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Address: Lachen, Sikkim, India
Phone Number: 9434319829
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Heaven on Earth

We visited this place in the month of April.Its a holy lake,spectacular scenery. At that time the entire lake was frozen. Must visit place with proper protections.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We visited this place in the month of April.Its a holy lake,spectacular scenery. At that time the entire lake was frozen. Must visit place with proper protections.

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Kanpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We went there in the month of December and it was an amazing experience with friends.. The place enchanted you and the entire drive was so thrilling and the experience unforgettable.. This place makes you feel as if you are not in India rather some exotic foreign location.. Must do if one is visited Gangtok in Sikkim.

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Indore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Lachen is very beautiful place in Sikkim, which is less explored. It is a pristine lake, covered with snow which makes this sight a great deal of beauty and peace. We left from Lachen at around 3 in the morning and it took us approx 2.5 hours to reach. This place is controlled by Indian Army, so a special permit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

I managed to tick this off my bucket list. Amazing place. Makes you feel close to heaven. You do tend to feel a lil breatlessness but its all worth it. The lake has some powers ..it instantly makes you feel close to god. Peaceful..calm...and serene. My highlight of the sikkim tour. Dont miss it !!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

1.INTRODUCTION a). Located at 17000+ feet this is simply amazing b). Certain portion of lake never freezes and there is a belief behind it...Google it 2.HOW TO REACH a).Hire a good quality vehicle preferably innova or xylo as road conditions are not very good b).You have to reach lachen for a night halt via mangan and chungthang b). Start early... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Lot of people say Switzerland is awesome, i say they haven't seen this place. at height of 16000 feet not a place for children but to enjoy the view is just place to be. due to height very difficult to stay there for more then an hour. travelling for 4 hour in bumpy roads will kill you but after reaching... More 

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KOLKATA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

One may avail 2 Nights 3 Days package from Gangtok,to visit Gurudongmar. Ist Day Gangtok to Lachhen 2nd Day Lachen to Lachung via Gurudongmar 3rd Day Lachung to Yungtham & Zero point & back to Gangtok. But the main attraction of the package is no doubt is Gurudongmar Lake,really it is beyond imagination. It is a fascinating journey from Lachen... More 

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MP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I visited this place in 2012, and after that my travel itinerary has covered many destination, but nothing can beat the experience of watching reflection of snow clad mountain on gurudongmar Lake. You will not only enjoy the destination but journey to the destination is also amazing. top recommended destination if you are in sikkim. Other advice will be save... More 

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

From Lachen we took around 3 to 4 hours to reach there. Its a fantastic drive. Its one of the most beautiful places, so its a must see if you are visiting. Does 1. Start early, as early as possible from Lachen. 5:30 AM is late. Start by 5 AM or early. 2. Carry dry fruits/biscuits - there is nothing... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Gurudongmar lake is one of the highest lakes in the world at 17,800 ft. from sea-level. It's situated in North Sikkim near to the India-China border. We visited end-April and the whole lake was frozen.... a really spectacular site. And there are mighty Himalayan mountains on back-side, which makes this amazingly pretty lake. Journey to the lake is quite long... More 

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Address: Lachen, Sikkim, India
Phone Number: 9434319829
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Sikkim

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