Important Passes In India

Important Passes in India

o Jelep La Pass - This pass passes through the Chumbi valley. It connects Sikkim with Lhasa, the capital of Tibet.

Chang-La - It is a high mountain pass in the Greater Himalayas. It connects Ladakh with Tibet.

Sela Pass – It is in Arunachal Pradesh

o Kunzum Pass – It is in Himachal Pradesh

o Bara-La/ Bara- Lacha La - It is situated in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. It connects Manali and Leh.UPSC Prelims 2024 dynamic test series

o Traill’s Pass - It is located in Uttarakhand.

o Lipu Lekh - It connects Uttarakhand with Tibet.

o Mana Pass - It is located in the Greater Himalayas and connects Tibet with Uttarakhand.
Important Passes In India
o Debsa Pass - It joins Spiti Valley and Parvati Valley. It is a high mountain pass in between the Kullu and Spiti of Himachal Pradesh. It is a bypass route of Pin-Parvati Pass.

o Rohtang Pass - This is located in the state of Himachal Pradesh. This pass connects Kullu, Spiti, and Lahul.

o Khardung La - It is the highest motorable pass in the country. It connects Leh and Siachen glaciers.

o Nathu La Pass - Sikkim. It forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient silk route.

o Shipki La Pass - It is located through Sutlej Gorge. It connects Himachal Pradesh with Tibet.

o Thang La - It is located in Ladakh. It is the second-highest motorable mountain pass in India.

o Banihal Pass (Jawahar Tunnel) - It is situated in the Pir Panjal Range. It connects Banihal with Qazigund.

Zoji La - It connects Srinagar with Kargil and Leh.

o Burzail pass - This pass Kashmir with Ladakh.

Pir-Panjal Pass - It is a traditional pass from Jammu to Srinagar.

o Aghil Pass - It is situated to the North of Mount Godwin-Austen in the Karakoram. It connects Ladakh with Xinjiang province of China.

o Bomdi-La – It connects Arunachal Pradesh with Lhasa, the capital city of Tibet.

o Dihang pass - This pass connects Arunachal Pradesh with Myanmar (Mandalay).

o Diphu pass – It is a mountain pass around the area of the disputed tripoint borders of India, China, and Myanmar.

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