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Tsongmo Lake, Gangtok

4.6
Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere and picturesque scenery of Tsongmo Lake, a sacred body of water nestled at 3,753 m (12,313 ft) in the Himalayan mountains. Take a drive up from Gangtok to the lake area, and admire the scenic surroundings along the way, or enjoy a ride around the lake on a colorfully decorated yak. In summer and fall, you’ll encounter colorful alpine flowers, such as rhododendrons and primulas, around the azure, oval lake, while in the winter you’ll find the lake frozen and the area covered in snow. To visit the lake, you’ll need to obtain a permit from the tourist information center. Take a look at our Gangtok trip builder site to schedule your visit to Tsongmo Lake and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • This place is an amazing place. Some how our kids were not very comfortable with the chilness !! So what I would recommend is on your way to tsomgo lake you can see ice piled up !! Let the kids enjoy....  more »
  • A must for everyone visiting gangtok. You must be ready for sub zero temperatures. A Yak ride is must. Super friendly people in the market, ensure to rent boots for the snow.  more »
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  • Rope way is assume. Must try
  • Heaven is the only word that justifies this place. Everyone go visit there once in your life. I bet this place will be even more beautiful during winters 😎
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