Posted below is a Manali to Leh road map with distance, elevation and some other important details about the road. Please feel free to save the map to your phone or take a print out in case you are planning to travel on this road in near future.
Manali to Leh Road Map With Distance
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Some important facts about the highway.
The average elevation of Manali Leh highway is more than 4,000 m (13,000 feet), highest elevation being at Tanglang La pass at is 5,328 m (17,480 ft). The total length of the highway is about 490 km, of which 230 km is in the state of Himachal Pradesh from Manali to Sarchu and remaining 260 km is in the state of Jammu & Kashmir from Sarchu to Leh. The road was designed and maintained by Border Roads organization (BRO), a division of Indian Army.
Manali to Leh Elevation:
- Manali: 1950 Meters
- Marhi : 3300 Meters
- Rohtang La: 3980 Meters
- Khokhsar: 3140 Meters
- Sissu : 3170 Meters
- Tandi: 2573 Meters
- Keylong : 3080 Meters
- Jispa: 3320 Meters
- Darcha: 3360 Meters
- Baralacha La: 4890 Meters
- Sarchu: 4290 Meters
- Gata Loops: 4190 Meters
- Nakee La: 4740 Meters
- Lachalung La: 5079 Meters
- Pang : 4600 Meters
- Moore Plains: 4730 Meters
- Tanglang La: 5328 Meters
- Rumste: 4260 Meters
- Upshi: 3480 Meters
- Leh: 3500 Meters
Passes on Manali Leh Highway
- Rohtang Pass – Your first high altitude pass, about 51 kilometers from Manali.
- Baralacha La – Second high altitude pass, after Darcha.
- Lachulung La
- Tanglang La – Highest point on Manali Leh highway.
You will come across several small water bodies on the way out of which two are well known lakes. Deepak Taal lies slightly before Baralacha La and after Darcha whereas Suraj Taal is located at the top of Baralacha Pass. Tso Kar is a little off the road and you will have to take a bifurcation from Debring to reach Tso Kar.
Also read: Manali to Leh detailed route explanation
The very name of Manali Leh highway creates an image of adventure in everyone’s mind. Due to it’s challenging nature, thousands of adventure enthusiasts and travel junkies traverse on this road.
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