Pangong Tso is one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia. Stretching from eastern Ladakh to Tibet, it is a 134 kilometer long narrow strip of water where tourist needs an Inner Line Permit to visit. It is nestled at an elevation of 14,256 feet above sea level and freezes completely during the winters. Currently, it is in the process of being recognized as a globally much-admired wetland under the Ramsar Convention. The saltwater of this lake has very sparse vegetation and is bereft of any aquatic life except for little crustaceans. Pangong Lake is a paradise for bird watchers as it plays important role as a main breeding point for a number of migrant birds like Brahmini ducks and Bar-headed goose.
Pangong is an endorheic lake in the ladakh, nestled at an elevation of around 14,270 feet. Around 60% portion of the lake lies in China. To access the Pangong Lake, tourists can take a five hours long drive from Leh through coarse and dramatic mountain road. Pangong Tso is a average terrain. The Line of Actual Control passes through this lake. The 20 kilometers east of this lake from the Line of Actual Control is controlled by China and its eastern end lies in Tibet. Located on the northern bank of the Pangong Lake, the Khurnak Fort is located midway of Pangong Tso. By the end of 1952, the Chinese military controlled the Khurnak Fort area.
Located at an altitude of 4300 meters, the mesmerizing beautiful and the famous Pangong Lake shows its shades and colours of many greens and many blues, the sparkling clear salty waters of Pangong Lake changes its shades and colours according to the location of the sun in the blue skies. Major part of this stunning Lake stretches into China border and only 25% of this beautiful Lake flows into India. It is a breeding point for a grand variety of migrant birds such as bar headed goose and Brahmini ducks.
Pangong Lake is an endorheiclake in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 m. It is 134 km long and extends from India to Tibet. About 60% of the length of the lake lies in Tibet. The lake is 5 km wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km2. During winter the lake freezes entirely, despite being saline water.
Spangmik Village positioned around 7 kilometers beside the southern shore of Pangong Lake. It is the extreme village of Pangong area. From here, one can enjoy stunning views of the Chang-Chenmorange Mountains.
- Hundred Sky Camp Pangong
- Martsemik Camp Pangong
- Nature Nest Camp Pangong
- Pangong Resort
- Pangong Retreat Camp
- Pangong Sarai
- Watermark Camp Pangong