Ava Mishra, on a journey to discover the North East, began her travel adventure from Sikkim. On the way to Gurudongmar Lake, read about the beautiful sojourn at Lachen and Lachung, the unheard territories of North East Tourism. Read a story from 14000 ft ASL where a surreal Himalayan Lake became a discovery of a lifetime.Click here to read the story.
“I felt my lungs inflate with the rush of the scenery, air, mountains and trees, I thought, this is what it is to be alive, this is what it is to be happy."Lush green mountains with countless waterfalls cascading down its facade that fed into the the river flowing in the valley below. A tiny paved mountain path that had breathtaking views of the mountains and the valley below. A sturdy mountain bridge with colourful prayer flags tied all around its edges fluttered happily as a waterfall sent an icy cold spray of water all around it. Lachen in North Sikkim is all this and a lot more! Lachen literally meaning the Big Pass, is inhabited by the Lachenpas of the Bhutia community. Warm people with smiling faces will definitely etch a place in your heart once you visit this place.