The Lampokhari Lake is located near Rhenock and takes a three hours' drive from Gangtok. Those who wish to stay in peaceful environs for a night or two have the option to stay at the trekkers' huts or the lodges provided near the lake. One can also pay a visit to the nearby Lingsay Monastery and the Mankhim Temple.
The Lampokhari Lake is one of the oldest natural lakes in Sikkim. It is located at an altitude of 4600ft above sea level. The lake was recently renovated to provide boating facilities for tourists. The Lampokhari Lake is also called as the Aritar Lake among the natives of Sikkim. This is in fact the only lake that provides paddle boating facilities in Sikkim.