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QUICK FACTS
Location: North Sikkim district, Sikkim.
Famous for/as: Mountain village and base for Gurudongmar Lake journey.
Weather:
Summer (March to May): 20 º C to 10 º C. 
Winters (November to February): 10º C to -2ºC.
Monsoons (July to September): Heavy Rain fall.
STD CODE : 3592
BEST TIME TO VISIT : April to June
TRAVEL IN LACHUNG SHOW MAP

Lachung, at an elevationof 8700 ft is a beautiful mountain village. The place is famous for snow capped mountain peaks, wonderful waterfalls, sparkling streams, apple orchards and grand rhododendron trees. Sitted on the route from Gangtok to Yumthang Lachung serves as the base for tourists to Yumthang of North Sikkim. Lachung Chu (river) passes through the village. It is a ideal place for overnight stay before visiting Yumthang valley.

Lachung is now a well known tourist destination with the increasing popularity of Yumthang Valley.

Permission As for the rest of North Sikkim, Lachung can be visited only by booking a package tour through a recognised travel agent. This is because you require special restricted area permit to travel here and the permit is given to tourist travelling on a package tour. The package includes your travel, accommodation, food and sightseeing in North Sikkim.

MUST SEE IN LACHUNG

Lachung Chu is a beautiful river that emerges from the melting snow high above. The village spreads widely and encompasses both sides of the river.

Visit the Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary known for its abundance of Rhododendron trees and shrubs Yumthang Chu is flowing through this sanctuary.

Walk around the village; see the falls and Lachung Monastery.

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REACH LACHUNG
AIR

Nearest airport is at Bagdogra, W Bengal, 184 km.

RAIL

Nearest railhead is at NJP, W Bengal, 181 km.

ROAD

Lachung lies 118 km from Gangtok and 32 km from Chungtham on the North Sikkim highway.

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