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Gurudongmar Lake

It is considered as one of the sacred lakes of the State both by the Buddhists and the Hindus. It is situated at an elevation of 17,100 feet (5148 meters), The Lake remains milky in color throughout the year and it is believed that Guru Padmasambhava blessed it while returning from Tibet. A portion of lake does not freeze even in extreme winter. It is the largest perhaps the highest lake in Sikkim, India. The very appearance of serene waters of the lake brings a sense of relief to the beholder and it is one of the most mesmerizing Lake in Sikkim.

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Place of Interest / Things to do
Tarum Hot Springs

The Tarum Hot springs are near the village of Shapten. Crossing the Lachen chu bridge there is trek of more than couple of hours to reach the hot springs. The uniqueness of this hot spring unlike the others in Sikkim is that there are two ponds upper one with a lower temperature known as the female pond while the lower one has higher temperature and is known as male spring. Tradition has it that one must take a dip in the female pond and then only go to the male pond.

Angora Farm

Angora Farm – The Angora Rabbit Farm at Rabom also produces warm nice looking caps and other products from Angora wool. One can also stop over at Rabom Angora Rabit Farm to carry back home a memorial souvenir or just have a look around to see how the wool is sheared and processed.

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