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Khecheopalri Lake

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#5 of 14 things to do in Pelling

Khecheopalri Lake is a sacred Lake for both Buddhists and Hindus located near Khecheopalri village at 34 kms from Pelling. The lake is an integral part of the much revered valley of "Demazong" and said to have been blessed by Guru Padmasambhava. The Khecheopalri Lake is also part of Buddhist religious pilgrimage circuit involving the Yuksom, the Dubdi Monastery in Yuksom, Pemayangtse Monastery, the Rabdentse ruins, the Sanga Choeling Monastery, and the Tashiding Monastery. An interesting feature of the lake is that leaves are not allowed to float on the lake, which is ensured by the birds which industriously pick them up as soon as they drop into the lake surface.

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Lake or Riverside (High Altitude Lake, Holy Lake or Holy River)

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Peaceful Scenic PlaceBy kakaanirban on 31th Jan 2020
5/5

The place is really scenic and peaceful. Try to come in the afternoon when you can sit beside the lake for long time and enjoy the nature. The lake water is absolutely clean, the ripples in the...

Sacred lake for localsBy musatpute on 26th Jan 2020
4/5

Kheachupalri, considered as sacred by locals and have to walk bare foot for 5-10 mtrs. Here you can feed the lake fish.

Serene place will make you forget this worldBy KarishmaSizzles on 15th Jan 2020
5/5

What a beautiful lake! Perfect with the backdrop of thick lush green forests. This place will give you the Switzerland feels. Perfect for taking photos. I loved this place the best in my entire...

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