It is an endorheic lake in the Himalayas positioned at a height of 4,350 m. It is in borderline area and the Line of real power passes through this lake. An area of the lake around 20 km east from the Line of real power is managed by China but claimed by India. Pangong can be reached in a five hours from Leh, most of it on a rough and dramatic mountain road and it visited by numerous people for its beautiful attracting view and exsist to be favourable places around kargil.
The travelling distance from leh to pangong lake is nearly 150 kms.Regular buses runs from Leh to Pangong. Deluxe coaches are also available from leh to Pangong lake with a price ranging from Rs 240 to Rs 350. Many goverenment as well as private buses are available for you to reach pangong city. The easiset way to reach pangong lake from leh will take 4 hours and 37 min, which is take JKSRTC from Leh. How to reach pangong lake is the first question which strikes the mind of people who are planning to visit Leh. The road distance from srinagar to pangong-lake is 460 kms while the aerial distance between srinagar and pangong lake is 368 kms.
You can reach the Pangong city conveniently by airways as it has its own airport, Leh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport which provides a large number of flights. Jet Airways provides 6 flights in a week from Delhi to Leh and as Delhi is connected to other cities in India and abroad, you can easily travel to Leh from major places around the world. One of the flight of Air India, which having Flight no A1 447 departs from Srinagar airport to leh airport and the travelling duration is 1 hour at 9:35 - 10:35. Convenient way to reach from srinagar to pangong lake is take Air India AI 447 from Srinagar.
Leh does not have a railway station. Jammu is a railway station near it. The close by railway station is at Jammu, which is situated at a distance of 540 km. The New Delhi-Jammu Tawi Rajdhani Express connects Delhi to Jammu daily. Mumbai Central-Jammu Tawi Swaraj Express runs everyday to Jammu from Mumbai. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between jammu to kargil but you can reach kargil from jammu by cab/taxi easily.There are no direct trains between Pangong Lake and Leh but you can reach. There are no direct flights or trains or buses between srinagar to pangong lake but you can reach pangong-lake from srinagar via Leh.
- Hundred Sky Camp Pangong
- Martsemik Camp Pangong
- Nature Nest Camp Pangong
- Pangong Resort
- Pangong Retreat Camp
- Pangong Sarai
- Watermark Camp Pangong