Lachung is categorised as Remote Himalayas
Lachung Monastery (Photo Courtesy: Nichalp)
Reasons to Visit
- Lachung (8600 ft asl) is a small riverside village best visited in Summer.
- Lachung offers snow peak views, cool weather even in peak summer.
- From Lachung popular excursions are to Yumthang valley, a big plateau surrounded by beautiful snowpeaks.
- One can get snow in Lachung till March/April and in May one can see wild flowers / Rhododendrons.
- One can travel upto yumesamdong from Lachung where one can get snow even in summer.
- Lachung is typically visited with Lachen as a part of meal and transport inclusive package ex-Gangatok.
- Permit: Inner line Permit to be obtained in advance for visiting Lachung Roads from Gangtok to Lachun / Lachen are generally very rough.
- Remote Destinations offering exceptional Himalayan Views"Lachung (9000 ft asl) in North Sikkim is located in 128 kms (5 hours) from Gangtok. Areas around Lachung is most remote and is renowned for its exceptional Himalayan views. Lachung is visited alongwith Lachen. "
- Destinations in West Bengal Hills and Sikkim for the Holiday Traveller"Lachung (9000+ ft asl - 120 kms from Gangtok) is one of the remotest destinations in India and offers stunning Himalayan beauty. Stays however are simple and rustic. Lachung is preferred for a 1 or 2 night stay by travellers looking to experience beauty but do not care for comforts. "
- Nearest Airport -Gangtok (124 kms)
- Nearest Railway Station - Darjeeling (167 kms), Siliguri (185 kms)
- Lachung is an Ex-Siliguri Getaway
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- Gangtok with North Sikkim Short Break (5 Nights)
- Best of Darjeeling Sikkim with Lachung (9 Nights)
- Best of Darjeeling Sikkim with North Sikkim (10 Nights)
- Best of Darjeeling Sikkim with North Sikkim and Kalimpong (10 Nights)
- Best of Sikkim with Lachung (7 Nights)
- Darjeeling - Gangtok with North Sikkim (7 Nights)
- Gangtok - Darjeeling with Lachung and Kalimpong (8 Nights)
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