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The Leh-Manali Highway
The Leh-Manali Highway is a road in India that connects Leh and Manali. This road connects Manali with the valley Kullu, Lahul, Spiti and Ladakh. The total length of the road is of 479 km. The Indian army carried the designing, the financing and the construction of the road. The highway was originally designed for the military equipment movement.
The traffic on the highway is difficult because of the snowfall, landslides and difficult terrain. So it is opened from June to mid September, when the Organization of the border roads clears away all the snow from the highway.
The highway crosses the highest mountain passes in the world. It is often very difficult to cross the pass due to the snow. A tunnel is building bypass it, in order to make the road passable, regardless of the weather.
Traveling on the road usually takes 2 days, more often because of the weather. The travelers usually spend the night in Dzhispe or at the campground Sarchu. Alternately, you can spend the night in Keylonge.
Maps of The Leh-Manali Highwaymap India -> Maps Jammu and Kashmir -> map Leh Images of Leh
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