Tibet

The highest road passes in Tibet

The highest road on the roof of the world

Petr Liška
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The highest road passes in Tibet
Inserted: 13.07.2016
Author: Petr Liška © gigaplaces.com

Where else than in Tibet would you find the world's highest road passes? Lots of asphalt roads leads at heights more than five thousand meters above sea level. Almost every one of these passes offers a beautiful view of either the Himalayan eight-thousandthers or the slightly more flat top of the Transhimalaya. Riding along these roads is one of the great experiences when visiting Tibet

1.
Suge la pass

One of the world's highest road passes

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 452 m / 17 887 ft

Suge la Pass (5,452m asl) is one of the world's highest motorized passes. You will find it in a deserted… continue reading

2.
Gyatso la pass

Pass on the Tibetan plateau plain

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 259 m / 17 254 ft

Despite its high altitude – 5,259 meters above sea level, the Gyatso Pass is relatively insignificant. It is… continue reading

3.
Pang la Pass

Impressive view of the Himalayas

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 206 m / 17 080 ft

Pang la pass (5,206m asl) is considered one of the most beautiful Himalayan viewpoints. So exactly the… continue reading

4.
Laken la pass

View of Lake Namtso

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 190 m / 17 028 ft

The perfect asphalt road, which leads from Damxung through the mountains to the sacred lake Namtso,… continue reading

5.
Tong la pass

The highest point of the Friendship Road

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 130 m / 16 831 ft

The Road of Friendship that connects Nepal and Tibet is culminating in the Tong la Pass (5,130m asl), which… continue reading

6.
Lamna la pass

Pass in nomads county

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 097 m / 16 722 ft

Lamna la pass (5,097m above sea level) does not located on a classical road, but on a gravel road for off… continue reading

7.
Lalung la pass

Unimportant five-thousander

Rating:
| Altitude: 5 020 m / 16 470 ft

Probably you will experience only in Tibet that the 5,000-meter high road pass is just a lonely place on the… continue reading

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