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The Adventure seekers love to explore Ladakh. The mountain bike rides and treks always enticed the tourists. And Ladakh tour is incomplete without visiting Pangong Tso. The serene ether and surrounding of this lake unwind your stressed urban mind and soul. The search for silence can end here. Due to its salinity, Pangong Tso is not the nest of marine lives. But this is the breeding area of Brahmani Ducks and Sea-Gulls. This tranquil lake is a favorite for many kinds of birds. This cold mountain lake is famous for being a ‘film location.’ Pangong Tso is excellent for camping also. The lake will show you almost all the shades of Blue. In the sub-zero night when you are almost quivering in the cold just come out from the tent and witness the sky full of stars. Stargazing from Pangong Tso lakeside is a lifetime experience. The unpolluted mountain area will give you an exclusive stargazing experience. The trek from Leh to Pangong Tso is exhausting. But to get some unique experiences one must try harder. Mountain animals like Marmot and Yaks can be seen frequently. Mother Nature smeared this trek route with beautiful and sporadic flowers as well. You need 5-6 hours at a stretch to reach the lake. Pangong Tso is a symbol of pureness and quietude. It’s like after a frenzied journey there is a unique and natural arrangement to give you some liberation.
How to Get Tickets?
You don’t need any ticket to witness this natural beauty. But you will need the Inner Line Permit because the lake is almost the borderline territory.
How To Get Around?
You can choose trekking to reach the lake or experience the famed mountain bike rides. After arriving at the lake, you can walk around the lake.
What Should I Wear?
The temperature goes down to almost sub-zero at night, so enough winter wear is required. Gloves, sunglasses and proper shoes to save you from frostbite are also recommended.
Best Time to Visit
The best time to visit Ladakh is from May to September. The Pangong Tso Lake freezes during this time.
Will I Need a Guide?
The twisting and turning mountain roads can be confusing. So getting a local guide is the best idea to travel safe and sound.
How To Get There?
You can reach there either from Leh or Nubra Valley. You can trek or choose mountain riding to reach the lake.
Light baggage is recommended. If you have a plan to trek, you must carry all the necessary gears. You can rent a tent for camping.