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Tsongmo Lake, Gangtok

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Must see · Biking Trail · Water Body
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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  • Beautiful lake amidst the snowclad mountains . One can go up a part of the mountaion on a yak ride. There is also a ropeway to go to the top  more »
  • Excellent .. suggestions for traveller's avail the ropeway.....and spent time at the get the areal veiw of tsamogo lake...and lots of ice and proper place to enjoy the ice  more »
  • It is full covered with ice and it seems to be like mirror
  • If you are in Sikkim, you must visit the place

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