Literally meaning a pass where many roads meet, Baralacha La in the Zanskar region of Leh Ladakh is one of the highest mountain pass. Baralacha La pass connects the two prominent mountain ranges of India, Pir Panjal and Zanskar valley, besides the great Himalayan ranges. Located around 73 km from Keylong on the Manali-Leh highway, the high mountain pass meets Chandra, Bhaga and Yunan river at some point.
As the mountain pass is nestled deep at the end of lower Himalayas in India, it serves as a commencing point to some of the most famous trekking routes in the region. This includes trekking to the highly popular Chandra Tal and Suraj Tal. Looking at the topography of the renowned Baralacha La Pass, it is advised that one should make a visit in this Himalayan region during the summers. Under this, the months from June to November are best suited for the visit. Officially also, the mountain pass stays open during that time as winters bring heavy snowfall here.