Gangles village is situated on the way up to Khardung-la from Leh.It is the upper part of the Leh valley. The main crop grown here is barley which is sown in the month of May and gets ready by September. Gangles is an organic village as all the produce is grown without using chemical fertilizers. Seasonal vegetables such as potatoes, cabbage, carrot, onion, raddish, lettuce and cauliflower are grown in this region. The trees that are mostly found in this area are varieties of willow and poplar. Wild rose is also a common sight.A small stream passes through the area which has its source from the Khardung glacier.The people of the place have natural springs and the stream as their source of drinking water.