The Lachung Valley is well connected with Gangtok and is a 6-hour drive from the capital along a winding road with breath-taking views and an exciting experience. The scenic drive along the mountains makes you believe that the journey itself is just as worthwhile as the destination.
Food: You will find delicious Indian, Nepalese, Bhutanese, Tibetan cuisines here.
Language: Nepali, Lepcha, Bhutia.
Best time to visit
Between October and June.
How to reach Lachung ?
Lachung is around 120kms from Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri, West Bengal. The flight will land at the Pakyong Airport in Gangtok, Sikkim. From here, you can go to Lachung which is around 100kms.
Attractions and Activities
Lachung is close to the Tibetan border is on the banks of Lachung river. If you are in Lachung, you should give a visit to Yumthang Valley, Zero Point, Chungthang Valley, Gurudongmar Lake, Lachung Monastery etc.