Yumthang is popularly known as ‘Valley of Flowers’ as in the months of April and May, the valley gets filled with beautiful flowers like Rhododendrons, Primulae, Alpine and more. It also happens to be situated at what is called "the tree-line", the altitude above which there are no trees. You can stroll through this charming expanse of greenery, dotted with wonderful wildflowers, and watch the river which is flowing through the Valley.
Yumthang Valley Tour Packages
List of Yumthang Holiday Packages
Sikkim Darjeeling Tour7 N / 8 D
Gangtok - Lachung – Yumthang – Gangtok - Darjeeling
- 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
Glimpses of Sikkim Tour6 N / 7 D
Gangtok - Lachen - Yumthang Valley - Lachung - Gangtok
Faqs on Yumthang Tour
Ans: Yumthang is situated at a height of 11,800 feet in Himalayan Mountain at approx. 150 Kms from Gangtok of Sikkim State. It is a paradise for nature lovers with a fascinating blend of flora and fauna and breathtaking scenic beauty.
Ans: Yumthang is located at the end of the tree line which makes the flora of the region unique. It has not only Trees and Rhododendrons but all numerous low growing Himalayan flowering shrubs. The Valley is full of a dense bed of Rhododendrons and various flowers for miles and miles which bloom from April to May end.
Ans: Yumthang is approx 23 Kms far from Lachung?
Ans: Yumthang is famous for Rhododendron flowers & Hot Spring.
Ans: April to May Rhododendron flowers bloom in Yumthang Valley.
Ans: You can drive to Yumthang Valley from Lachung which is at approx. 23 Kms and shall take one and half hour journey. Lachung is further connected to Gangtok which is at 5 Hours drive.
Ans: Indian Holiday does not recommend to drive to Yumthang from Gangtok directly which takes approx. 8 Hrs drive in hills.
Ans: February is the best time for skiing.
Ans: Zero Point (Yumesamdong) is situated at the elevation of 15,300 ft. and 25 Kms from Yumthang. This place is often called "Zero Point" because there is no motorable road after this place and the visitors are not permitted to go beyond this point due to its proximity to the Chinese border.
Ans: The oxygen level is very less in Zero point. So people with breathing problems, Asthma, Heart disease should avoid to visit Zero point.
Ans: Mount Katao is 28 Kms from Lachung at an altitude of 15,000 feet. One has to get permit from army to visit this region.
Ans: You will get an Accommodation at Lachung only which is at One and half an hour drive from Yumthang. Some of the recommended Hotels are Yarlum Resort, Snow Lion Mountain Resort, Le Coxy Hotel.
Ans: Since you can not drive to Yumthang directly therefore including your stay of Gangtok and Lachung, minimum number of nights will be required 3-4.
Ans: Yes, you can visit Yumthang with Lachen and Gangtok. With India Holiday you can customize a tour and design the itinerary as per your requirement.