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A pearl in Old Silk route

If you are visiting old silk route,and you have planned to stay at Zuluk , Then you must see this... read more

Reviewed 28 May 2018
Utpal S
Elephant lake

Surreal.Snowfall and the lake looked like a fairytale.Spent few minutes there.Was in a hurry to go... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2018
echowa
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

If you are visiting old silk route,and you have planned to stay at Zuluk , Then you must see this Kupup Elephant lake as it is few Kms. from zuluk.At a great height (approx 13000ft) this is a heaven if there is sun,and blue sky.From...More

1  Thank Utpal S
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Surreal.Snowfall and the lake looked like a fairytale.Spent few minutes there.Was in a hurry to go back.Wish if we could go back there once again.Little bit of walking needed to reach the lake.

1  Thank echowa
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

If altitude of 14600 Ft does not scare you, this lake is a must see. Its clear water viewable from the top and one of the must sees in the Old Silk route

Thank Sourav B
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

This lake in the shape of a elephant in the and is situated above old baba mandir. Scenic beauty this is.

Thank PrasannaSugavanam
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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

The place is situated near old baba temple!!! During the winter the water starts freezing in this elephant shape lake as it's situated above 14k ft!!! It's a must for nature lovers who wants to give an enthralling view to their eyes!!!!

Thank BISON98
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Reviewed 20 August 2016

kupup is above old baba mandir. it is an excellent place. the lake is very beautiful. In winter, the lake is full of snow. Huge snow fall in December & January and the entire area covered with snow. Your eyes will be reflected in snow....More

1  Thank Samir R
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Reviewed 9 June 2016 via mobile

The lake is also called as Elephant lake and is literally in the shape of an elephant. We visited this on our way to Zuluk. Great view.

Thank apoorvas798
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

This lake comes once you cross the Kupup village checkpost while proceeding to the Old baba mandir situated on the Silk Route. Out travel driver told us that it's called The elephant lake. However, he could not justify how it resembled one. Sure gives you...More

1  Thank Pranjal D
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Reviewed 29 March 2016

This lake is at an altitude of around 13,900 feet above the sea level and its shape is like an elephant. Hence it is often referred to as the elephant lake. If you are moving fro Zuluk towards Gangtok, this lake will be visible after...More

1  Thank Sanjib G
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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

This lake is also known as the elephant lake. This is at the altitude of around 14,000ft and gets frozen during the winter months.This is one of the most beautiful lakes of east sikkim and falls on the way to the old baba mandir.Once you...More

Thank SuvranuChakraborty
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paribrajak989
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Response from Pranjal D | Reviewed this property |
Hi, Well the lake would be as it is there. But then you might miss the picturesque snow capped peaks in the backdrop with the sun shining bright over them. Suggest you to pick a sunny time to see it in it's full... More
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