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Burning Lake, Bumthang

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Enjoy a visit to the sacred site of Burning Lake, a calm, wider part of the narrow Tang Chu river stream. Buddhists revere the area, believing that Guru Rimpoche had hidden a religious treasure here, found in the 15th century by a Buddhist teacher. Brave the downhill hike to the water, where you can take in the spiritual atmosphere and scenic forest surroundings. Don't get too close to the ledge, as it is dangerous to fall in due to the river's strong rapids. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Burning Lake and many more Bumthang attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Bumthang visit planner.
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  • If you are heading east from Bumthang, stop at this site at the entrance to the Tang Valley. Your tour guide will tell you the story of Pema Lingpa - but aside from the spiritual significance, it's a....  more »
  • it is around 15 minutes walk from the nearest road point. It is a must visit site for a spiritual tour in Bhutan.  more »

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