Changu ,East Sikkim In North East India

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Tsomgo Lake (Changu)

Tsomgo Lake, otherwise called Changu Lake is a cold lake in Sikkim and situated at an elevation of 12,310 feet. The name Tsomgo signifies 'Wellspring of water'. It's found 35kms from Gangtok town and on the precarious course known as Jawaharlal Nehru Street which drives the distance to Nathula Pass. This is one of only a handful few and wonderful high height lakes in India. The lake turns out to be doubly appealing with the impressions of the encompassing slopes on the water. From Gangtok which is at 5410 ft, the height ascends to around 10,000 ft in only 15kms. You can envision how soak the angle would be on this extend of the street. Before 1962, this was a piece of the old exchange course amongst India and China. Donkeys used to convey stacks along this course. A few sections of the course underneath Karponang (which is 15kms far from Gangtok) used to be extremely tricky and unsafe.


This oval-formed dark blue lake is a treat to the eye from a separation. You would get the best all encompassing perspective of the lake subsequent to intersection it while in transit to New Baba Mandir. Amid winters the lake stays wrapped in ice, alongside its encompassing district. The display is genuinely amazing. The lake stays solidified up to April. In late spring, the lake is encompassed with wild blooms, which make a mob of hues. The rhododendrons, blue and yellow poppies, different types of primulas, irises make a stunning impact. The voyage to Changu Lake from Gangtok is additionally very captivating, where you can see various waterfalls on the way.

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