Tsongmo LakeCurrently Open
- Address: Nathu La Pass, Gangtok, India
- Timings: 24-hrs Details
- Ticket Price: Free
- Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
- Tags: Safari, Family And Kids, Lake
Tsongmo Lake - Review
Also known as Changu Lake, the Tsongmo Lake is most definitely a must visit summer as well as winter site near Gangtok. About 2 hours from the city this serene glacial lake is a lovely retreat for the Sikkim tourist.
The lake has been extremely well-preserved by the authorities and is something of a matter of pride ofr the state. It is also a great Stop over while heading to Nathu la. It looks exceptionally stunning in winter but the roads do tend to be closed then so if you are going in the beginning of winter, it will be the best time to visit it.
You will also find Yaks and other fascinating animals on all the sides of the lake. You can get a Yak ride or dress up in the traditional attire to take pictures.
Tsongmo Lake Information
- Other than Kiosks you won’t find too many places to eat very close by. It is best to carry lunch if you plan to have a big meal.
- The drive might be slightly bumpy.
- Foreign visitors are not allowed without special permission.
- Best time to visit is March to May and October to December.
How To reach Tsongmo 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 Tsongmo Lake
- Parivar Restaurant
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Things to Know Before Visiting Tsongmo Lake
95% of people who visit Gangtok include Tsongmo Lake in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
68.56% of people start their Tsongmo Lake visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see Tsongmo Lake
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Tsongmo Lake
Tsongmo Lake Trips
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Tsongmo Lake, Gangtok Reviews
Serene place. Must visit for the calmness and beauty of the lake. Walk down the trail and enjoy the cable car ride
Had enjoy with snow falls. Best place for family trip and friendly trip Couple can also enjoy honemoon Excitement.. Yak ride available.. In one word, "incredible"
Awesome place to visit. One of the best places to visit if you are visiting Gangtok. Very peaceful and neat and clean water. Little issue with the oxygen levels. Can take rope car ride to the top where good view of Kanchenjunga ranges is possible if weather is clear.
It is a beautiful lake situated on the way to Nathula Pass, at an altitude of around 12000 feet from sea level. It has plenty of water inside that gets totally freeze during winters. It has beautiful valley surrounding the lake. People can also enjoy riding of Yak here.
I had been to this place in April 2014 and had the most beautiful experience ever. It is till date the best lake I have been to in India. The mountains were covered with snow and the frequent fog coming in and disappearing was quite an act and amazing. Drives can be a little difficult, but then you can’t expect a smooth NH in places with high altitudes as this. Definitely a must see place.