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Heaven on earth

This place should be on top of your bucket list. Pure blissful, calm and quite. The journey to the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Bengaluru, India
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This mesmerizing high altitude lake is the place you want to be irrespective of season. The lake... read more

Reviewed January 9, 2019
Neel C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place should be on top of your bucket list. Pure blissful, calm and quite. The journey to the lake was mesmerizing as well. Tip: Don’t skip your breakfast as it will help you to acclimatize in high altitude. Start early as it tends to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed January 9, 2019 via mobile

This mesmerizing high altitude lake is the place you want to be irrespective of season. The lake emits an unavoidable holy aura and spending 10 minutes there will rejuvenate you in ways you will feel after you come back home. Must Visit Place.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

It is one of the highest lake in Asia or world..situated adjacent to the himalyan glacier. The lake is situated at a high altitude and one needs oxygen masks ( u can buy it from Amazon) after the last check post of Army where the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

Its -10 when we have visited. Extremely cold wind and chilling weather. Recommend to carry adequate medicines and Asthalin. Its a high altitude area keep calm and dont get exited avoid jumping and running.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 13, 2018

This deserves to be rated amongst the top places to visit in North East. This spectacular lake is located almost near to China border, passing through various deployments of Indian Army units. After a tiresome 3.5 hrs journey from Lachen, when the sightings of the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

This place is absolutely mesmerising and a must visit if going North Sikkim. Lake is absolute beauty. You might suffer mild nausea due to high altitude.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Mahak L
Reviewed December 12, 2018

This lake is at more than 17000 feet above sea level. A very beautiful scenic place with mountain and lake view. We had visited in December 2018 and the lake was half frozen. Light snow on the mountains crystal clear water looks like heaven on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 6, 2018 via mobile

Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations correctly suits this majestic lake in the north Sikkim. We were completely spell bound by the beauty of the lake and it's surroundings. Lack of oxygen creates lack of vegetation which makes a completely different terrain on the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the highest lakes of the world at around 18000 ft. That makes it less inhabited and hence very pretty with zero pollution. Its nature at its best. Very calm atmosphere and clear blue lake amidst the snow clad mountains. You have...More

Date of experience: October 2018
4  Thank ekta s
Reviewed November 21, 2018

We visited in October during which time the winter chill was setting in. The Lake is situated at a height of 18000 feet. To reach the lake, you have to stay the night at Lachen, which is about 4-5 hours drive from Gangtok. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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February 8, 2019|
Response from Koel_Maj | Reviewed this property |
Yes March will be a good time to visit gurudongmar.The height is above 18k feet,so temperature is quite extreme through out the year and the place is very windy.So make sure you are covered properly with jackets and woolen... More
January 30, 2019|
Response from Samir S | Reviewed this property |
Harsh climate will be.in February . Roads may be snow covered . Army may not allow to travel till the lake. So better to avoid this time. If vehicle is stuck and climate is harsh , you will face difficulties.