Top Exotic Places To Visit On Your North Sikkim Trip

Top Exotic Places To Visit On Your North Sikkim Trip


Visiting North Sikkim is a dream for many travelers around the world. Besides being abundant in natural beauty, its adventure charm is matchless. So, if you are planning a visit to North Sikkim, this blog tells you about the most exclusive destinations. When it comes to the best places to stay in North Sikkim, staying in Lachen and Lachung is the best. Enjoy a premium journey to North Sikkim with cost-effective car rental in Siliguri.

Let’s know about the top places to explore on your North Sikkim holiday:


One of the most visited destinations in North Sikkim is Lachen village in North Sikkim is Lachen. Sited at a height of 9,000 feet, Lachen is best known for its peaceful environment and thrilling atmosphere, dotted with snow-laden landscapes.  

If you’re approaching places like Chopta Valley, Thangu Valley, or Gurudongmar Lake, Lachen is ideal. The region is the base point for Gurudongmar Lake and the Chopta Valley. Plus, don’t forget to visit Lachen Monastery, some 15 minutes from the heart of Lachen.

Gurudongmar Lake

Snuggly lies at an elevation of 17,800 feet, Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world as per the Sikkim Government. The entire area is a treat to the eyes, covered by snow-capped peaks. It is believed that the lake is holy, offering a serene and spiritual experience.

Explore the rugged terrains, snow-capped lands, stunning valleys, crystal-clear blue waters, and peaceful environment in Gurudongmark Lake, about 2 hours and 20 min from Lachen (via Gurudongmar Rd).

Chopta Valley

Chopta Valley is a hidden treasure near Gurudongmar Lake located in Lachen. Unwind at the verdant meadows, meandering rivers, and tranquil views of the surrounding mountains. Escape the crowds and dive into nature's tranquility.

Thangu Valley

Situated near Chopta Valley an altitude of 13,000 feet, Thangu Valley is some 2 hours from Chopta Valley. Catch the views of snow-laden laded mountains in the valley, ideal for travelers heading to Gurudongmar Lake. Get a budget car rental in Siliguri for a seamless journey and exploration.


Lachung is a picturesque place in North Sikkim, bounded by spectacular views. Situated at 8,610 feet, this hill station in North Sikkim is the gateway to the Yumthang Valley. Explore Lachung Monastery, some 500 m from Lachung town.

Yumthang Valley

Lachung’s star attraction Yumthang Valley is known as the Valley of Flowers, a visual treat with its unparalled beauty. Explore the lush meadows covered with snow and blooming rhododendrons. Located at a height of 11,800 feet, the valley is the gateway to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which seems to be a peace of paradise.  

Zero Point

Zero Point, also known as Yumesamdong, is one of the most adventurous places in North Sikkim, near Lachung. Nestled at an altitude of 15,000 feet, Zero Point lies beautifully near the Indo-China border, offering jaw-dropping landscapes.

North Sikkim is home to endless beauty and adventure. While planning for the North Sikkim holiday, you might connect with a tour operator for the most promising guided holiday. A North Sikkim holiday package will cover car hire, accommodation, outdoor fun, meals, and more with customization.

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