If we say that God has made Ladakh leisurely and there is a store of natural beauty, then there will be no exaggeration. The snow-capped mountains at the height, the snow-capped land at the far end, and the small lakes of water between them, whose water is so clean that it looks like a mirror.
Lakes in Ladakh or Tso is known in the name of Tso. Ladakh has many beautiful lakes, not 1 to 2. The best time to visit Ladakh to see these lakes is between May to September as the lakes freeze completely during the cold season.
Pangong Tso is the most famous lake in Ladakh, Pangong which is about 250 km from Leh. It is the world's highest saltwater lake. Only one-third of this lake is in India while the rest comes in Tibet.
This beautiful lake is at an altitude of 14 thousand 270 feet above sea level and the length of this lake is 134 kilometers. The specialty of this lake is that as the sunlight falls on it, its color changes. The beauty of Pangong Lake is in itself a reason enough to plan a trip there.
However, there are other things to do at Pangong Tso that will keep you excited during the duration of your stay here. One of them is camping. Camping at the Pangong Lake can be an enthralling experience. Place a bonfire, get a barbecue going and enjoy the beauty surrounding you. It can't get better than this!
Although leaving the warmth of your camp is extremely difficult, go ahead and step out. During the night, the stars of the sky shine in all their glory. The feeling you get is that of oneness, of the skies and the universe immersing themselves in you.
At dawn, get out of your camp and watch the sunrise. Watch, as the rising sun gradually disperses the darkness and ushers in the light. Carry a camera with you, and capture these splendid moments while you spend a wonderful time at one of the best lakes in India.