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Heaven in Hills

The high altitude lake is located 190 kilometres from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Samir S
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Mumbai Suburban District, India
One of the most peaceful places: a lake and the majestic snow capped mountains

One of the lakes which is at an altitude of 17,500ft. At this height where you only get road... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AnilaSurin
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Ranchi, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The high altitude lake is located 190 kilometres from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim, and about 5 kilometres south of the Tibetan (Chinese) border, in the district of North Sikkim. The lake can be reached by road from Lachen via Thangu. The road from...More

Thank Samir S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the lakes which is at an altitude of 17,500ft. At this height where you only get road, rocks, mountains, and snow, this is a lake all surrounded by the mountains. One of the most beautiful views I've seen here. Few points to note:...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have started from our hotel with three families each having 2 childrens early morning from our hotel at Lachen around 5 am as we have been told that we will reach there around 11 am !!! From some 15-20 Kms before reaching Lake ,my...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gurudongmar Lake is the excellent tourist destination for only selected number of people, who really like going to serene places and willing to take any pains for it. While most places are crowded and commercialized, here is one place on earth that is the place...More

2  Thank Pushpendra K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The trip here can be grueling and often takes a toll on the body because of the high altitude. However, it is one of the most beautiful sights I've ever seen. When I went (early May), part of the lake was still frozen and it...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place on the month of june. The road to this place was a little risky to travel and by reaching there the amount of oxygen was very low, It was hard to breath but we maintained the oxygen level by drinking hot...More

1  Thank Sabah M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There have been lots of stuff written on internet for this place. I just add my piece . Place is undoubtedly nice , breathtaking. Only thing which you should keep in mind is time. I visited this place during mansoon. It was a bit risky...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is definitely a place to visit for everyone traveling to sikkim. The best time to visit is from mar to sep else it becomes really chilling. From gangtok you get a complete package tour that covers lachun, lachen, yumthang and gurudongmar. Get hold of...More

1  Thank Krishnendu G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gurudongmar is heavenly scenic place of India.you will experience pleasure once see gurudongmar lake. You need to complete visit before 12-1 pm to manage with less oxygen level here.

1  Thank sunil540
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was visited gurudongma lake on 1st of June 2018. We were coming from Gangtok and stayed at Lachen for 1night. Next day morning you have to go for gurudongma. There were several rumor against this place , one is young children less than 5years...More

3  Thank Ranadastidar
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Soumya S
4 July 2018|
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Response from Samir S | Reviewed this property |
Just check Nov Whether. Snow on road make it slippery . chance of skidding is always there. Siliguri to Gangtok , 3 hours drive by bike , 4/5 hours by car. One can expect little traffic congestion in this route. From Gangtok... More
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sourav309
21 June 2018|
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Response from RAJENDRA884 | Reviewed this property |
You can do Lachung-Yumthang-Zero Point and come back to stay at Lachen. Next morning visit Gurdongmar Lake and come back to stay at Gurudwara Chungthang, they have good rooms.
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Jashan S
14 June 2018|
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Response from Samir S | Reviewed this property |
Yes till Jun end it is OK. Gangtok to Lachen and Lachen to Gurudongmar ...mesmerizing beauty . But road condition is bad and in case there is heavy rains land slide occurs. I had been there in this Jun 2018 . I did face... More
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