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

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.

  • 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.

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

  • Can hire a jeep or a car from Lachung.

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  • 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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  • 94.39% of people who visit Lachung include Mt Katao in their plan

  • 30.77% of people start their Mt Katao visit around 4 PM - 5 PM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Mt Katao

Wednesday, Friday and Saturday

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

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

People also prefer to end their day with Mt Katao.

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