We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
A visual treat for nature lovers

Clear skies, clear water, chilling breeze and an amazing view. Loved this place. The roads are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sightsee823978
via mobile
Stunning lake....highlight of sikkim

visited in october 2018. weather will be rainy in sikkim and road will be extremly dangerous due to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
allhad m
via mobile
Read all 456 reviews
990
All photos (990)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent89%
  • Very good8%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“north sikkim”(57 reviews)
“high altitude”(60 reviews)
“heaven on earth”(32 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Contact
India
Top Selling Tours & Activities in and around Sikkim
from US$ 430.00
More Info
from US$ 35.00
More Info
Reviews (456)
Filter reviews
456 results
Traveller rating
407
37
10
2
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
407
37
10
2
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews north sikkim high altitude heaven on earth check post indian army above sea level breathing problems oxygen levels visit this place snow capped mountains altitude sickness bad road early morning chinese border guru nanak start early lifetime experience
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 456 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Clear skies, clear water, chilling breeze and an amazing view. Loved this place. The roads are pretty rough with sharp turns and steep climb. People experience dizziness at high alt of 17800ft at Gurudongmar lake. Not advisable for small kids.

Thank Sightsee823978
Reviewed 1 week ago

Rough roads lead you to a beautiful lake surrounded by Snow Capped peaks. A wonderful sight all around. One can view from above or can go down to the lake and touch the water. Extremely cold with icy winds (Visited in October 1st week, 2018)....More

Thank nbansal02
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

visited in october 2018. weather will be rainy in sikkim and road will be extremly dangerous due to land slides. But every pain and fear disappear once you see this lake. road upgo lachen is through the dense mountain and expect rain if travel in...More

2  Thank allhad m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Must go. Went there in month of Sept End.But if you are travelling with senior citizen they may not allow to go beyong check post.we stayed there for 30 mins.

1  Thank Sucheta04
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Early morning trip from Lachen. The road has rough patches but it was a marvellous journey. On reaching gurudongmar lake you will not believe your eyes. Altitude about 18000 ft. Oxygen level is low so don't jump around. But you will never forget this view...More

Thank deepakk194
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited Gurudongmar Lake on Oct 1, 2018 and must say it is one of the most wonderful place I have ever seen. The journey, the lake and the surroundings are absolutely serene and pristine.... One has to leave early in the morning from Lachen...More

3  Thank Sourabh G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Yes! Gurudongmar Lake is unlike any other lake. For those who have visited Pangong Tso like me, Gurudongmar Lake did not fail to impress me with its magnificence. The proverb - "difficult journeys lead to beautiful destinations" stands absolutely true here. With practically no roads,...More

4  Thank Footloose-im
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is the best ever place I have ever visited in my life it presents such a peaceful yet breathtaking experience. This place is around 5-6 hours away from the local village Lachen so the most appropriate time to leave would be around 5:30am...More

Thank ShubhamS1832
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful lakes i have seen so far. The lake is considered sacred and blessed and there is a belief that one portion of the lake never freezes, not even in winter. As we visited in June, the lake was...More

3  Thank Koel_Maj
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We visited the place while our Sikkim tour package . We have to stay in Latchen , as we have to start early morning before 6.00 AM. From this Latchen to Gurudongmar Lake nearly 4 hrs journey . On the way we can watch so...More

3  Thank bujjamey
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 192 nearby hotels
Tenzing Retreat
77 reviews
23.13 km away
Yarlam
302 reviews
35.78 km away
Delight Royal Lachung
113 reviews
36.58 km away
Modern Residency
91 reviews
36.67 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 166 nearby restaurants
Cafe Live & Loud
329 reviews
77.11 km away
Roll House
474 reviews
77.12 km away
Pub 25
95 reviews
77.13 km away
The Dragon Wok
43 reviews
77.09 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 164 nearby attractions
Yume Samdong (Zero Point)
561 reviews
10.32 km away
Kanchenjunga
12 reviews
64.92 km away
Nathula Pass
1,712 reviews
71.41 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Kavita D
1 October 2018|
Answer
Response from ShubhamS1832 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest you not to as the journey is too long and hectic so would be a little difficult for the kids and the place is at a very high altitude so they may feel breathless.
0
Votes
OorSuttal2015
28 September 2018|
Answer
Response from Samir S | Reviewed this property |
March April is good time to visit north Sikkim . However foreign national are restricted to visit Gurudongmar . Yumthang you can visit .Tsomgo lake yes you can visit . You need to have prior permission to visit sikkim... More
0
Votes