After asking the locals for suggestion on some unexplored mesmerising places,got to know about Mt katao. Nestled in the northern part of Sikkim, Mt Katao is one of the most stunning sights imaginable, the surreal mountain provides a splendid view to its onlookers. However, to enter this area, a permit is required from the army since the place where Mt Katao is located at a military base. Covered with natural vegetation including poppy, rhododendron, and primula, the base ground of Mt katao comprises of numerous adventure sports activities. This amazing place is situated at an elevation of 15000 feet and remains covered in snow almost throughout the year.
After spending some time at this tranquil places we moved for Yumthang valley aka the valley of flowers. Again the journey was nothing less than breathtaking with snow turning waterfalls, mountains on all sides with beautiful flowers all over the ground.
On the way we came across Lachen, The quaint Sikkim town is known for its lush vegetation that contains mainly grasslands and shrubs along with apple orchards. The pine-covered valleys and black cliffs of snowy-white hills of the Eastern himalayas. After exploring this breath taking places we came back to our homestay and explored the nearby areas of Lachung. It's a small town in Sikkim which has majestic mountains all around that tempts to stay here forever. It has several snow covered mountains, sparkling streams, peaks, amazing waterfalls and much more. It is the perfect place to spend your precious days amidst apple orchards, peaches and apricots. The market in Lachung is filled with handicrafts such as exquisitely woven rugs and blankets. Lachung means 'Small Mountain ', and it gets this name as it is outlined by majestic mountains.