Landscapes - Bharath

Tsomgo Lake, East Sikkim, India

Tsomgo lake, also known as Changu lake is perched at approximately 12000 ft above sea level and located 40 km away from Gangtok, capital of Sikkim, on the way to Nathu La. This lake is created by the snow melted water from the mountains around the lake. According to a myth, the spiritual gurus of Sikkim used to study the color of the water of this lake to forecast the future of the state. This lake is considered sacred by the local people.

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