A Pass in Ladakh reason in Ladakh region of Jammu and Kashmir, India at an altitude of 19000 Feet. It is one of the highest motor-able roads in the world. This pass is visited by many number of adventure enthusiasts. The temperature remains in minus degrees throughout the year. Umling La Top connects two villages as Chisumle and Demchok which are very close to India-China border in eastern sector.
The area around the Umling La Pass is extremely barren land. Best time for travelling to Umling La Pass is during the month of June to September.
There are several routes through which travelers can reach to Umling La:
- Option 1: Fukche-Koyul-Demchok-Umling La: Fukche is one of most gorgeous routes in entire Ladakh and drive from Fukche post to Demchok, a village will astounded you. The sunlight falling on colorful mountain walls is looks amazing.
- Option 2: Hanle-Photi La-Umling La: One of the most preferred route of all. Starts from Leh to Photi la via Hanle. Hanle is famous for its observatory. Hanle is one of the few places in India where you can see Milky Way Galactic Center in its full glory.
- Option 3: Hanle-Ukdungle-Umling La: This route takes you directly to second water crossing without crossing first bridge.