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This glacial lake would surely catch your fancy with its surreal beauty and a scenic landscape!
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ABOUT Tsomgo Lake
This pristine and scenic lake is one of the most popular places for tourists in Gangtok. It has an average depth of 50 ft and remains frozen during the winter months. The lake, worshipped as a holy lake by Sikkimese people, has a moderate-sized temple of Lord Shiva on its shore. Many flowering plants like Primula and other flora like Alpine trees add an element of surreal beauty to the lake. You can also experience a Yak ride for approx INR 650 per person around the lake. Since it is a part of the restricted area, prior permission from the tourism department is mandatory. Foreign nationals are not permitted to visit this lake without special permission.
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"Snow Lake."
reviewed on Jun 25 2014
This icy lake would doubtlessly get your extravagant with its surreal magnificence and a grand scene! This immaculate and beautiful lake is a standout amongst the most well known spots for visitors in Gangtok. It has a normal profundity of 50 ft and stays solidified throughout the winter months. The lake, revered as a heavenly lake by Sikkimese individuals, has a moderate-sized sanctuary of Lord Shiva on its shore. Numerous blossoming plants like Primula and other greenery like Alpine trees include a component of surreal excellence to the lake. You can likewise encounter a Yak ride for approx INR 650 for every individual around the lake. Since it is a piece of the limited territory, former consent from the tourism division is obligatory. Outside nationals are not allowed to visit this lake without exceptional consent. Best an approach to arrive at there by neighborhood taxicab. Throughout winter season, the temperature falls beneath the point of solidification and the water change over into ICE. In the event that fortunate, one can delight in the snowfall throughout winter. Despite the fact that it is truly lovely, It is positively not as delightful as it looks in the pictures. You have to get an allow one day ahead of time of your excursion. No compelling reason to do bookings more than one day ahead of time. Street from Gangtok to Changu Lake is lamentable most definitely. In any case, the landscape all through the way is amazing, on the off chance that you are fortunate not to experience thick mist. You can go either on imparting premise or private auto. However just enormous autos (Suvs) are permitted since the streets are repulsive. You will need to pay very much a higher sum in the event that you go on a private premise. Changu lake or Tsomgo lake is a distinct must strive for any individual who is going to gangtok.
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