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The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and Changtang

Changtang Himalaya Ladakh Leh Merak Pangong Tso Travel Diary

The Silk Road: Pangong Tso and Changtang

21st August 2017: An early start for our drive from Leh to Pangong Tso, the lake that straddles the India/Tibet China border in the region known as Changtang, which the Silk Road passed through between Ladakh and Tibet, north of Mt Kailash and south of the Kun Lun mountains. The early morning roads are quiet and we avoid the traffic in lower Leh until we hit the roadworks by the main Leh gateway and a diversion takes us through back streets. In 2010 this area was washed away by a flash flood a couple of days after we arrived. Leh...

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