"KNOWN AS MOUNTAIN LAKE"
Picturesquely located in the secluded and breathtakingly beautiful Rupshu Valley, the high-altitude Tso Moriri Lake is located less than 250 km southeast of Leh. Flanked by lofty mountains, this serene lake is about 4,500 meters above sea level. Tso Moriri is approximately 29 km long and upto 8 km wide. Tso Moriri attracts a range of wildlife, including migratory birds, marmots and the Tibetan wolves.
Tso-moriri Lake also known as Mountain Lake is a spectacular site amidst mountain ranges in Leh Tso-moriri Lake is surrounded by barren hills, with the backdrop of beautiful snow-covered mountains.
Tso-moriri is mind-numbingly beautiful, Calm and sacred lake for Ladakhis. Tso-moriri is slightly higher than Pangong Tso and the water is far less brackish supporting more birdlife. The water is crystal clear and of a deep blue color. However, since the Tso-moriri Lake has no outlet, its waters are consequently brackish, although not very detectable to the taste. In fact, the Tso-moriri Lake was once a popular source of salt.
The area is rich in wildlife including the wild ass, black necked cranes and geese flock to the lake side for breeding during the summer months. This serene lake and the area around it attract a large range of wildlife, including migratory birds, marmots, wild asses, and (rarely spotted) Tibetan wolves. Nomadic herders of goats, yaks, and cows live in the lake’s vicinity. In reality this place is extremely harsh and difficult to survive especially in winters. This eye-soothing lake is the Divine Destination in Leh