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Tsokar Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Tsokar Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)

Reasons to Visit
  • Tsokar Lake is approximately 45 km northwest of the Tsomoriri Lake at a height of 4,485 m, it is also known as "White Lake" because of the salt deposited around it. Salt around Tsokar Lake is collected by the Changpas (local nomads) and used as barter to obtain goods from other parts of Ladakh. Tsokar is excellent for high altitude bird watching Tsokar can be visited as an enroute to Tso Moriri or as a stopover on the Manali - Leh route

Know It
  • Simple camp accommodation available in Tsokar Tsokar is accessible and visited by tourists in June - Sept Period.

Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (195 kms)

Tsokar has 0 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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Tsokar has 4 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Car On Disposal

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Leh and Drop to Jispa via Tsomoriri-Tsokar in 2 or 3 days or Vice VersaRs. 26876
Pickup from Leh and Drop to Keylong via Tsomoriri-Tsokar in 2 or 3 days or Vice VersaRs. 28750
Pickup from Leh and Drop to Manali via Tsomoriri-Tsokar in 3 days or Vice VersaRs. 33737

Day Sightseeing

ServicesRates Starting From
Day visit to Tsomoriri-Tsokar via Mahi bridge back to Leh from TaglanglaRs. 15078

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6 Travel Ideas listed for Tsokar. Click here for reviewing them.

Destination Ideas

  • Bird Watching in Ladakh
  • Ladakh Experience
  • Manali to Leh - Biking and Himalayan Adventure drive experience
  • Photography in Ladakh
  • Tsomoriri Lake Experience
  • Wildlife in Ladakh

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tsokar is a lake at about 50 kms from Tsomoriri closer to Manali - Leh route and is an inportant destination for bird watching and spotting Kiangs (Wild Ass). Tsokar is visited alongwith Tsomoriri.
    Activity, Lake or Riverside
    High Altitude Lake, Bird Watching
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Tsomoriri Lake is a high altitude lake located at 215 kms east of Leh. Tsomoriri Lake is declared a Ramsar site and is breeding ground for many migratory species. Overnight stay at Tsomoriri Lake is nothing short of an experience. Many guests arriving from Manali - Leh route take a detour after Sarchu to visit Tsomoriri Lake before arriving at Leh.
    Activity, Lake or Riverside
    High Altitude Lake, Bird Watching

Destinations within reach from Tsokar

  • Sarchu ( 115 Km )

    Sarchu (222 kms from Manali and 250 kms from Leh) lies mid-way on the legendary Manali - Leh Route more

  • Nimu ( 180 Km )

    Nimu lies mid-way between Leh and Alchi and is renowned for being one of the end point of the more

  • Jispa ( 193 Km )

    Jispa is visited as a part of Adventure Himachal Itinerary or as stopover on the legendary more

  • Leh ( 195 Km )

    Leh lies at altitude of 10500 ft and the region basically is a high altitude desert and home to more

  • Alchi ( 209 Km )

    At 70 kms from Leh, Alchi Choskor (10000 - 11000 ft) is situated on the banks of Indus River and more

  • Uley ( 211 Km )

    Uley (or Uleytopko) lies on the Leh - Srinagar highway at about 70 kms from Leh near Alchi more

  • Keylong ( 215 Km )

    Keylong (10000 ft asl) lies about 117 kms from Manali beyond Rohtang pass on the legendary Manali more

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Getting There

No Localities defined for Tsokar (Localities are defined only for destinations that are large enough and/or have many hotels)

Nearest Airport in Tsokar
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-195 Kms
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