Tsomgo Lake – Sacred and Beautiful side of East Sikkim!

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While on our trip to Sikkim, the best memories I have had about something are Pelling and visiting Tsomgo Lake. We were in Sikkim in March 2017 and being a shoulder season, I did not expect much. However, during our stay in Gangtok, we made a quick plan to visit the Nathula Pass circuit. Though we did not get a chance to go to Nathula Pass, the same route covers some amazing destinations like Baba Harbhajan Singh Temple, Tsomgo Lake and a couple of waterfalls.

Tsomgo Lake, Changu Lake, Snow Clad Mountains and Lake, Sikkim

Tsomgo Lake, Changu Lake from top, Sikkim
Tsomgo Lake, Changu Lake from top, Sikkim

A winding, rugged, road with hairpin bands will take you to the Tsomgo Lake. Also known as, Changu lake, Tsomgo Lake is a glacial lake located at the altitude of 12,400 feet in the eastern Sikkim. Tsomgo means ‘the source of water’ in Bhutia language. It is around 40 km from Gangtok and the drive is full of…

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