Mountain Passes In HP

Mountain Passes In HP

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Mountain Passes In HP

 Passes are the natural navigable route through a mountain range. Some of the famous passes of Himachal Pradesh are as follows: 

Pin Parbati Pass:-

 It is famous as Valley of Shadows. This pass is situated at an altitude of 5,319 m above sea level. It is located in the Kullu-Spiti region. This pass is distinguishable for its rocky terrains. It connects Parbati valley of Kullu with Pin valley of Lahaul and Spiti district of the state. 

Baralacha La Pass:-

 Baralacha La literally means summit with cross roads. It is situated at an altitude of 4,890 m. It is a high mountain pass in Zanskar range, connecting Lahaul in Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, situated along the Leh-Manali highway. Here roads from Spiti, Ladakh, Zanskar and Lahaul meet and in ancient times, it was part of a trade route.

 Kunzum Pass:-

 It is famous as on the footprints of Rohtang. This pass is the gateway to Lahaul. It is located at the height of 4557 m above sea level. It is a high mountain pass on the Eastern Kunzum range of the Himalayas. It connects Kullu and Lahaul valley with the Spiti valley of Himachal Pradesh. This pass remains open all the year round due to favourable climatic conditions.

Shipki La Pass:-

 It is located in Kinnaur-Tibet at an elevation of 4500 m. It connects Himachal Pradesh with Tibet. The river Sutlej enters India (from Tibet) through this pass. It is an offshoot of the ancient silk road. 

Rohtang Pass:-

 It is the most famous pass in the state as well as in the country. This pass connects Kullu valley with Lahaul and Spiti valley and is located at the height of 3,978 m above sea level in Kullu district. This pass is open only from the month of June to September, where the population is predominantly Buddhists. Rohtang Pass has better connectivity by roads from Manali-Kullu valley.

Important Passes of Himachal Pradesh    

Name Connects
Kangla Spiti-Ladakh
Debsa and Borsa Spiti-Kullu
Pin Parbati Spiti-Kullu
Kugti Lahaul-Bharmour (Chamba)
Yangzi Diwan Lahaul-Spiti
Rupin Kinnaur-Garhwal
Rupin Kinnaur-Garhwal
Indrahar Kangra-Bharmour (Chamba)
Jalsu and Waru Kangra-Chamba
Saach Chamba-Pangi
Dulchi Mandi-Kullu
Jalori Outer-Inner Seraj (Kullu)

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