Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers, Leh

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Witness the merging of a mighty river and one of its north-flowing tributaries at Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers. The main river, a regional lifeline, has a green and brown coloration, while its tributary has a particularly shiny blue color: as they meet, the combining of the colors creates a pleasing visual effect, so make sure to bring your camera. Take time to appreciate the dramatic surrounding scenery, where barren valleys and rugged peaks frame the two rivers and provide a number of natural viewpoints. Before you head to Leh, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Leh trip itinerary maker website, to make sure you see all that Leh has to offer, including Confluence of the Indus and Zanskar Rivers.
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  • I had always heard about the different colors of rivers, & how, at the confluence, one can notice the distinction. But it came alive for me only at the confluence of the Indus & Zanskar rivers. The...  more »
  • The Confluence – Indus & Zanskar - At times, at the Sangam, the Indus River can be seen as shiny blue while the Zanskar river is dirty green. In the summer season, Zanskar is swollen and rapid, while....  more »

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