Lachen Tourism & Travel Guide

Lachen is the beginning stage for probably the most intriguing treks in North Sikkim and in addition the passage to the heavenly Guru Dongmar and Tso Lhamu lakes. The region is prohibited for people coming from other countries, however authorization passes can be secured in advance. A couple of hotels are opened here for stay and also Forest Department and a PWD Bungalows. Just around 120 km from Gangtok, Lachen is situated at a height of 8838 ft. Adjacent towns of Rabom, Chaten, Talem, Yakthang, Kalep, Samdong and Thangu structure a bigger piece of Lachen. Foot trails to the nation's most noteworthy mountain top Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Sinolchu are the most wonderful crest start at your doorstep when you are in Lachen. Surprises never come to an end in Lachen, all the valley painted with blossoms amid monsoon, trailed by luminosity of autumn season and snowfall welcoming the town in winter.
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Lachen, Sikkim 737120, India
A town in the North Sikkim District of Sikkim, this is located at a height of more than 2500 meteres. The name 'Lachen' means a big pass and the Sikkimese government is trying to promote this place as a new tourist destination. The annual yak race called thangka is held here every here. Lachen is like a gateway to Gurudongmar Lake and Chopta Valley. A drive to this place is an adventurous 6- hour journey and is a memorable experience for the rest of your life or till you experience it again.
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Best time to visit - October- April
Often called as the "Queen of all Hill Stations", this is one of the most popular in the whole world. This place is wrapped by everything beautiful nature has blessed the Earth with. Darjeeling is located in the lap of the Mountain Kanchenjunga and crowned by the mighty Himalayas, there is tranquility everywhere you see. There is the bright red hue of blooming rhododendrons, the peaceful white of the magnolias and also the silvery white firs all spread over the hills and the stretches of hills covered with the emerald color tea bushes. If you are out during the early mornings, the clouds will cross across your face. This is a perfect place for a tourist, ornithologist, trekker, a photographer and children too. The famous toytrain of Darjeeling is now a Heritage of Bengal. The other nearby attractions are Mirik, Mall, Batasia Loop, Kurseong, Kalimpong and Dooars Valley. A trip to this beautiful place is sure to fetch you a lot of memories to be etched in your heart forever.


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