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How to Reach Lachen

Lachen is located in the northernmost territory of Sikkim. Blessed with many natural attractions, the region is one of the most popular tourist places. Owing to its popular tourism status, Lachen is properly connected to the other parts of India. Mentioned below are the different ways to reach Lachen.

By Air

In order to reach Lachen, one can board the flight to Bagdogra airport. This airport is nearest to the destination and is located in the Siliguri region of West Bengal. Once you reach Bagdogra, you can travel via a helicopter flight to Gangtok for your further journey to Lachen.

By Rail  

One can travel to the regions in Sikkim from the station of New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal. This railway station is the closest to Lachen and is very well connected to Kolkata, Delhi, Guwahati and other major cities of India. It is around 150 km from Gangtok, and one can easily get taxis and buses from here to the main parts in Sikkim.

By Road

As Lachen is situated amidst rough terrains and snow capped mountains, traveling via road seems the best alternative.  From Gangtok numerous taxis and buses to Lachen are available. 

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