April to June: During this time of the year the aquamarine color of Changu Lake showcases the reflection of snowcapped mountains bounding this sacred lake. Visitors can also spot migratory birds like Brahimy Duck.
July to September: During this time of the year, the road leading towards Changu Lake becomes more prone to landslide due to unexpected heavy rainfall. The monsoon strikes the place heavily. It is recommended not to visit the lake during these months.
October to March: During this time of the year, the entire lake freezes, and the thick sheet of ice shimmers like precious jewels under the sunlight. Winter is also the best time to visit Changu Lake to partake in activities like yak riding and trekking while witnessing the panoramic view of the snow-capped Himalayan range.
Q. Is Tsomgo Lake Worth visiting?
The lake is truly worth visiting. The atmosphere, surroundings, and natural beauty everything of the lake captivate the travelers towards it.
Q. Is Tsomgo Lake open now?
Tsomgo Lake is open for tourists every day. However, it was closed due to the CoVid-19 Pandemic.
Q. Is a permit required to visit Tsomgo Lake?
The lake falls under a protected area and because of this, travelers are required to obtain an inner line permit. To get a permit, a voter id card and two passport size photos are required.
Q. How do you get to Tsomgo Lake?
Travelers can reach the lake quite easily from its capital town, Gangtok. To directly reach the lake from NJP or Bagdogra Airport, a rented car is a great option.
Q. Is Changu Lake and Tsomgo Lake same?
Yes, they are. It is a glacial lake in Sikkim approximately 40 km distance away from its capital town Gangtok.
Q. Can older people visit the Lake?
Older people those who have no any underlying health condition can surely visit the lake. However, those who have breathing difficulties should abstain from visiting it.