Tso Moriri Lake Ladakh

Tso Moriri attracts a sizeable mass of tourists for its alluring emerald coloured lake. Moriri is popular for bring the largest high altitude lake in the Himalayan region and its far stretch land offers snow-capped mountains and lush green open fields. The lake's isolation tempts many tourists and it gives a feeling of wanderlust. This serene destination also attracts a lot of migratory birds including other wildlife. You may get a chance to see exotic species such as Brahmni ducks, bar-headed geese, even marmots and the Tibetan wolves. Tso Moriri is a part of the wetland conservation reserve, hence, pitching tents near the lake is not allowed. However, on your way to visit the attraction you can park your vehicle or rest for a while in the Korzok Village.

Getting There

Tso Moriri is located at a distance of around 250 km from Leh. One can reach this lake via Keylong-Leh Rd/Leh-Manali highway through the remote Chumathang region.

Things to Do & See in and around

Tso Moriri lies in an isolated paradise where you can find nothing but calm and serenity. This must visit place in Leh attracts many tourists and also various migratory birds such as bar-headed geese, the great crested grebe, Brahmni ducks, and the black-necked cranes.

While here, you may also sightsee the Tibetan wolves although the chances are rare. Besides, the lake, the Korzok village has a Buddhist monastery which attracts many tourists and Buddhist pilgrims.

Best Time to Visit

The best time to visit Tso Moriri is from May to September.

Ladakh Tourism at a Glance