Rangpo Tourism & Travel Guide

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Gurudongmar Lake

Gurudongmar Lake, also noted as Gurudogmar Lake, the lake is named after Guru Padmasambhava, otherwise called Guru Rinpoche, originator of Tibetan Buddhism who went to the lake in the eighth century. It is one of the most noteworthy lakes on the planet, situated at a height of 17,800 ft in the Indian state of Sikkim. The lake can be reached by street from Lachen via Thangu. As indicated by a legend, when Padmasambhava went to the lake he saw a favorable phenomenon in the lake and after that he thought of it as a decent augury to enter the territory of Sikkim, then known as Demojong. It is currently said that the lake provides a shelter to any pregnant lady offering prayers to God at the lake. The lake looks small at the spot where devotees offer love, yet the bigger piece of the lake is not visible because of uneven geography impeding the complete perspective at this area.
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About Rangpo

The town borders West Bengal and is the first town in Sikkim on NH 10, that links Siliguri to Gangtok. When the wild and beautiful Teesta river starts flowing along, you know it's Rangpo. Halt. Step out of your vehicle. Breath deep and smell the growing chills. Sip some tea. Let the beauty sink in. Here, you are ready for the upcoming amplified beauty!
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