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Burning Lake, Bumthang
(2.8/5 based on 90 reviews on the web)
Enjoy a visit to the sacred site of Burning Lake, a calm, wider part of the narrow Tang Chu river stream. Buddhists revere the area, believing that Guru Rimpoche had hidden a religious treasure here, found in the 15th century by a Buddhist teacher. Brave the downhill hike to the water, where you can take in the spiritual atmosphere and scenic forest surroundings. Don't get too close to the ledge, as it is dangerous to fall in due to the river's strong rapids. Put Burning Lake into our Bumthang vacation route planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Bumthang.
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  • This place has an interesting story behind it. So if you like knowing about local mythology, it's a must see However, it's simple a river with a decent view, so nothing that will blow you away 
  • It was nice walking to the Burning lake. Quiet, serene environment in a very remote area of Bhutan. Nice to visit. 
  • Nice little walk down to the river and "the Lake". Should see's pga. the narrative and significance that belongs to the site.
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