Mt Katao

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  • Address: Lachung, Gangtok, India
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Outdoors, Mountain, View Point, Tour, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Adventure, Nature

Mt Katao - Review

Mount Katao is a well known place amongst the tourists for adventurous activities like snowboarding, skiing, snow tubing and stone grinding. In order to visit this mountain one should get an army permit. A tour can be arranged from Lachung at a nominal price. Mt. Katao is almost 28 kilometers from Lachung. It offers a beautiful scenic view and is a treasure for nature photography lovers.

Mt Katao Information

  • Carry some extra warm clothes.
  • A camera to capture some real good pictures.
  • Invest in some good trekking shoes.
  • Don't tress-pass as the place is controlled by Indian Army.
  • Don't indulge in any suspicious activity.
  • Roads are dangerous and not recommended for aged people or infants.

Mt Katao Opening and Closing Hours

  • Visit should be planned as per the permission of the Army.

How To reach Mt Katao by Public Transport

  • Can hire a jeep or a car from Lachung.

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TripHobo Highlights for Mt Katao

  • Mt Katao Address: Lachung, Gangtok, India
  • Mt Katao Timing: 24-hrs
  • Mt Katao Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Mt Katao(preferred time): 08:00 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Mt Katao: 03:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Mt Katao

  • 95% of people who visit Lachung include Mt Katao in their plan

  • 26.41% of people start their Mt Katao visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Mt Katao

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Mt Katao

People normally club together Zero Point and Lachung Chu while planning their visit to Mt Katao.

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

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