Drive from Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake

Pronounced Changu, the lake is not worth the drive. But the view along the road up definitely is!
Driving up from Gangtok to Tsomgo Lake Magnificent Himalayan vallies Winding road ... ... along steep hillside ...
... with multiple hairpin curves Getting higher ... ... into the clouds A look back
A wash A waterfall (forget its name) Tsomgo Lake, at last Thanks
Yak for rent Stalls of curios for tourists of all nationalities Tsomgo Lake and road (where we were not allowed) to Nathula and China Across to the curio stalls
Curious red flowers Prayer flags Rhododendrons Swedish tourist
American tourist Indian tourist (The kid spoke better english than the guide) Color on the hillside More yaks
The road back down Around a bend Looking down into the vallies