There are a few of the world’s highest places in India that you might not be aware of. In this section, we are talking about such places that you would not like to miss! So, let’s start the ride.
India is a majestic land offering an end number of panoramic views from different locations of the country. You might be amazed to know that some of the world’s highest places are also in India! And, these are much more accessible if you are an adventure freak! So, get ready to take a ride to the world’s highest places in India and plan your visit now!
1. Umling La Pass
You might have heard about the highest motorable road! Well, it’s none other than Umling La Pass. This mountain pass in Ladakh takes you to the height of 19,024 feet, Umling La, which has been inspiring most travellers to take this road journey from their bikes. So, if you are going to Ladakh, make sure to visit the pass and enjoy being top of the world.
Did you know the world’s highest battlefield is in India? Siachen Glacier has been the key witness to many battles fought by the brave Indian army. At an altitude of 21,000 feet, Siachen is one of the most beautiful and preferred locations in the eastern Karakoram range of the Himalayas. Hence, next time, you might plan to visit here, if not for anything, then to pay tribute to the great Indian soldiers.
How long has it been since you visited a post office? There is a chance you would not have even visited once owing to the new age world. But you might not want to miss a chance to visit the highest post office in the world. The post office at Hikkim in Himachal Pradesh, located at an altitude of 4440 m is now the travel buzz among young travellers who might not have to post a letter from here but visit this post office for its location.
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4. Kolukkumalai Tea Estate
Can you imagine sipping your favourite tea at the highest tea estate in the world? We can! Because we know of this beautiful and fragrant tea estate in Kolukkumalai! Located at an elevation of 7,900 feet from sea level, the estate has an old factory that is still in practice and offers you to taste various tea flavours. You might want to find your favourite flavour after reaching the top with a laborious trek and patience!
5. Rinchen Cafe
Another beauty in Ladakh is Rinchen Cafe, supposedly, the world’s highest cafe. Alongside the famous, Khardung La, the cafe is in the name of a war hero Colonel Chewang Rinchen, also a Maha Vir Chakra winner. Best known for its teas and noodles, the cafe will surely give you one of the most amazing views at the height of 18,360 feet above sea level. So, get ready to sip your tea while enjoying the location!
6. Chail Cricket Ground
We all love watching cricket matches but have you ever thought of watching a live one on the highest cricket ground in the world? If not, then start planning for it on your next trip to Himachal Pradesh. Located in Chail, at 2444 meters above sea level, this cricket ground has started becoming popular now. However, the cricket ground was first established in 1893! So, make this your next Himachal priority if you are a cricket fan!
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