Lakes in Sikkim

Lakes in Sikkim

Top Lakes in Sikkim recommended by travellers



  • Type: Lake
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Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
Rank 6
Ranked 6 of 129
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Average Rating
6.1 / 7 1
453 Ratings & 347 Reviews
Tsomgo Lake is located 35 km away from the city on the Gangtok-Nathula highway. This highway is also a part of the old route that links India and China. Worshipped by Sikkimese, this holy lake is approximately 20 km away from the Nathula Pass, while located at a distance of... Read More »
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Gurudongmar Lake, Gurudongmar
Rank 22
Ranked 22 of 129
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Average Rating
6.7 / 7 1
27 Ratings & 22 Reviews
Gurudongmar Lake is the biggest and one of the highest lakes in Sikkim. The lake is situated at a height of 17,100 ft and rests on the northern part of the Kanchenjungha Range. The name of the lake was adopted from the name of Guru Dongmar.   From November to... Read More »
"Unbelievably Beautiful !!!"Apr 10, 2016 "A pristine beauty"Apr 1, 2016
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Khecheopalri Lake, Pemayangtse
Rank 27
Ranked 27 of 129
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6.3 / 7 1
2 Ratings & 1 Review
Khecheopalri is a sacred Lake, which is also known as the wish fulfilling lake. The lake is located at a distance of 24 km from Pemayangtse in Sikkim. The lake is situated in the middle of the forest and is considered as a holy lake, both by the Buddhists and the Hindus in... Read More »
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Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling
Rank 35
Ranked 35 of 129
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Average Rating
6.0 / 7 1
34 Ratings & 28 Reviews
Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred lake, located in the north-west direction of Pelling town. This lake is known by many names like the Wishing Lake, Kha-Chot-Palri and Sho Dzo Sho, which means Oh Lady, Sit Here. Considered holy by Buddhists as well as Hindus, this lake is thronged... Read More »
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Khecheopalri Lake, Yuksam
Rank 57
Ranked 57 of 129
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Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred lake for both Buddhists and Hindus. Located near the Khecheopalri village, this lake is an integral part of the valley of Demazong. It is also part of the Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit, which includes Yuksom, the Dubdi Monastery in Yuksam,... Read More »
Lampokhari Lake, Aritar
Rank 96
Ranked 96 of 129
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5.0 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Lampokhari Lake is popularly known as the Aritar Lake among natives. It is counted among the oldest natural lakes of Sikkim. Located at a height of around 1,400 m, this lake is in the shape of human foot. Surrounded by dense forests, tourists can enjoy the beautiful view... Read More »
"Major attraction"Nov 27, 2015
  • Type: Lake
Tso Lhamu Lake, Chopta Valley
Rank 126
Ranked 126 of 129
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The Tso Lhamu Lake is another popular lake in the Chopta-Valley. This lake is situated near the plateaus that venture into Sikkim, at a distance of 192 km from Gangtok. They lie at an altitude of 18000 ft and form the groundwork of River Teesta. Its surroundings comprise... Read More »
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Phushrey Lake, Aritar
Rank 127
Ranked 127 of 129
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Average Rating
4.5 / 7 1
1 Rating & 1 Review
Phushrey Lake is situated a few kilometres from Aritar, amidst the forests. There is an old log, reflecting its beautiful image in the water of the lake. Tourists can also spot red panda and peasant, various species of butterflies and wild orchids around the lake. Read More »
"The natural lake"Nov 27, 2015
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Kalpokhari Lake, Zuluk
Rank 136
Ranked 136 of 129
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Average Rating
5.5 / 7 1
3 Ratings & 3 Reviews
Kalpokhari Lake, which is located close to Adi Baba Mandir, is one of the well known attractions of Zuluk. Various wild ducks can be spotted swimming in this lake. In the winter season, water of the lake becomes frozen. Read More »