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About Lachung

Lachung Holiday Packages

Lachung is a picturesque mountain village nestled in the Indian state of Sikkim, renowned for its breathtaking landscapes and serene ambiance. Situated in the North Sikkim district, this charming destination is adorned with lush greenery, gushing waterfalls, and snow-capped peaks that create a mesmerizing panorama. Lachung serves as a gateway to the stunning Yumthang Valley and is known for its vibrant rhododendron blooms during spring, earning it the nickname "Valley of Flowers." Visitors often explore its tranquil monasteries, indulge in local cuisine, and partake in adventure activities like trekking and river rafting. The natural beauty and tranquility of Lachung make it a sought-after destination for nature lovers and adventurers seeking an escape into the heart of the Himalayas.


10 Best Places To Visit With Our Lachung Tour Packages

1. Yumthang Valley:  Known as the "Valley of Flowers," it's a picturesque valley with vibrant blooms during spring and offers breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks.

2. Zero Point:  A stunning location further up from Yumthang Valley, famous for its snow-capped landscapes and often inaccessible due to heavy snowfall.

3. Lachung Monastery:  A serene and culturally rich monastery reflecting Tibetan Buddhist architecture, offering spiritual tranquility and panoramic views of the surroundings.

4. Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary:  Located near Yumthang Valley, it's a haven for nature enthusiasts and photographers due to its diverse flora, especially rhododendron species.

5.  Thangu Valley:  A high-altitude valley with a pristine landscape, offering a glimpse of traditional Himalayan village life and stunning views.

6.  Gurudongmar Lake:  While a bit of a drive away, this high-altitude lake is one of the highest in the world and is revered by both Buddhists and Sikhs for its spiritual significance and breathtaking beauty.

7.  Lachung Chu River:  Perfect for those seeking adventure, offering opportunities for river rafting amidst stunning natural surroundings.

8.  Chopta Valley:  A lesser-known gem with beautiful landscapes, alpine meadows, and stunning views of snow-capped peaks.

9.  Katao:  Famous for its panoramic views of the Himalayas and often covered in snow, it's an offbeat destination offering tranquility and natural beauty.

10. Seven Sisters Waterfalls:  En route to Lachung, these cascading waterfalls offer a refreshing stopover with their mesmerizing beauty.


Best Time To Visit Lachung

Spring (March to May):  This period is ideal for witnessing the blooming rhododendrons in Yumthang Valley and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. The weather remains pleasant, making it suitable for sightseeing and exploring the outdoors.

Summer (June to August):  While it's the monsoon season, Lachung receives moderate rainfall, and the landscapes are lush and vibrant. However, roadblocks due to landslides might occur, impacting travel plans.

Autumn (September to November):  This season boasts clear skies, pleasant temperatures, and the post-monsoon greenery, making it great for outdoor activities and sightseeing.

Winter (December to February):  The region experiences heavy snowfall, especially in January and February. If you're keen on seeing snow-covered landscapes and enjoying winter sports like snowboarding or skiing, this is the time to visit. However, road accessibility may be limited due to snowfall.


How To Reach Lachung?

By Air:  The nearest major airport to Lachung is Bagdogra Airport in West Bengal, which is well-connected to major Indian cities like Delhi, Kolkata, and Guwahati. From Bagdogra, travelers can take a taxi or book a private vehicle to proceed towards Lachung. The road journey from Bagdogra to Lachung takes around 6-7 hours.

By Train:  The closest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) Railway Station in Siliguri, West Bengal, which is well-connected to major cities across India. From NJP, travelers can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Lachung. The road distance between NJP and Lachung is around 200 kilometers, taking approximately 6-7 hours by road.

By Road:  Lachung is accessible via road from Gangtok, the capital city of Sikkim. Travelers can hire a taxi or take a shared jeep from Gangtok to Lachung. The road journey takes around 4-5 hours, covering approximately 125 kilometers. The route passes through picturesque landscapes and includes mountainous terrain, so the travel time may vary based on road conditions and weather.












7 Lachung Tour Packages

Best Lachung Tour Packages
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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Package 5 Nights / 6 Days ₹37000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Gangtok Lachung Darjeeling 6 Nights / 7 Days ₹42600/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
8 nights 9 days North-East Tour Packages 8 Nights / 9 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
Amazing North East 7 Nights / 8 Days ₹32000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
9 nights 10 days North-East Tour Packages For 9 Nights / 10 Days ₹15000/- Meal, Transfer, Flights, Sightseeing, Hotels View Details
7 tour packages in Lachung
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Gangtok Lachen Lachung Tour Package Gangtok 3N – Lachen 1N – Lachung 1N

6 Days & 5 Nights

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37000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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Gangtok Lachung Darjeeling Gangtok 3N – Lachung 1N – Darjeeling2N

7 Days & 6 Nights

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8 nights 9 days North-East Tour Packages 2 Night Gangtok |1 Night Lachen | 1 Night Lachung |1 Night Gangtok| 1 Night Pelling | 2 Night Darjeling

9 Days & 8 Nights

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Amazing North East 2N Gangtok | 1N Lachen | 1N Lachung | 1N Gangtok | 2N Pelling

8 Days & 7 Nights

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9 nights 10 days North-East Tour Packages For 2 Night Gangtok |1 Night Lachen | 1 Night Lachung |1 Night Gangtok| 2 Night Pelling | 2 Night Darjeling

10 Days & 9 Nights

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Tour Package 3 Night Gangtok | 1 Night Lachung | 1 Night Pelling

6 Days & 5 Nights

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Gangtok Lachung Pelling Tour 4 Night Gangtok | 2 Night Lachung | 2 Night Pelling

8 Days & 7 Nights

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12000/- Per Person on twin sharing
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