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High Altitude Lakes of Ladakh


Pangong Lake

(150 km from Leh/4267 m alt), is about 130 km long 5-6 km wide, straddling across the border between India & China. The ochre hills of the Change-chenmo range surrounding it from the north provide a spectacular backdrop to the blue and green expanse of its brackish water.

Pangong Lake
Pangong Lake
Pangong Lake
Pangong Lake

Tsomo-riri Lake

(220 km from Leh/4572 m alt ) set in the desolate landscape of rupshu, is famous as the breeding ground of the rare bare-headed geese, and home to a number of other rare bird species. The small village of Korzok, with its hilltop monastery is the only habitation in the area, which is other wise inhavired by the nomadic Change-pa tribe.

Tsomo-riri Lake
View of Tsomo-riri Lake
Tso moriri lake
Mountains Near Tsomo-riri lake

Tsokar Lake

It is renowned for bird watching and is located on Leh - Manali road , migratory birds adorn this lake during summer months.

Tsokar Lake
View of Tsokar Lake
Tsokar Lake
Another View of Tsokar lake