Khecheopalri Lake

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  • Address: Khecheopalri Lake, Sikkim 737113, Gangtok, India
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  • Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 01:30 Hrs
  • Tags: Family And Kids, Lake, Nature

Khecheopalri Lake - Review

About 2 hours from Gangtok you will find this lovely, secluded spot called the Khecheopalri Lake. It is a sacred place and both Hindus and Buddhists have deemed it so. It is believed that the place can grant your wishes.

Well, even if doesn’t its setting is stunning and it is a place well worth visiting in this region. The area around it has been turned into a Natural Reserve due to the stunning variety of animals, birds and plants found here.  In summer, flowers and tall grass surround the area leading up to it making it quite picturesque.

A perfect place to enjoy the beauty of nature, this place is a part of the pilgrimage sites in the area. It is now also slowly becoming a very important site for ecotourism as well.

Khecheopalri Lake Information

  • It takes about an hour and a half to get there.
  • The roads can be a bit bumpy.

Khecheopalri Lake Hours

  • The lake is open from dawn to dusk.

How To reach Khecheopalri Lake by Public Transport

  • Do check for Public Transport options when you reach. Most tourists prefer to hire a car which is a lot more convenient in this hilly region.

Restaurants Near Khecheopalri Lake

  • Adonai Restaurant
  • Revolver
  • Guptaji’s Hotel

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TripHobo Highlights for Khecheopalri Lake

  • Khecheopalri Lake Address: Khecheopalri Lake, Sikkim 737113, Gangtok, India
  • Khecheopalri Lake Timing: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Khecheopalri Lake Price: 10 INR
  • Best time to visit Khecheopalri Lake(preferred time): 08:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Khecheopalri Lake: 01:30 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Khecheopalri Lake

  • 59.53% of people who visit Gangtok include Khecheopalri Lake in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Khecheopalri Lake visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr 30 Minutes to see Khecheopalri Lake

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Khecheopalri Lake

People normally club together Rumtek Monastery and Ropeway Ride while planning their visit to Khecheopalri Lake.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Khecheopalri Lake, Gangtok Reviews

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  • Just in love with everything of this place ...The spectacular view of a holy lake situated in the middle of the mountains... SUPERB tracking Experience (For me this was the best as I wanted a workout and it was offering me the best) ...So adorable Dogs and cats at the entrance of the lake ...And the peace which you get at the Monastery is UNEXPRESSIBLE ...A must VISIT PLACE for every tourist in Sikkim..

  • Awesome place. Lots of fishes. Carry some biscuits with u to feed them.

  • EXCELLENT SCENIC BEAUTY. BEAUTIFULL LAKE SURROUNDED BY MOUNTAIS. THE ENTRANCES TO THE LAKE HAS TALL TREES ON BOTH SIDES. AT THE EDGE OF THE LAKE YOU WILL FIND A LOT OF FISH.

  • This is very beautiful place see water fall. Natures beauty is unbelievable.

  • Must visit this place if you are in pelling, west Sikkim. Best view from top of the mountain. It is a holy lake and people believes that all the wishes full fills when they visit to this place. You will finds big big fishes. One of best lake for photography. It is little far (around 1 km) from car parking area. I would love to visit this holy lake again.

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