Pangong Lake

Pangong Lake  Tour Leh Ladakh India
Pangong Lake far famed as the largest brackish lake in world is situated at a height of 14,256 feet in Ladakh – Kashmir. However the majority of Pangong water reservoir is spread across the region of Tibet. The Pangong Lake Ladakh is a saline lake spread across an area of 130 Kms in length and 5 Kms in width. The salt lake water is devoid of marine life and the lake is believed to be completely freezes during winter.

This Ladakh Lake is a charming region where one can spot migratory birds like gulls, brahminy ducks, Siberian Cranes, greater Flamingoes, Black winged Stilt, Common Greenshank, Rosy Pelican, Comb Duck, Blue Cheeked Bee – eater etc. The Pangong is a lovely place to relax, refresh, recreate, and pamper self. The journey to the Pangong Lake is soothing to mind, body, and soul making it worth visiting.

Significant Notification of Pangong Lake :-

  • This Lake in Ladakh falls in the border region hence the farthest point that the travelers are allowed to explore is Spangmik, about 7 Kms along its western bank .

  • The Pangong Lake is a salt lake and supports no aquatic life apart from the migratory birds who feed themselves on insects and fruits.

  • The lake also freezes in the winter hence the best time to visit this Ladakh Lake is during summer season between months of April to October.

  • The Pangong is about 6 hours jeep ride from Leh hence it is advised to take packaged lunch during the trip as the region is barren with no adequate facilities available

 

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