Menmecho Lake

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  • Address: Lake Menmecho, Sikkim 737131, Gangtok, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Time Required: 06:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Water Body, View Point, Family And Kids, Lake

Located 60 kilometres from Gangtok on the way to Jelepla Pass, Menmecho Lake is famous for Trout fishing and for its stunning, clear waters.

The lake is located at an altitude of 12,500 feet and many visitors love how the lake changes colours to reflect the sky. The surrounding Alpine trees that embrace the mountain slopes of the Himalayas add a charm to the lake while the lake itself is perfect to have a small picnic and take-in the beauty all round. 

Menmecho Lake Travel Tips

  • Carry bottled water and food with you.
  • Try to hire a Cab for the day or rent a bike/car.

Menmecho Lake Hours

  • It is recommended you visit the lake in April- May even though winters are loved for the view too. 

How to Reach Menmecho Lake

  • By hiring a Cab.
  • By renting a Bike/ Car.

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  • Menmecho Lake Address: Lake Menmecho, Sikkim 737131, Gangtok, India
  • Menmecho Lake Timing: 24-hrs
  • Best time to visit Menmecho Lake(preferred time): 08:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Menmecho Lake: 06:00 Hrs
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  • 1.51% of people who visit Gangtok include Menmecho Lake in their plan

  • 66.67% of people start their Menmecho Lake visit around 08 AM

  • People usually take around 6 Hrs to see Menmecho Lake

Monday, Wednesday and Thursday

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

People normally club together Deorali Orchid Sanctuary and Tsuk La Khang Monastery while planning their visit to Menmecho Lake.

People also prefer to start their day with Menmecho Lake.

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

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