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The road from Leh to Tso Moriri is accompanied for most of the journey by the Indus River, until after Mahe, which then turns into sandy plains of the wild life reserve area where Tso Moriri is. The lake is surrounded by the elevated valley of Rupshu with hills rising to 6,000m, and on its western bank sits the village of Korzok, established over 300 years ago..Tso Moriri is a High Altitude Lake (HAL) with an altitude of 4,595m and is the largest of the High Altitude Lakes in the Trans-Himalayan biogeographic region, entirely within India..*Pre-season Jeep road trip from Delhi to Amritsar, Srinagar, Kargil, Lamayuru, Leh, Khardung La, Tso Moriri and back to Delhi in May 2010. Photo by Suzanne Lee