Trending News

Which is the world's highest saltwater lake?



You never know what surprise nature has in store for you in Ladakh, 'India's Own Moonland' in Jammu and Kashmir. Outstanding amongst them is the Pangong Lake. Situated at a height of almost 4,350 m above sea level, this natural wonder is the world’s highest saltwater lake. Its water, which seems to be dyed in blue, stand in stark contrast to the arid mountains surrounding it. Cradled between India and China, the lake extends to almost 160km. One-third of the endorheic lake lies in India and the other two-thirds in China.
Pangong Lake, one of the most famous high altitude lakes in Leh Ladakh. This scenic wonder derives its name from the Tibetan word, “Pangong Tso”, which means “high grassland lake”. You could spend hours in contemplation here, and still not have enough of its beauty. Pangong Tso is also known to change colors, appearing blue, green and red at different times of a day. 
If you have decided to go on a trip to Ladakh anytime soon, don’t forget to visit Pangong Lake. The beauty which awaits you there cannot be described in words. It has to be seen, felt and absorbed all by yourself.