Umling La is the World’s Highest Motorable Pass, surpassing Bolivia’s pass with a high altitude of 19,024 ft.

In 2017, a 52 km road was constructed from Chisumle to Demchok via Umling la. 

Umling La Pass

Umling La Pass plays a significant role by offering direct connectivity to Leh 

This elevation is indeed higher than the Everest Base Camp, which sits at an altitude of around 17,600 feet (5,364 meters).  

Higher than Everest Base Camp

Despite its challenges, Umling La Pass offers unparalleled natural beauty, with panoramic vistas of snow-capped peaks, vast valleys, and a sense of serenity amidst the harshness of the terrain. 

Umling La Pass Beauty

On 16th November 2021, the Umling La Pass was named the world’s highest motorable pass. 

Guinness World Record

The pass attracts adventure seekers, especially motorcyclists and off-road enthusiasts, for its daunting yet thrilling route with breathtaking views of the surrounding Himalayan peaks. 

Adventurous Route 

On the way to Umling La, passes through the 6th Highest Motorable Pass "Photila". 

On the way to Umling La

The best time to visit the Umling la is in the month between May- September, when the majority of tourists plan their Ladakh adventure. 

Best Season to visit Umling La

At such a high altitude local authorities adventure enthusiasts and travelers often attempt to set records, several records  have been set so far. 

Umling La Records