Kueshong Trek - North Sikkim
There are a number of natural lakes in Sikkim, and many of them are considered to be the abode of local deities and protector spirits. According to one information, as many as 109 lakes are assigned to different protectors of the land. Kishong/Kueshong lake is one of them. The divine neighbours of this pristine lake are the Tholung Gompa, an eighteenth century monastery where the ancient relics of Guru Rimpoche is protected and Lama Angden, the meditative mountain. A trek to Kueshong provides you the opportunities to fall in love with Rhododendrons and numerous species of butterflies and birds. Be prepared to encounter hot springs and sacred caves.