Shipki La Pass

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Shipkila is a mountain pass and border post on the Republic of India-China border. It is through this pass which the river Sutlej enters India (from Tibet).

It is located in Kinnaur district in the state of Himachal Pradesh, India, and Tibet Autonomous Region in People's Republic of China. The pass is India's third border post for trade with China after Nathula in Sikkim, and Lipulekh in Uttarakhand. The pass is close to town of Khab.

Coordinates & Location Type


Area Type:

Hypsographic

Location Type:

Pass

Latitude:

31.81667

Longitude:

78.75

Latitude (DMS):

31° 49' 0 N

Longitude (DMS):

78° 45' 0 E