Pangong Tso Lake is Ladakh's top tourist destinations. Every year thousands come here to witness its pristine natural beauty. The lake, at an altitude of 14500 ft., is 140 Kms away from Leh. One needs to cross the Chang la Pass located at 17590 ft to reach it. If you think altitude sickness will put a damper on your trip, then fear not. The below 5 things are sure to put a smile on your face.
BRO Road Signs:
Border Roads Organisation or BRO is a premier defense organization responsible for building and maintaining road networks in the Indian Border Areas. Himank, a project of BRO in Ladakh, is tasked with construction and maintenance of roads on the three high mountain passes - Khardung La (17582 ft.), Chang La (17590 ft.), and Taglang La (17480 ft.). Project Himank's work ensures access to sensitive military areas viz. Pangong Tso Lake, and Siachen Glacier - World's highest Battleground.
Project Himank's road sign boards provide safety instructions with a fantastic sense of humor. Keep an eye out for their sign boards, and you shall not be disappointed.