Yumthang Tourism & Travel Guide

This renowned valley in North Sikkim lies 140 km north of Gangtok. Situated at a height of 11800 ft with a nearby vicinity of Tibet, Yumthang is a remarkable spot where the tree line ends. Rhododendron and primula bloom covering the entire zone in a dreamlike shade. It additionally offers perspective of a dazzling cluster of crests with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. Various hot springs are scattered in the valley giving an unforeseen opportunity to feel the water's glow even in solidifying temperature. Rich in sulpfur, these springs are accepted to have supernatural healing power. There is no settlement accessible at the valley. Guests stay at Lachung from where the valley is about an hour's drive. In recent couple of years, several hotels and resorts have come up in Lachung. Facilities are perfect, however can't be contrasted with other more upmarket destinations. There is no government limitation on movement of sightseers in North Sikkim as the range boarders Chinese Tibet.

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Pink Rhododendrons An unknown beauty at Yumthang Valley The Blue Poppy You can also move ahead and upward to Zero-Point that is situated an hour's drive from Yumthang....

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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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