Early morning full day excursion to Pangong Lake 135 km / 4400m east of Leh crossing Changla Pass 17500ft and driving via Durbuk and Tangtse villages. On a normal day one can consider about 10 hrs activity & may go upto 12 hrs based on road conditions and traffic.The following are the noticeable places to be sighted during this journey.
Changla Baba Mandir
This is a small temple maintained by the great soldiers of India. It is believed that there existed a baba here and the temple is in maintained in memories.
The Chang La pass is at an altitude of 17,590 ft (5,360 m). It is claimed to be the world’s second highest motorable road in the world. This is the gateway of the Changthang Plateau situated in the Himalayas.
Pangong Tso Lake
The Pangong Tso Lake means a “High Grassland Lake” located in the Changthang region of Ladakh. The lake is situated at an altitude of 14,270 ft (4,350m). It is the highest salt-water lake in the world and the view, so the lakes are amazing. It is believed the lake changes its color 4 – 5 times a day.
You will then visit Shooting Point (3 Idiots movie shoot) and View point (panoramic view of the lake) of the lake for some selfies before you check in at hotel for lunch. Post lunch drive back to Leh and dinner and overnight stay in Leh.