Lachung Monastery

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  • 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, Family And Kids, Monastery , Valley

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 Travel Tips

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

Lachung Monastery Hours

  • Please enquire before you visit.

How to Reach Lachung Monastery

  • Hire a car or taxi and then by foot.

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  • Lachung Monastery Address: Lachung Valley, Lachung, India
  • Lachung Monastery Timing: 07:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Best time to visit Lachung Monastery(preferred time): 08:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Lachung Monastery: 01:00 Hrs
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  • 79.89% of people who visit Lachung include Lachung Monastery in their plan

  • 29.82% 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 Saturday

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

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

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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