Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling

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Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling - Address

Address: Near Pemayangtse Monastery, Pelling, India

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

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Khecheopalri Lake is located at a distance of just 24 Kms from Pemayangtse Monastery, in the north-west direction of Pelling. The lake is of ultimate tourist value as it is considered as a holy lake by both Buddhists as well as Hindus. Popularly known as the Wishing Lake or Sho Dzo Sho, it is considered to be the emanation of goddess Tara blessed by Guru Rempoche. The miraculous part of the lake is that the surface of it remains clean in spite of it being surrounded by the thick forest from where a lot of leaves keep on falling. Apart from the beauty that this lake is encircled with, it is visited by large number of pilgrims from different directions who come and make wishes all through the year. The area round this lake is easily accessible with good roads and makes the place enjoyable in a day out by car or trekking. In case you decide to stay here overnight, then there a few guest houses available nearby.

How To reach Khecheopalri Lake by Public Transport

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  • Lovely place with amid amazingly Serene surrounding...! The walk/ trek to the Holy Lake and Temple is also very exhilarating and relaxing, under the shade of lush Trees. The place is picture perfect for memories. You will never be disappointed in Sikkim with this kind of places...!

  • Loved the place. It's peaceful and feeding the fish is a real fun. Their are many fishes in here and do remember to buy biscuits packets or you will have nothing to feed the fish. Do place 4 - 5 stones one over the another and wish for something.

  • Just a lake nothing much to be seen. full of dozen dogs. clean place. you may skip if you are not nature enthusiast. you may carry some food for fishes and you would enjoy feeding them.

  • Nice quiet place. Need to walk a little to reach the lake area. There is a small trek to reach the viewpoint. Lake area has a temple. And lots of fishes can be seen near it. A good experience.

  • Awesome place to visit wonderful climate and view. I loved the clutter of fish and the feeding. Don't forget to buy fish food sold at the entry of the lake. It's really worth to buy some food for fish and see the joy of giving And the fish fight for food.

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