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About Lake Tsomgo

Winding roads and sharp cliffs take you to Lake Tsomgo, which is approximately 38 Kms from Gangtok. The clear blue waters surrounded by snow-clad mountains presentsan ethereal beauty that leaves you spellbound. At an altitude of 3779 metres, Tsomgo, also known as Tsongmo and Changu Lake, blossoms with flowers during the spring season. During winters, it remains frozen with its nearby area covered in heavy snow. Yak and mule rides are offered at the lake site which is a major attraction for tourists. You can hire gumboots here during winters to explore the snow clad area. This attraction near Gangtok is open to both Indian and Foreign tourists. However, foreigners need to take a prior permit and must be in a group of two or more.

Historical Context: In ancient times, the Buddhist Monks used to study the colour of water at Tsongmo Lake to predict the future. A darker colour would indicate troublesome year ahead.

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  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
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