Best Things To Do in Lachung, India

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There are plenty of places to visit in Lachung which is quite appealing to nature lovers. Below are a few must visit places

  • Lachung Chu : Lachung Chu is one of the beautiful rivers which melts the mountainous snow along with it and also delivers beautiful scenic views.
  • Yumesamdong (Zero Point) : Enchanting Lachung tourism, Yumesamdong(Zero Point) is heaven on earth with the most fascinating views. Enjoy the snow capped Himalayan peaks and beautiful flowers of this place. This place is situated 15000 feet above the sea level. It is very close to the China border.
  • Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary : At Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary one can find more than 24 different species of rhododendron shrubs. A vast range of flora is found at this place which includes Poppies, Rhododendrons, Saxifrages, Gentians, Iris and many more. It is also home for the spotted lingsang and tiger.
  • Lachung Monastery : The Lachung Monastery is a symbol of religious and cultural heritage. This place was established in 1880 AD and is known by the name Lachung Gompa which is an ancient monastery, where we can find Buddhist murals painted in colours and two big prayer wheels. Chaam is a dance form which is performed here, by wearing peculiar masks.

Below we have a list of things to do in Lachung and the places where you want to spend the best moments of your trip. At the same time, the city offers you the best neighborhoods to explore and new foods to try.

This list should help you in deciding and prioritizing what you should plan on your Lachung getaway. Find a mix of must-see tourist spots, underrated local hangouts, and maybe even a few new experiences you can try out.

Make the most of your trip to Lachung with confidence.

Tourist Attractions in Lachung

Here is the list of things to do in Lachung and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Yumthang Valley

    Outdoors, View Point, Adventure, Valley

    Yumthang Valley is the valley of flowers located in North Sikkim. Surrounded by the Himalayan mountains, the mesmerizing valley is sure to surprise you with its enchanting beauty. There are no trees but the valley is full of flowers. Those who love some adventure sports can enjoy skiing in the valley. The best time to enjoy the natural beauty of the valley is winter for the snow or spring and s...Read more
  2. Zero Point

    4.7 (1472 Votes)
    Zero Point

    Outdoors, View Point, Hill, Nature

    Yumesamdong /Zero Point is the most alluring place that can be visited during winter or spring. Its heaven on earth with the most fascinating views. Specifically March-April is the best time to visit. As it is mostly snow capped during this time but the roads are accessible. It is snow capped mostly from last week of December to first week of May. This place is situated 15000 feet above the sea...Read more
  3. Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary

    Outdoors, Park, View Point, Valley

    Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park with almost forty species of rhododendron trees. Located in the Yumtang Valley in North Sikkim. The sanctuary is surrounded with high rocky Chuba-Sagochen mountain ranges on the east and Chomzomei Tso mountain which lasts up to Lava pass on the west. The valley offers a spectacular view of the Yumtang Chu river flowing across the valley. The ...Read more
  4. Mt Katao

    Outdoors, View Point, 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.
  5. Lachung Monastery

    Art And Culture, Religious Site, Outdoors, Monastery

    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 herita...Read more
  6. Lachung Chu

    Outdoors, View Point, River, Nature

    Lachung Chu is one of the beautiful rivers and is the tributary of the River Teesta. The river has its source in a lake deep into the Himalayan mountains. The river flows across the valley melting the snow from the Himalayan mountains. This calmly flowing river makes you forget everything on your mind and just lets you concentrate on its overwhelming scenic beauty.
  7. Chungthang

    Outdoors, Town, Nature

    Chungthang is a small town situated at the convergence of two rivers 'River lachen and Lachungchu' which are the tributaries of the River Teesta. Chungthang is marked as a divine place, blessed by the saint of Sikkim, Guru Padmasambhava. A continuous flow of mineral water can be seen through a small opening of a Rock. Chungtang is almost 23 kilometres from Lachung.
  8. Magellan's Apple Valley Inn


    Located on the outskirts of Lachung in Sikkim, Magellan’s Apple Valley Inn is the right accommodation for budget travellers. The inn provides spacious and clean rooms that are offered with all the basic amenities. The walls of the rooms are painted in vibrant colors that make them look very vivid. Since the hotel is located facing the valley, all the rooms provide panoramic vistas that m...Read more
  9. Yarlam Resort Lachung

    4.4 (10 Votes)
    Deorali Girls' School road, Lachung, North Sikkim, Sikkim 737120, India
  10. Lachung, Sikkim 737120, India
  11. Near Lachung, Police station, Lachung, Sikkim 737120, India