Important Mountain Passes in India

By Naveen Singh|Updated : July 1st, 2022

Here are some important notes on Important mountain passes in India. These are very important from exam point of view. we are also sharing a PDF for the same.Important notes for CDS, AFCAT, CAPF and other competitive exams.

Important Passes in Middle Himalaya

Pass

Location

Connectivity

Pirpanjal Pass

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu-Srinagar road passes from this Pass

Banihal Pass

Jammu and Kashmir

Jammu-Srinagar Nh-1A Passes from This pass. Jawahar tunnel (India’s longest road tunnel) is situated o this pass

Rohtang Pass

Himachal Pradesh

Kullu-Keylang road passes from this pass

Important Passes in Inner Himalaya

Pass

Location

Connectivity

Karakoram Pass

Jammu and Kashmir

India to China

Burzil Pass

Jammu and Kashmir

Kashmir Valley to Central Asia

Zojila Pass

Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar to Leh

Bara Lacha-la Pass

Himachal Pradesh

Mandi to Leh

Shipki-la-Pass

Himachal Pradesh

Shimla to Garetok (Tibbet)

Mana Pass

Uttarakhand

Entry to Mansarovar Lake through Kailash Ghati

Niti Pass

Uttarakhand

Entry to Mansarovar Lake through Kailash Ghati

Lipulekhpass

Uttarakhand

Entry to Mansarovar Lake through Kailash Ghati

Nathu-La-pass

Sikkim

Entry to Chumbi Valley

Jelep-la pass

Sikkim

Kalingpang (West Bengal) to Lhasa (Tibet)

Bomdi-la pass

Arunachal Pradesh

Arunachal Pradesh to Lhasa (Tibet)

Yang-yap pass

Arunachal Pradesh

Entry to Brahmaputra river

Pangsad pass

Arunachal Pradesh

Dibrugarh to Myanmar

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Important Passes in South India

Pass

Location

Connectivity

Bhorghat

Maharashtra

Bombay-Pune

Thalgat

Maharashtra

Bombay- Nasik

Palghat

Kerala

Palkhad – Coimbatore

Shenkota pass

Kerala

Kollam – Madurai

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Below is the PDF of the Same:

Important Mountain Passes in India (English PDF)

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