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Address: Nako Village, Kinnaur Distt | Reckong Peo, 172114, India
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Nako Lake is one of the popular tourist attractions in the Kinnaur distt of...

Nako Lake is one of the popular tourist attractions in the Kinnaur distt of Himacha Pradesh. This lake is situated at an altitude of about 3500mtrs or 11,500feet above MSL.

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A LAKE IN BEAUTIFUL HIMALAYAN VILLAGE

This small lake is in Trans Himalayan village NAKO in Kinnaur ,HIMACHAL PRADESH, near Indo - china border at an elevation of 3662 meters above MSL,Situated 7 kms from NH 22... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 October 2015
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Lucknow, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The divine beauty of the nature here is awesome. One of the beautiful spots of the world. Scenic beauty mesmerising. Loved it. May to June and October best times.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

This is a small lake situated at the height of 11152 ft . The roads to reach the lake and the scenario are almost breathtaking and mesmerizing .. U ll love the way mountains change their colors . There is nothing special at the lake but u must visit the place as u cannot afford to miss the beauty of... More 

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

The access to the lake is a bit of an issue but if you reach there you will find amazing landscape and most beautiful snowcapped mountain ranges surrounding the lake though faraway distances don't forget to carry your SLR.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

It is a refreshing place surrounded by apple orchids. Make sure you explore nearby areas/mountains as well.

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Kolkata, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016

Nako Lake is a high altitude lake in the Pooh sub-division of the Kinnaur district. It forms part of the boundary of Nako village and seems that the village is half buried in the lake's border. It is about 3,662 metres (12,014 ft) above sea level. The lake is surrounded by willow and poplar trees.

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Manipal, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

The very famous Nako village and Nako lake definitely worth visiting. Its definitely a place for peace seekers and adventure loving people. Ride to Nako stay there for atleast two days. So peaceful that I could experience being myself. The small village with many things to see. Just go for a small trek in mountains which makes you tiresome and... More 

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Lucknow, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015

This small lake is in Trans Himalayan village NAKO in Kinnaur ,HIMACHAL PRADESH, near Indo - china border at an elevation of 3662 meters above MSL,Situated 7 kms from NH 22 & appox 120kms from Recong Peo ,after negotiating most treacherous road of the world. A stopover for nature lovers xploring Lahaul ,Spiti, & Kinnaur.

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Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2015

Nako "lake" set in the Nako village is a bit of a misnomer...this was more of a Pond and certainly nothing like the lakes of ladakh or even Dhankar or chandratal. Given the difficult terrain and the paucity of time to see the monasteries and take in the scenic beauty of the drive from Tabo to Kaza I thought the... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2015

I visited Nako village and the famous Nako lake with my friends during my road trip in Himachal. We reached Nako in the evening after day long drive from Rakcham. we started to walk to lake after check-in in the hotel and freshen up. It was 8:30PM already and seems night fallen to full. We three friends try to find... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

We were lucky to stay in Kinner Camp and had an evening round a big campfire listening to the history of Nako. With that depth of understanding the place is far more interesting. The people are very friendly, but it is changing fast with new tourists. I have no idea what it will be like in a few years, hopefully... More 

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