Rewalsar Lake or Tso Pema Lotus Lake is famous for its floating reed island and also a sacred place, this amazing natural jewel sits astride a mountain spur approximately 1,400m above sea level. A short climb. Those making it up will be rewarded with the legendary story of the Tantric lovers - Padmasambhava and Princess Mandarava of Mandi. On account of the actions of the King, who sought to keep the lovers apart, the lake was created when a pyre lit underneath the two becomes water. On witnessing the miracle, Vihardhara furnished the union with his blessings.
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