Fotu La


Name of Pass Fotu La
Altitude 4,106m
Type of pass Cycle
Where Between Heniskot (3,650m, 12km) and Lamayuru (3,550m, 14km)
GPS Co-ords 34.289 N, 76.702 E
Climb 760m from low point after Namika La (Khangral) in 1/2 day

This pass is the highest point on the busy Kargil – Leh road. Didn’t like cycling the road, but at least there’s the lovely old town of Lamayuru waiting for you halfway into the descent to the Indus.

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