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Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar Lake, at an altitude of over 18,000 ft, is located in North Sikkim District.

It is one of the sacred lakes of Sikkim, revered both by the Buddhists and the Hindus. The lake remains milky in color throughout and it is believed that Guru Padmasambhava had touched the lake while he visited Tibet from this area.

The lake is around 150 km from Gangtok.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: North Sikkim


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