Top Tourist Places To Visit in Lachung

Top Tourist Places To Visit in Lachung

  • Lachung
  • Sikkim
  • India

Lachung Overview

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.

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Latest Lachung Tour Reviews

  • 5/5
    05 Mar 2024
    Thank you so much Mayul Tour and Travels for arranging a wonderful tour for my Honeymoon everything was perfect .I would suggest everyone to choose this company as their travel agent. ...more
  • 5/5
    30 Dec 2023
    This is my second booking with Aly tours for Leh-Ladakh It went very well with an amazing experience and comfort, while travelling hotel stays were fine, food was average in Leh Hotel however good in Nubra camp and Pangyong camp The tour supervised by Shaukat, as usual everything taken care of and just a call away Thank you Aly team for making this trip memorable ...more
  • 5/5
    One of the best trip I had. Each spot is memorable. In the mist of mountains cold breeze it is nature at its best. I would like to call out the great hospitality of people there including our cab drivers and hotel staff. Huge shout out to our cab driver to guide us on details of each spots and help us enjoy our trip safely. Also thank you for the well managed trip by Saurav from Northeast Vacations . ...more
  • 5/5
    Thank you plaza tours and travels. It was wonderful experience at Lachung and Yumthang. Hotels were comfortable and beautiful to stay in. Lunch and dinner was awesome. I had enjoyed Snowfall and Rainfall at North Sikkim. Plaza travels provide good travel package. Please visit Plaza office and contact Khusboo mam (9832581196) for more details. ...more
  • 5/5
    Thank you Plaza tours and travels. It was wonderful experience at Lachung and Yumthang. Hotels were comfortable and beautiful to stay in. Lunch and dinner was awesome. Please visit Plaza tours and travels office and Contact Khusboo mam (9832581196) for more details. Kindly Visit North Sikkim for Snowfall and Rainfall. Have a Safe Journey. ...more
  • 5/5
    Dear Jatin Asher, It take a great pleasure to inform you all that we had a great time during our Vacation to North East - Sikkim. All the travel arrangement was done by - Jatin Asher from Travelscapes. It was simply the best tour we had without any Tension while we whereon the move. We had Traveled with 5 family with kids a total of 15 People all together. Our Journey plan was as below Bagdogra to Gangtok & to Lachung & back to Gangtok than Pelling & to Darjeeling & back to Bagdogra. We had booked our this Package (Gangtok, Lachung, Pelling, Darjeeling) through Travelscapes. We all will like to Thanks Mr. Jatin Asher who ensured our Trip to be full of fun and at the same time safe & tension free. Mr. Jatin Asher has shown highest level of Professionalism & took all the initiative & ensured that we all get the Value for Money. We will like to recommend him & his services to all our friends & relatives. Wish you all the very best ...more

Frequently Asked Questions
  • How many days should I plan for a Lachung trip?
    Plan for at least 2-3 days to explore Lachung and nearby attractions.
  • What is the nearest major airport or train station for Lachung?
    The nearest major airport to Lachung is Bagdogra Airport, while the nearest train station is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station.
  • What are the primary transportation options for reaching Lachung?
    The primary transportation options for reaching Lachung are by road through shared taxis or private vehicles.
  • Are there any special events or festivals in Lachung?
    Yes, the Lachung Chu Festival is a special event celebrated in Lachung where locals perform traditional dances and music.
  • What are the top tourist attractions in Lachung?
    The top tourist attractions in Lachung are Yumthang Valley, Zero Point, Lachung Monastery, and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary.
  • What are some must-try local dishes and restaurants in Lachung?
    Some must-try local dishes in Lachung are Thukpa and Momos. Popular restaurants include Yarlam and Snowlion Restaurant.
  • What types of accommodations are available in Lachung?
    Accommodations in Lachung range from budget guesthouses to luxury hotels, offering a comfortable stay for all types of travelers.
  • Are there any public transportation available in Lachung?
    Yes, there are public transportation options like local buses and shared jeeps available in Lachung for convenient travel.
  • What are the transportation options available in Lachung?
    Transportation options in Lachung include taxis, shared jeeps, and local buses for traveling to nearby places.
  • What is the primary language spoken in Lachung?
    The primary language spoken in Lachung is Sikkimese. However, Hindi and English are also commonly understood.
  • What is the best time to visit Lachung?
    The best time to visit Lachung is during the months of March to June and September to December.
  • What activities can be done in Lachung?
    In Lachung, you can indulge in activities like trekking, exploring waterfalls, visiting hot springs, and enjoying scenic landscapes.
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