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Khecheopalri Lake, Pelling

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Have a picnic by Khecheopalri Lake, a peaceful body of water considered sacred by locals. Situated near the town of Pelling, the lake has a religious significance, and also lies at the center of many folk legends. Take a relaxing walk and explore the lush green surroundings, feed the many fish that reside in the lake, or enjoy the view of the calm blue water surrounded by forest. To visit Khecheopalri Lake on your holiday in Pelling, and find out what else Pelling has to offer, use our Pelling road trip website .
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  • The view was not great. The place was a bit crowded. There is no place to get a good photo of the lake (unless you want to climb a bit uphill).  more »
  • Supposedly shaped like a foot. The birds apparently don't let a single leaf float on this lake. The foot bridge with the prayer wheels is a great sight to behold.  more »
  • This lake is like a hidden mystery in the middle of mountains. Wanted to spend a day there , reading a book peacefully but alas there is no such facility here - Good though , as tourists would else sp...  more »

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Where to stay in Pelling

An established tourist destination, Pelling has plenty of places to stay. A number of hotels lie along the main road that heads across the ridges of the hill station, many offering rooms with extensive views of the nearby mountains. Homestays and guesthouses offer a good way of meeting the local population and enjoying some Sikkimese hospitality, while sprawling resorts dot the outskirts of town in privileged positions overlooking the peaks and valleys.
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