Planning to visit Umling La Pass? Umling La is now the highest motorable road #GoBroRide

Umling La now the highest motorable road: New benchmark for motoring adventure junkies

In this edition of the blog, I Dhruv Basra from Go Bro Ride am going to provide you with information regarding the Umling La Pass. After reading this blog, you will be well versed with general information regarding the Umling La Pass which would help you in planning your next trip to this beautiful place.


Surinder Solanki at Umling La Pass (ht - 19024 ft)
Surinder Solanki at Umling La Pass (ht - 19024 ft)

Additionally, you will also get to know specific information pertaining to Umling La Pass about the weather forecast, how to reach this place, the best time to plan your trip to Umling La Pass and the facts and myths revolving around this place. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name #GoBroRide. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass. However, you can also have a look at my travel vlog series focusing specifically on Spiti Valley, Almora, Manali, Rajasthan, Kashmir and Agra. These videos offer a real-time experience of the said places. I have tried to capture some wonderful cinematic shots which tend to do justice to the serene beauty of these amazing places.




About Umling La Pass

The Umling La Pass has super succeeded the famous Khardung La Pass and has now become home to the highest motorable road in the entire world. It is a mountain pass situated in the Union territory of Ladakh in India. The said pass is believed to be at an altitude of 19,300 ft above sea level. Recently, I (Surinder Solanki) went to the newly built Umling la Pass and captured some amazing shots for my viewers.

Surinder Solanki Hosting Indian Flag at Nurbula Top (ht - 17328 ft)
Surinder Solanki Hosting Indian Flag at Nurbula Top (ht - 17328 ft)

The unimaginable feat of building this mountain pass has been achieved by the prestigious BRO (Border Road Organization) under a project named ‘Project Himank’. This mountain pass has been built along with a distance of approximately 88 km which stretches from Chisumle to the Demchok villages. The road passing through the Umling La Pass offers a view away from the civilisation, both urban and rural, and is one which you should witness at least once in your lifetime. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name Go Bro Ride. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass.



Weather forecast of Umling La Pass
Weather forecast of Umling La Pass


Weather forecast of Umling La Pass

If you are planning a trip to the famous Umling La Pass and are unsure about the weather, you are at the right place. We at Go Bro Ride aim to solve all your queries regarding what the weather is around this place. Umling La Pass, being the highest motorable road in the world, is prone to cold weather throughout the year. Be it any time of the year that you visit this place, you will always find a cold winter breeze running throughout the Pass. The entire region surrounding the Umling La Pass is cold and windy. Additionally, it is the highest motorable road subjected to a high Ultra Violent index as well, which can prove to be harmful to people with sensitive skin. However, on your vacation and while travelling through the pass you will experience chilling weather, which would serve the purpose of your vacation. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience which has been created in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name of Go Bro Ride. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass.



How to reach Umling La Pass
How to reach Umling La Pass

How to reach Umling La Pass?

In order to reach Umling La Pass, one can go through a number of popular routes. In some specified routes, one is also required to take the due permission before proceeding further from a predetermined point. The most popular route which the major chunk of travellers takes is from Leh to Umling La Pass. The distance between these two specific points is approximately 350 to 400 km. You can also start your journey from Hamle village. Thereafter, there are two sub- diverging routes. The first one starts from Hanle to Umling La Pass via Photi-La. The distance between these two points is 108 km. Secondly, you can reach Umling La Pass via Ukdungle, which is at a distance of approximately 104 km from Hamle village. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience which has been created in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name of Go Bro Ride. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass. It will give you a real-time experience of the place and also guide you on how you can plan your trip.



Best time to visit Umling La Pass
Best time to visit Umling La Pass

Best time to visit Umling La Pass

Umling La Pass, being the highest motorable road in the entire world, is obviously at a very high altitude above sea level. This high altitude makes the pass prone to chilly winter weather accompanied by winds blowing through the day and night. Based on my opinion and back-end research, the best time to visit Umling La Pass is between the months of mid-May and October. This is so because a major chunk of the Indian sub-continent faces the summer season at this point in time, and one might need a mid-year vacation as well. The heat waves across the country bring the temperature of Umling La Pass up to a few degrees which makes it a cosy time to visit the pass. Apart from this, during the remaining months, the Umling La pass is smeared with the chilling winter season and is even covered in the lap of nature with a snow bed. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience which has been created in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name of Go Bro Ride. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass. It will give you a real-time experience of the place and also guide you on how you can plan your trip.



Myths & Facts of Umling La Pass

The most popular fact about Umling La Pass is that it is the highest motorable road in the whole wide world. Another list of facts includes that it has superseded the famous Khardung La Pass to achieve this feat. It is situated in the Union Territory of Ladakh in India and is at an elevation of 5,798.251 meters above sea level. This mountain pass has been developed by the Border Roads Organization (BRO), the agency is responsible for building India's infrastructure, primarily roads and highways. The road is spread across a distance of approximately 52 km. A myth surrounding Umling la Pass is that any civilian can traverse through this pass. If you think this, let me clear the air by mentioning that you need to take due permission from the requisite authorities in order to go there. Moreover, if you wish to check out my personal experience which has been created in the form of a video, head to my YouTube channel which is known by the name of Go Bro Ride. I have curated a special playlist which only focuses on my journey to Umling La Pass. It will give you a real-time experience of the place and also guide you on how you can plan your trip.



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