Lachung is a magnificent hill-town located in the Indian state of Sikkim. The tantalizing location of Lachung is bestowed with the breathtaking valleys and alluring waterfalls. Due to such amazing location, Lachung has been promoted as a tourist destination by the government of Sikkim. Throughout the year, this beguiling hill-town is swarmed by hundreds of tourists & holidaymakers.
Lachung is elevated at an altitude of 8,900 feet. It is beckoned by the majestic peaks of Khangchendzonga and fed by the waters of the River Lachen. The town of Lachung shares its boundaries with Tibet. The climate of this hill-town is classified as tropical cool. Lachung encounters pleasant weather amid the year. The summer season experiences a median temperature of 25°C and during the winters, the median temperature scales between below 0°C-13°C. Lachung receives an ample amount of rainfall with an annual average of 3000 mm.
The land of Lachung is endowed with astounding valleys as well as ancient monasteries. The Lachung Monastery is the oldest existing monastery in Lachung. The visitors and the followers of Buddhism flock to Lachung on a large scale. Also, the venture of trekking can be enjoyed in the craggy hills of Lachung.