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
- Capturing the beauty and watch the different colors of Pangong Tso lake.
- Camping with bonfire, music, and barbecue.
- Watching stars in clear sky
- Capturing Sunrise pictures
- 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.
- 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 http://lahdclehpermit.in/.
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