Zojila Pass

Zojila Pass, the link between Srinagar and Leh

Zojila Pass is a high mountain pass located on Indian National Highway 1D between Srinagar and Leh.

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It runs at an elevation of approximately 3,528 metres (11,575 ft), and is the second highest pass after Fotu La on the Srinagar-Leh National Highway.

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This is about 9 km from Sonamarg and provides the vital link between Ladakh and Kashmir.

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After crossing the pass

Though referred to as Zojila Pass, the correct English translation is Zoji Pass or simply Zojila, since the suffix ‘La’ means pass in the local languages.

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