wide view of pangong lake in the valleys of ladakh

Lukung, Ladakh, India

Pangong Lake

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Stunning High-Altitude Lake

Pangong Lake, also known as Pangong Tso, is a stunning high-altitude lake situated in the Himalayan region of Ladakh.

It is renowned for its surreal and mesmerizing landscape. It is located at an altitude of about 4,350 meters (14,270 feet) above sea level and stretches across approximately 134 kilometers (83 miles) in length.

marble like dry mountains being reflected off crystal clear pangong lake

The lake is surrounded by towering barren mountains, creating a stark and awe-inspiring contrast with the deep blue waters.

Its crystal-clear waters reflect the sky, creating a stunning visual spectacle.

Pristine Natural Beauty

Pangong Lake offers a range of outdoor activities, including camping, trekking, and photography. Many travelers choose to camp by the lakeside to enjoy the pristine natural beauty and gaze at the starry night sky.

wide view of pangong lake in the valleys of ladakh

The best time to visit Pangong Lake is during the summer months, from May to September. During this period, the weather is relatively mild, with daytime temperatures ranging from 15°C to 25°C (59°F to 77°F). The lake's water remains in a liquid state, allowing for a serene and enchanting experience. However, access to Pangong Lake may be restricted due to heavy snowfall during the winter months, from October to April.

Getting There

location_cityState & Capital - Leh, Ladakh

flightLeh Kushok Bakula Rimpochee Airport - 225 Kilometers

directions_carLeh - 225 Kilometers via Pangong Lake Rd

trainNot Connected by Railways

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