Also famous as 'White Lake’, Tso Kar Lake is known for its white salt water deposits. At an altitude of 4660 meters, this lake is a wonderful spot if you are enthralled by bird watching. It is also a well-known spot for nature lovers as one can spot a lot of wildlife in the surroundings of Tso Kar Lake.
Some of the common animals and birds which can be seen here are black-necked cranes, kiangs, Brahmi ducks, bar-headed geese, ibex and snow leopards. With the landscape comprising of green lakes and glimmering mountains, Tso Kar Lake offers a peaceful visit when you are looking for the most soothing Ladakh tourist places.
Highlights: Tso Kar Lake is known for its serenity and natural beauty situated in the midst of snow clad mountains. As it shines in the middle of a breathtaking landscape, Tso Kar Lake is a superb spot if you are looking to soothe your eyes with delightful vistas.
Best time to visit: The best time to visit Tso Kar Lake is from May to August.
Location: Tso Kar Lake, Ladakh, Jammu and KashmirDistance from Leh: Tso Kar Lake is at a distance of approximately 150 km from the city of Leh.