Lachung Tourism

Lachung is an offbeat picturesque hamlet in Sikkim. This place remains extremely popular among trekkers who visit here to explore the most beautiful vistas of nature all around. Photographers also worship the beauty of Lachung as it offers them some of the best clicks of their life. Lachung is a popular destination among honeymooners as well due to its pristine ambience which makes everyone fall in love with it instantly.

Top Places to Visit:  

Yumthang Valley
To satisfy your adventurer inside you, enjoy trekking to Yumthang Valley. Also known with the name of valley of flowers, this valley blooms with vivid colours of flora. Here you can find some of the rarest found flora. The place is picture perfect and takes you on a 25 kms long trek. If tired, one can stop at the Yumesamdong Hot Spring for a revitalizing steam bath.

Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Resting in close proximity to Yumthang valley, Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a surreal place to relax. Here you can find forty species of rhododendron trees. Nature devotees visit here to explore its unseen flora which is untouched by the modern world. Bird watching is a popular activity here with birds like Wood snipe and Hoary-throated barwing.

Lachung Monastery
Samten Chorling is a popular monastery here built in 1850.  The shrine is known for its remarkable architecture apart from stunning views of nature all around. People visit here to admire the charms of nature while enjoying the spiritual vibes of the place. Mask dance performances are highly popular here which are performed by the lamas.

Chopta Valley
Chopta valley is a sought-after Lachung’s attraction which flaunts overwhelming view of the snow-blanketed Himalayas. It also houses a pristine lake called Gurudingmar which makes a perfect spot to enjoy some moments of peace. The lake is located at an elevation of 17,800 mtr.

Seven Sisters Waterfalls
This remains one of the most popular and visited waterfalls in India.  People reach here by taking a beautiful trek through twisted trails. Catch the best views of the waterfall from the top of a small footbridge. Family vacationers visiting here have a great time playing with its pristine water and clicking some amazing pictures with its backdrop.

How to Reach
By Air: Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport to Lachung.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Lachung is New Jalpaiguri train station.
By Road: There are numerous buses, taxis and jeeps available to reach Lachung by road.

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