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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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  • August 17, 2017
    Its a small lake and about 10 mins walk in the woods. Has a few temples nearby. Only attraction for kids is the fish in the lake that you can feed and watch.  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    This is a holy lake for Buddhists and grants wishes. Lake is very clean with lot of fishes (as fishing is prohibited) but the ramp overlooking the lake is rickety, narrow and damp. It could be made be...  more »
  • July 24, 2017
    Must visit in Pelling,it is a holy lake for hindus and buddhists,really peaceful and beautiful place in the nature.  more »

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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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