50 Shades of Blue – Getting High on Pangong’s Beauty

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Pangong Tso, an enigmatic wonder of nature, so beautiful that each picture below will intoxicate you more than a shot of tequila.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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Its rich deep blue is as gorgeous as a perfectly blended cocktail.

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You can’t resist raising a toast to its each unique hue. Be it Exotic Turquoise,

Pangong Lake Beautiful Picutres

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Unadulterated Aqua,

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or Transparent Blue.

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Witness the colours of some other beautiful lakes on this
Photo Journey from Manali to Leh.

 

Sometimes, the Blue decides to do a Bloody Mary by turning Red.

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Sometimes, mountains turn Purple to pack a punch together with Pangong’s Blue.

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The flags on its bank accentuate its colours.

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No wonder it is called the lake of changing colours.

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Know when is the
Best Time To Visit Pangong Lake & Leh Ladakh

Winters turn the lake into a silver of ice. Just a glimpse of it hits you like bottoms up.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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Land meets ice with open arms, like Whiskey on the rocks.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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A walk or picture on this ice is more precious than an expensive bottle of champagne.

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A drive, more rare than uncorking a centuries old bottle of wine.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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Sunsets make the lake an even grander riot of intoxicating colours.

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The nights are just out of a fantasy land. You don’t have to be crazily high to enter it.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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Even when it is as magical as this,

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or heavenly mesmerising on a full moon like this.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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The dawn makes sure the hangover of the night doesn’t fade away,

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whether it is summer or winter.

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This makes the morning dance in unmatched glory.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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The beauty of this wine lures India, Pakistan and China to keep it at the top of their bars (read maps).

Pangong Lake Beautiful Pictures

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A bike ride to this intoxicating gem is surreal.

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Not to mention the unparalleled thrill and adventure on the rough terrain that leads to it.

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If not a motorcycle, then ride a bicycle in the middle of the lake.

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Find out more fun things to do Leh Ladakh

Not just people, rare birds, from different corners of the world flock to taste this blue wine.

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Aman Bhutani

 

This includes some endangered birds like the Black Necked Cranes, called Cha Tung Tung in the local language.

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The panorama gets you sloshed with nature’s beauty.

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And its water is the truest mirror you will ever find.

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Camping on its bank keeps you happy high for days.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Picture

Credit: Anirban Bannerjee

 

You don’t have to be an ascetic yogi to find peace here.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Picture

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But if you are a photographer, Pangong will become your muse forever, for you’ll always stay drunk on its beauty.

Pangong Lake Beautiful Picture

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See more Beautiful Pictures of Leh Ladakh.

  here.

 

Cover Photo Credit: Aman Bhutani

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