Nako lake, a high altitude lake is situated in Spiti in HP. It is about 3,662 metres (12,014 ft) above sea level. The lake is surrounded by willow and poplar trees. There is a small and pretty village called Nako situated near the lake. Like other villages in Spiti, there is a Monastery in the center of the village which is dedicated to the local deities. In winters the lake converts into a sheet of ice.
The famous Tashigang monastery is situated nearby and is 4 hrs walk from Nako. Nako is a good place to stay if you wish to see this monastery and the places nearby. It is believed that Guru Padmasambhava meditated and gave a discourse to followers in this place. There is a waterfall nearby which has water falling like milk. Pilgrims come from as far a place as Ladakh, Spiti, and Kullu as well.