Is there snowfall in changu Lake?
January to mid-March. During winters weather in Changu Lake goes down upto -20° c and the area is totally covered with snow and you can get the pleasure of trekking, Yak ride on snow along the coasts of the lake.
Which month is best to visit Tsomgo Lake?
Most people visit Tsomgo Lake in May, but there will be increasing possibility of rainfall during summer & monsoon. You can visit the same in March & April, as the orchids & rhododendrons start blooming in mid March till May as well as snow continues till mid April.
What is the climate in Sikkim now?
Most of the inhabited regions of Sikkim experience a temperate climate, with temperatures seldom exceeding 28 °C (82 °F) in summer. The average annual temperature for most of Sikkim is around 18 °C (64 °F).
Is there snow in Changu Lake in May?
May is the month when spring comes in and the lake’s surroundings bloom with rhododendrons, several species of primulas, blue and yellow poppies and irises adding more beauty to the lake. The lake is hemmed in by snow-covered mountains which become the source of water for the lake.
Can we go Changu Lake in December?
It is open for 5 days a week including Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and closed for two days- Monday & Tuesday. In December, due to very low temperature, there are chances that the road to Nathula may get blocked due to snowfall.
Is Changu Lake Open in January?
Yes as of now there are plenty of snows at Changu Lake.
Is permit required for Changu Lake?
Tsomgo (Changu) Lake and Baba Mandir permits are issued at the Police Check Post. For foreigners it is also issued by Sikkim Tourism & Civil Aviation Department. Nathula: Permit for Nathula Pass is issued only to Indians (foreigners are not allowed here).
Is there snowfall in Gangtok?
Snowfall in Gangtok is rare. However, places like Tsomgo Lake, Kupup Lake, Lachung, Lachen, Yumthang and Zero Point witness heavy snowfall during winters. Therefore, winter is the best time to go to Sikkim if someone wants to see snow. However, the cold is harsh during the winter season, so pack right.
Is there snow in Changu Lake in March?
Very Good place with full of snow during march End. If you are a snow lover best time is the march and first wk of April. After staring from the Gangtalk if you are visiting this time from approx. half of the Way you will get snow.
Is there snow in Changu lake in May?
Is there snow in Gangtok in January?
In January, Gangtok’s(5,840ft), Sikkim’s capital, mean temperature varies between 2°-11°C. Be prepared for clear, sunny days and cold nights. While heavy snowfall sometimes force border security to close Nathu La Pass in January, there have been instances where travellers were allowed to make the journey.