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Yes! Gurudongmar Lake is unlike any other lake. For those who have visited Pangong Tso like me... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Anurag77
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Thane, India
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The most Sacred and Enchanting lake ever

This place is the best ever place I have ever visited in my life it presents such a peaceful yet... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ShubhamS1832
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Yes! Gurudongmar Lake is unlike any other lake. For those who have visited Pangong Tso like me, Gurudongmar Lake did not fail to impress me with its magnificence. The proverb - "difficult journeys lead to beautiful destinations" stands absolutely true here. With practically no roads,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is the best ever place I have ever visited in my life it presents such a peaceful yet breathtaking experience. This place is around 5-6 hours away from the local village Lachen so the most appropriate time to leave would be around 5:30am...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful lakes i have seen so far. The lake is considered sacred and blessed and there is a belief that one portion of the lake never freezes, not even in winter. As we visited in June, the lake was...More

2  Thank Koel_Maj
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the place while our Sikkim tour package . We have to stay in Latchen , as we have to start early morning before 6.00 AM. From this Latchen to Gurudongmar Lake nearly 4 hrs journey . On the way we can watch so...More

3  Thank bujjamey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The view at the Gurudongmar lake was exhilarating!. The last few kilometers to Gurudongmar provides a breathtaking view of the nature covering mountains rivers and valleys. The roads to Lachen and from Lachen further up were bad and least motor-able but the end result was...More

2  Thank govilprashant
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Though the journey was rough. The roads are still in a very bad condition in this part of Sikkim, but once you reach the Lake the pain of the journey can easily be forgotten. The temperature is around 0 degrees to minus at times and...More

1  Thank sugard20
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

People call it a fantastic tourist destination. I call it a dream. An unexplainable metaphor!! U have to be courageous enough to reach there as it's high on altitude, treacherous roads, extreme weather at times. Several times in a year it's closed due to heavy...More

1  Thank Somok S
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

A must visit place to North Sikkim, 6 hours road distance from Gangtok city. A place like heave, but the deadliest place to stay!! In month of May, 2018 we four sisters visited the place and it was chilled like -5 degree temperature at 10...More

1  Thank subhasreej2
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

When you see the view you are just speechless,this place is located at an altitude of 17,800 ft that's really high the best time to visit here Is early in the morning because later it will be hard to breathe

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Gurudongmar Lake, located at an altitude of 17,800ft, it is one of the highest lakes in the world. The 3 hour long breathtaking journey from Lachen was beyond our imagination. As we kept driving to higher altitude, the temperature kept going down, with bright sun...More

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VaruniH1
19 September 2018|
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Response from Koel_Maj | Reviewed this property |
gurudongmar lake is above 18000 feet.Considering the bad road condition,the duration of the journey and the altitude,it will not be comfortable for a 3 year old kid.
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Subashini R
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Response from ShubhamS1832 | Reviewed this property |
The only suitable time to visit is from April to June mid
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