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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. Using our international travel planner, Pelling attractions like Khecheopalri Lake can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Must visit in Pelling,it is a holy lake for hindus and buddhists,really peaceful and beautiful place in the nature.  more »
  • About 30 Km from the city of Pelling lies this holy lake of Khecheopalri, sacred for both Buddhists and Hindus. It is where the His Holiness Padmasambahava was supposed to have taught yoginis. It is o...  more »
  • Must visit in Pelling. You can go there and feed the fish, make a wish by the river and pray at the small shiv Mandir there.  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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