Lachung Monastery, Lachung

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: Lachung Valley, Lachung, India
  • Timings: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Art And Culture, Religious Site, Outdoors, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Monastery , Valley
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About Lachung Monastery, Lachung

Lachung Monastery in the Lachung Valley of north Sikkim is a Nyingma Buddhist gompa that was built in 1880 A.D. It is 9600 feet above sea level at the confluence of the Lachen River and tributaries of the Teesta River. It is also known by the name Lachung Gompa. The monastery hosts a famous mask dance each year known as 'Chaam'. The Lachung Monastery is a symbol of religious and cultural heritage. A perfect place for meditation and peace of mind. This monastery is surrounded by forest and is a bit away from Lachung town.

Lachung Monastery Information

  • Pets not allowed.
  • Maintain peace.
  • Photography to be done with permission.
  • Visit before 4.00 PM.

Lachung Monastery Opening and Closing Hours

  • Please enquire before you visit.

How To reach Lachung Monastery by Public Transport

  • Hire a car or taxi and then by foot.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Lachung Monastery

  • 37.1% of people who visit Lachung include Lachung Monastery in their plan

  • 39.96% of people start their Lachung Monastery visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Lachung Monastery

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Lachung Monastery

People normally club together Mt Katao and Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary while planning their visit to Lachung Monastery.

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