2018 Srinagar-Leh Road Status

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  1. Yogesh Sarkar

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    Around the same time as Zoji La and at times sooner. It is under PWD, so they are under pressure from people of Zanskar to open it as soon as possible.
     
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    Okay.. So around mid-May if weather remains favourable.

    PWD :mad: so this is why the roads are so bad there.
     
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    The road is bad because the area gets heavy snowfall and not enough funds. Early in the season there will be a lot of slush and water crossings. So you have to keep that in mind as well.
     
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    Ya, I experienced the slush and water-crossings a couple of week back. Not thinking of doing it, but the idea is there :lol:
     
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    lol. On the plus side, it would be really beautiful and not many people are going to be around.
     
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    Thank you for the update. Even Rohtang was closed yesterday due to snowfall, not sure about today.
     
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    One should now cancel plans for road trip from either side. It will be extremely risky .
     
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    Do you know if the road leh-Srinagar officially closes? We ate thinking to take a plane from Delhi to leh and then our way back through Srinagar. Thanks!
     
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    Normally towards the middle of November, though it comes down to the weather and how heavy and frequent snowfall is occurring.
     

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