New Delhi: India has built the world’s highest road at an elevation of 19,300 feet in eastern Ladakh. The Border Roads Organization has built a 52 km long road at Umlingula Pass, higher than the Everest base camps.
The South Base Camp in Nepal is 17,598 feet high. The North Base Camp in Tibet is 16,900 feet high. With this, India broke the record of 18,953 feet of road connecting to Bolivia’s volcanic eruption. The road connects major cities in the wall sector of eastern Ladakh.
The road connecting Chisumala and Demchok from Leh will be more useful to the people. The new road will improve the socio-economic status and promote tourism in Ladakh, according to a statement issued by the central government. The 17,600-foot Khardung La Pass Road in Ladakh is also one of the highest roads in the world.
English Summary: World’s Highest Road Built In Eastern Ladakh, Beats Bolivia’s Record