Baralacha Pass

#7 of 21 things to do in Spiti

Baralacha Pass (el. 4,890 m or 16,040 ft) is a mountain pass in Zanskar Range that connects Lahaul district in Himachal Pradesh to Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir, situated along the Leh - Manali Highway. A tributary of Chenab river, The Bhaga River originates from a miles away from the region and is a beautiful sight to see. The ride to the pass is in itself a beautiful sight and a delight for riders. It is a high plateau where three different mountain ranges - Pir Panjal, Zanskar and the Great Himalayas - meet at an altitude above 16,000 feet. This pass is the point of commencement for several treks which include the famous Suraj Tal trek and Chandra Tal trek. 

The place comes with a legend; of two lovers named Chandra, the daughter of the moon and Bhagha the son of the sungod. 

During the winter season, the pass is closed due to heavy snowfall.

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Baralacha Pass  tour
Baralacha Pass  tour
Baralacha Pass  tour