Tsomoriri Lake

(15000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Ladakh | India
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Tsomoriri Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 15 July 2010)
Bar Headed Geese in Tsomoriri (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Tsomoriri Lake (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Around Tsomoriri (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)
Nomads around Tsomoriri (Nivalink Trip Dated - 30 July 2014)

Reasons to Visit
  • Tsomoriri or Lake Moriri in the Changthang area is a High Altitude Lake (HAL) and is the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region. Tsomoriri has Ladakh in the North and Tibet in the east and Zanskar in the west. Tso Moriri is smaller than Pangong and fewer people come here, it is more beautiful due to the fact that area surrounding Tso Moriri is a wild life reserve and one can spot Tibetan wild ass (Kiang), marmots, red foxes and migratory birds.

Know It
  • One can visit Tsomoriri from Leh via Chumathang or via Tanglangla Tsomoriri is accessible during June-Sept period only Inner Line permit is not required for Indian Nationals to visit Tsomoriri from 1st May 2014

Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Leh (240 kms)

Tsomoriri Lake has 2 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

Type of HotelsCount
Adventure / Camp2

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Tsomoriri Lake

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List of Holidays for Tsomoriri Lake


  • Complete Ladakh with Tsomoriri (8 Nights)
  • Highlights of Ladakh (9 Nights)

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Tsomoriri Lake has 6 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
Leh to Tsomoriri Via Mahe bridge Day visit and backRs. 12455

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Leh and TsomoririRs. 8893

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7 Travel Ideas listed for Tsomoriri Lake. 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

Festivals linked to Tsomoriri Lake (Ladakh)

  • Korzok Gustor Festival

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  • 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
  • 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

Destinations within reach from Tsomoriri Lake

  • Tsokar ( 85 Km )

    Tsokar Lake is approximately 45 km northwest of the Tsomoriri Lake at a height of 4,485 more

  • Sarchu ( 200 Km )

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

  • Nimu ( 240 Km )

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

  • Leh ( 240 Km )

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

  • Alchi ( 280 Km )

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

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Nearest Airport in Tsomoriri Lake
  • Kushok Bakula Rinpoche Airport ( IXL ) , Leh-240 Kms
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