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Karola Glacier

 Lhasa Attractions

Karola Glacier is located at the junction of Nanggarze County and Gyangze County of Tibet. The Karola Glacier is the glacier closest to a highway and can be appreciated on the highway during a car journey. The Karola Mountain Pass is 5,036 meters high and includes the 6,644 meter high Kalu Peak.

The view of the glacier is magnificent but due to climate change which is the effects of global warming the glacier has been melting. It is currently estimated that the glacier melts 7% each year. 

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