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Lachung Travel Guide

  • Lachung city in Sikkim
Lachung At a Glance
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  • Best Time to Visit:October till June
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Situated at the confluence of Lachen and Lachung river in Sikkim, Lachung is a picturesque town that is known for its scenic beauty. An ideal solitude amidst the Himalayan mountains, Lachung is famed for its pristine streams, cascading waterfalls and exotic apple orchards that are spread all over.

One of the prime reasons for visiting the town of Lachung is the monastery. The Lachung monastery is world renowned and is visited by tourists from all over the globe. Besides the monastery, one can also visit the handicraft center to get a glimpse of the region’s culture.

There are not many man made attractions to explore in Lachung . However, one can try his hand in adventure in this part of the world. Serving as a gateway to Yumthang valley, Lachung offers good trekking opportunities. Starting from the Yumthang valley and finishing at Lachen, the trek includes crossing the famous Rhododendron sanctuary. Lachen valley is at the backdrop of snow capped mountains, which make it perfect for skiing as well.

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