Monday, 13 February 2012

Gurudongmar Lake, Sikkim

Gurudongmar Lake or Gurudogmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, located at an altitude of 17,100 ft (5,210 m). It lies in the province of North SikkimIndia, only some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) south of Chinese border. For a visit to the lake, tourists need to secure a permit in advance from the Indian Army. Most tourists who make it to the lake show slight signs of altitude sickness.

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