Lachung is yet another captivating destination located in the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. A quaint hamlet perched 8,600 ft above sea level Lachung makes to every Sikkim holiday itinerary. Picturesque orchards, mesmerizing rivers, and the picture perfect Himalayas looming in the backdrop make Lachung one of the must-visit places in Sikkim. Wondering what all you can see in this hidden paradise? Here are a few things you can see and do in Lachung.
Yumthang Valley is one of the most magical places you’ll ever visit. Located at a distance of 25 km from Lachung, Yumthan valley or Valley of flowers is a great place to reconnect with nature. Whether you are looking for some adventure, relaxation or photography spots, Yumthang valley has it all for you. And if you are an adrenaline junkie then this next destination won’t disappoint you. ‘Zero point’ or Yumesamdong is yet another trekking spot that has some of the most picturesque views in all of Sikkim. Mount Katao, a snow peaked mountain too, is loved by Nature lovers and adventure enthusiasts alike. Peppered by beautiful Rhododendron and poppy flowers, Mount Katao makes a great winter sports destination. The sacred Naydo stone, Chungthang monastery, Bhim Nala and Naga falls make for perfect sightseeing spots in Lachung. To get a closer glimpse of the Sikkimese culture, visit Lachung monastery and whiteness the captivating Mask dance. Finally, if your bucket list includes a trip to a high altitude lake, then you can take a day trip to the famous Gurudongmar Lake which is situated 3 to 4-hour drive away from Lachung.
Needless to say, Lachung is a promising holiday destination in India. If you are planning on visiting Lachung, take a look at our Sikkim holiday packages that offer amazing deals with the benefit of customizable itineraries and premium services.