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Pangong Tso Lake – Brief Detail You Can Know

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Situated at the height of 4350 m, Pangong Tso Lake is the world’s highest saltwater lake. Extending to 160 Km, one- third of Pangong Tso lake lies India and two-thirds part lies in China. Pangong Tso Lake is known for changing its colors 4-5 times in a day appearing deep blue, green and red.Pangong Tso Lake – Everything You Need To Know

Things to do at Pangong Tso Lake

  1. Capturing the beauty and watch the different colors of Pangong Tso lake.
  2. Camping with bonfire, music, and barbecue.
  3. Watching stars in clear sky
  4. Capturing Sunrise pictures
  5. Stop about 10 Km from Pangong Tso lake near the signboards saying “Stop here to spot rare endemic species of Marmot” which are the large mountainous squirrels.
  6. Dip in cold waters of Pangong Tso Lake

Permit and Permission

Indians need to obtain an inner line permit while Foreign nationals are required to obtain a protected area permit. This can be done online now from web portal

Cost of Permit:

Environmental fee- INR 400/- per person +

Inner line permit: INR 20/- per day per person.  

Take a print of the online form and visit TIC Office, Opposite J&K Bank, Main Market, Leh to make payment

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