Gangtok to Changu or Tsomgo or Tsongmo lake to Gangtok taxi fare = Rs. 2,999 * [ Full Vehicle ]. For Sharing Click Here.

taxi service to visit tsomgo, tsongmo, changu lake

Changu Lake also known as Tsomgo Lake, is a glacial lake in the East Sikkim, some 38 kms from the capital Gangtok at an elevation of 12,313 ft. This lake remains frozen throughout the winter upto Mid April and Snowfall is also common in this area From Dec to May End. The Changu Lake is considered extremely sacred by the local Sikkimese people. The lake is almost one kilometer long, 50ft deep, oval in shape.

Best way to reach Changu or Tsomgo or Tsongmo lake is from Gangtok, sikkim. It is a full day trip. We provide taxi services from gangtok sikkim to Changu or Tsomgo lake via Mandakini waterfalls. We provide shared taxi at 599 and private taxi service from gangtok to visit tsomogo or tsomgo or changu lake at price starting at 2,999. We also create permit to visit tsomgo or changu lake.


Tour Itinerary


Full Day Tour: Gangtok to Changu or Tsomgo or Tsongmo lake to Gangtok.

Pick up from Gangtok hotel at around 8.00 am – 9.30 am [ after permit is created] and transfer to Changu or Tsomgo lake via Mandakini waterfall. You can go for Yak ride, Boating and Ropeway around Changu or Tsomgo lake [ if service is opened ]. We also cover Baba Harbhajan Singh mandir tour from Tsomgo lake at same price on same tour [if road is opened]. Return to Gangtok hotel by 4 pm. Evening free to visit Gangtok market at your own.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason Tsongmo Lake is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing.) We also provide taxi services from Zuluk, Rongli, Aritar, Kupup to visit Changu or Tsomgo Lake.


Places to visit nearby Changu or Tsomgo Lake

Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir : book taxi services from tsomgo or changu lake to Baba Harbhajan Singh lake at price starting at Rs. 2,999 *. You can also cover Tsomgo or changu lake and baba harbhajan singh mandir in a full day.

Nathula Pass : book taxi services from tsomgo or changu lake to Nathula pass at price starting at Rs. 2,999 *. You can also cover Nathula pass, Tsomgo or changu lake and baba harbhajan singh mandir in a full day.

Kupup Lake : book taxi services from tsomgo or changu lake to kupup lake at price starting at Rs. 1,199 *. You can also cover Tsomgo or changu lake and baba harbhajan singh mandir in a full day.

Gnathang Valley : book taxi services from tsomgo or changu lake to Gnathang valley at price starting at Rs. 2,999 *. You can also cover Kupup lake, Tsomgo or changu lake and baba harbhajan singh mandir in a full day.

Zuluk Silk Route : book taxi services from tsomgo or changu lake to zuluk silk route at price starting t Rs. 3,499 *. You can also cover Tsomgo or changu lake and baba harbhajan singh mandir, Kupup lake, Gnathang valley. Gangtok to Zuluk silk route is a 1 night and 2 days tour plan.


Permit and Entry Rules to visit Changu or Tsomgo Lake

Indian : Indian tourists visiting Changu or Tsomgo Lake require special permit to visit. This special permit are provided by Travel Agents in Sikkim, Goverment Authority. There are two checkpost through which you can visit Changu or Tsomgo Lake. They are either through Gangtok or Rongli. To create permit the visiter has to provide below documents:
Passport Size Photo : Two Passport Size photo for each members above 5 years.
ID with Address Proof : An ID with valid ID proof xerox copy is require to create permit. for each members above 5 years. (for eg. Voter ID, Passport, Driving License with Address part)
Foreigner : Foreigners are allowed to visit Changu or Tsomgo Lake with special permit. There should be atleast 2 foreigners to visit Tsomgo lake. This special permit are provided by Travel Agents in Sikkim, Goverment Authority. Foreigners can visit Changu lake via Gangtok only, route from Rongli Check post is strictly closed for Foreigners. Foreigner visiting Changu or Tsomgo lake from Gangtok need to produce following documents:
Passport & Visa: 4 copies of Passport and visa is required.
Inner Line Permit (ILP) : 4 copies of ILP is required also required. This ILP is created in sikkim border either in Rangpho or Melli before entering sikkim.
Photo : 4 copies of passport size photo is required.

Route to Changu or Tsomgo Lake

There are two routes to Reach Changu or Tsomgo lake:
1. Gangtok to Changu or Tsomgo lake via Mandakini waterfalls.
2. Rongli to Changu or Tsomgo lake via Zuluk valley, Gnathang valley, Kupup lake, Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir etc.


Distance

Gangtok to Changu or Tsomgo Lake : 38 kms.
Rongli to Changu or Tsomgo Lake via Zuluk: 75 kms.


Accomodation:

There is no provision of overnight accommodation and you must return to the Gangtok or proceed to Nathang valley, Zuluk by the evening.


Best time to Visit Changu or Tsomgo Lake

Best time to visit Tsomgo Lake is during the months of March, April, May, June, Sep, October, Nov, Dec.