakh in Leh – Manali Highway)

Himachal Pradesh

It connects Arunachal Pradesh with Lhasa

Arunachal Pradesh
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.

Himachal Pradesh
Dehra Compass Ladakh
Diphu Pass (15,049 ft)

It connects Arunachal Pradesh to Mandalay (Myanmar)

Arunachal Pradesh
Dongkhala Sikkim

Kandi Pass

Fotu La Ladakh
Goecha La (16,207 ft) Sikkim
Haldighati Pass Rajasthan
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)

Lungalacha La Ladakh
Lamkhaga Pass (17,336 ft) Himachal Pradesh
Marsimik La (18,314 ft) Ladakh
Muling La (18,599ft) Uttarakhand (Uttarakhand and Tibet)
Mayali Pass Uttarakhand
Mana Pass (High altitude mountain pass consisting of the highest motorable road with a height of 18,399ft)

It Connects Uttarakhand to Tibet.

Nama Pass

Namika La Ladakh
Nathu La

(Connects Sikkim and Tibet)


It is situated at Indo-china border.

Palakkad Gap Kerala
Thamarassery Pass Wayanad Kerala
Shenkottai Pass Kollam Kerala
Pensi La Ladakh
Rezang La Ladakh
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.

Himachal Pradesh
Sasser La (17,753 ft) Ladakh (Nubra & Siachen)
Shipki La

(The river Sutlej enters India nearby this pass.)

Himachal Pradesh
Sia La Jammu and Kashmir (Siachen Glacier)
Shingo La Ladakh
Spangur Gap Ladakh
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


List of Mountain Passes of India

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