Pangong Tso or Pangong Lake

Pangong Tso Lake is the most popular Lake in India. 

Pangong Tso Lake Image
 

Look at the picture above and guess the scene and scooter, Did you guess the exact location?

It’s the places where the blockbuster Bollywood movie 3 Idiots’ ending with Aamir Khan, Kareena Kapoor was shot. It’s a famous lake in Ladakh, India.
Pangong Lake or Pangong Tso is an endorheic lake (no river flows out of it) in the Himalayas situated at a height of about 4,350 meters (14,270 ft). It is 134 kilometres long and extends from India to China (Tibetan Autonomous Region). Only 40% of the lake lies in India and approximately 60% of the length of the lake lies in the Tibetan Autonomous Region. The lake is 5 km (3.1 mi) wide at its broadest point. All together it covers 604 km.

Changla Pass

The Chang La pass is the high mountain pass in Ladakh at an elevation 17,688 ft in the Indian Kashmir between India and Pakistan. It is some of the highest motor-able roads in the world. Chang La is approached from Leh via Kharu and Sakti village by an asphalt road. It is the World Second Highest Pass. 

 
Changla Pass is The second highest Motorable Mountain Road In The World
17688 feet, The world second highest road pass Changla Pass. 
 
Changla Baba Temple is named after the Sadhu Changla Baba.
Changla Baba Temple is named after the Sadhu Changla Baba.
Pangong Tso is elevated at 4350 meters about 14,270 feet from sea level.
Pangong Tso is elevated at 4350 meters about 14,270 feet from sea level. 
Pangong Tso Lake in During winter the Pangong Tso lake freezes completely.
During winter the lake freezes completely.

Pangong Tso LAKE LADAKH THREE IDIOTS

Did you Know?

“Pangong” comes from the Indian language, meaning “a patch of the meadow”. In the Tibetan language, this lake is called “Cuomu Angla Renbo Tso”, which means “Long-Necked Crane Lake”.

Nearly two-thirds of the lake is controlled by China, with just about 45 km under Indian control. The Line of Actual Control (LAC), running north-south, cuts the western part of the lake, aligned east-west. 

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