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Aritar Lake - his 1120 feet long and 240 feet wide boot-shaped lake is one of the oldest natural lakes in Sikkim. A pathway has been recently constructed all around the lake for the tourists. You can also do boating in the Lampokhari lake. Located at an altitude of 4600 feet, Lampokhri lake also known as Aritar Lake is surrounded by verdant green pine forests. Boating facilities is available here.

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Place of Interest / Things to do

Mankhim - Towering over the town of Aritar is the beautiful hilltop known as Mankhim. This location  offers a vantage point to take in some of the most breathtaking sights of the region. The hilltop looms large over the Lampokhri Lake. Mankhim also provides onlookers with a spectacular view of Mt. Khangchendzonga. 

Que Khola

Que Khola or Kuekhola Falls derives its name from 'Kue", which in Nepali language means potatoes and "khola" means small rivulet. Thus, during earlier times there was huge plantation of potatoes and locals use to wash potatoes under this fall, and thus, was it was named Kuekhola Falls. This waterfall is on the way to Zuluk from Aritar.

Aritar Gompa Monastery

Aritar Gompa Monastery is a sacred Buddhist pilgrim it is a small but one of the oldest monastery in East Sikkim offers wonderful view of the lush green mountains. Its traditional architecture, beautiful carved and painted murals and surroundings make the place a visiting spot for tourists in East Sikkim. The Monastery belongs to the Karma Kagyu lineage order of Tibetan Buddhism.

  • Near Co-Operative, Middle Sichey Gangtok, East Sikkim, India, 737101