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Lachung Tour Packages

Sikkim’s hidden secret, Lachung is one of the unexplored beauties of the mountain state blessed with the thrill of adventure. The small town of Lachung sits at an elevation of 3000m from the sea level, north-east of Sikkim. Book Lachung tour package, which will let you enjoy the sight of some of the frozen peaks of Shivalik Hills with a dose of Buddhist culture and adventure.

Choose a planned tour package which makes your trip to Lachung unforgettable. Savor the bliss of Sikkimese village inhabited by simple folk known as Lepchas. Major tourist attractions covered in Lachung Package are Yumthang valley, Lachung monastery, Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary, Yumesamdong (Zero point), Chungthang, Mt. Katao, Handicraft centre, etc.

Lachung holiday packages also consist of recreational activities like paragliding, mountain biking, trekking, river rafting and many more. April to May is a great time to go as the rhododendrons are in full bloom during this time. Losar Festival celebrated in the month held during February/ March.

Explore Famous Tourist Places on Your Lachung Trip

Lachung is a beautiful village which gives you a panoramic view of Himalaya. Some of the attractions you can visit are Lachung Gompa - Built around 1880, the monastery is situated amidst apple orchards across the river from the town centre. You will also see Apple Plant as Lachung is famous for its apples, peaches and apricots. Visit the Shingba Rhododendron sanctuary through which flows the Yumthang Chu. The sanctuary is known for its abundance of Rhododendron trees and shrubs.



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Sikkim Darjeeling Tour
7 N / 8 D

Gangtok - Lachung – Yumthang – Gangtok - Darjeeling

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  • Visit colorful Yumthang Valley
  • Yak ride at Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok
  • Visit tea estates & Monestery of Darjeeling
  • Visit Lachung Monastery
  • Enjoy Toy Train ride in Darjeeling

North Sikkim Tour
5 N / 6 D

Gangtok - Lachen - Lachung - Yumthang Valley - Gangtok

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12,500
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25,000
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  • Enjoy a cable car & yak ride in Gangtok
  • Visit Monastery, Waterfalls, Lakes, valleys in North Sikkim Tour
  • Excursion to Tsomgo, Gurudongmar Lake & Harbhajan Singh Temple
  • Visit Buddhist Lachung Monastery

Mesmerizing Hills of North East
10 N / 11 D

Darjeeling - Kalimpong - Pelling - Gangtok - Lachung - Yumthang - Gangtok

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25,250
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Glimpses of Sikkim Tour
6 N / 7 D

Gangtok - Lachen - Yumthang Valley - Lachung - Gangtok

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North East with Bhutan Tour
12 N / 13 D

Gangtok - Lachung – Gangtok - Pelling - Darjeeling - Phuentsholing – Thimphu - Paro

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FAQs of Lachung Tours

Q: Where is Lachung Situated?

Ans: Lachung is an unexplored Himalayan Mountain village located at an altitude of 9600 ft above sea level in the North Sikkim district. It is sharing its border with the panoramic Tibet.

Q: Why Lachung is famous?

Ans: Lachung is most picturesque small town of Sikkim in Himalayan Mountains which attracts thousands of tourists every year to enjoy its magnificence and natural scenic beauty. Embraced by snow capped mountain peaks, breathtaking waterfalls, sparkling streams and apple orchards make it a perfect holiday destination.

Q: How can we reach Lachung?

Ans: The nearest city is the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok from where you can drive to Lachung. It takes approx. 5 Hours drive.

Q: Is there any permit required to visit Lachung?

Ans: Foreigners must obtain Inner Line Permit (ILP) to visit Sikkim. These can be obtained from all Indian Missions, Sikkim Tourism Offices at New Delhi, Kolkata, District Magistrates Office of Darjeeling, Siliguri, and Rangpo. Apart from ILP, Restricted Area Permit ( RAP) is required to visit Lachung. However, Indian citizens also need a permit but it is a simple police permit.

Q: Is there any fees charged for obtaining Inner Line Permit?

Ans: There are no fees charged for obtaining Inner Line Permit.

Q: Single foreigner can visit Lachung?

Ans: Foreign travelers need to be in a group of two or more to be able to avail the permit to visit Lachung.

Q: Best time to visit Lachung?

Ans: One can visit Lachung from March to June and from October to December. Who wants to enjoy snowfall, he should visit in the month of December.

Q: Is there good accommodation available in Lachung?

Ans: Lachung is a small village in North-Sikkim. One can find decent hotels with basic amenities. Some recommended hotels are Yarlam Resort, Khangri Karpo, Etho Metho, Alpine Resort, Lachung Heritage.

Q: How far Lachung is from Gangtok?

Ans: Lachung is 117 Kms drive from Gangtok. The roads are good in conditions.

Q: Veg foods are available in Lachung?

Ans: Most hotels are vegetarian here but those belonging to the locals of Lachung, giving you a more authentic experience offer non-vegetarian options as well which are usually prepared completely separately keeping religious sentiments in mind.

Q: What is Yumthang Valley?

Ans: Yumthang is situated at a height of 11800 feet is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers' of North East which is at approx. 30 Kms from Lachung.

Q: Which languages are spoken in Lachung?

Ans: Bhutia, Lepcha, Nepali. Apart from it, Hindi also is spoken.

Q: Which kind of clothing should carry to visit Lachung?

Ans: Heavy woolen garments should carry with you for visiting Lachung.

Q: What are the main festivals in Lachung?

Ans: Lossong & Saga Dawa are the main festival of Lachung.

Q: Is Credit card accepted in Lachung?

Ans: As Lachung is a small village, so Credit cards are not accepted here.

Q: Is ATM available in Lachung?

Ans: One or two ATMs are vailable at Lachung, but don't rely on it as most of the time is does not operational. Better carry cash while you are leaving from Gangtok.

Q: Mobile network is available in Lachung?

Ans: Yes, it is available but network is poor. Internet connection is very weak at Lachung.

Q: What to carry for Lachung?

Ans: Medicines for allergy, common cold and motion sickness is a must. Carry enough woollen clothes and rent an overcoat, gloves and snow boots from a local vendor.

Q: What other places we can visit along with Lachung?

Ans: Some of the places that you can explroe along with Lachaung are Darjeeling, Gangtok etc.