The mesmerizing beauty of the small Lachen town makes this place a prominent tourist destination in the North Sikkim. Lachen means ‘big pass’ while Lachung means ‘small pass’ and both the towns are along the border of Tibet. Amazing hill station amidst the tranquility of mountains, The Lachen is best for getting submerged in the astounding beauty of Nature. The stunning landscape with the quaint monasteries, ethnic villages, beautiful alpine plantation and white snowy mountain caps offer the great panoramic view of the Lachen city. The scenic beauty of Lachung has its own distinct charm with the amazing large stretch of flower garden known as the valley of flowers, Yumthang valley, hot spring and quaint monastery, etc.
Our Lachen Lachung tour is the fix departure tour organized regularly from the Gangtok. This 2 nights/ 3 days tour designed especially to explore the amazing landscape of the border area of the North Sikkim. Lachen and Lachung are both the quaint city of North Sikkim and are most famous tourist destinations. Exploring the cold mountain desert, Gurudongmar Lake and mesmerizing Tibetan plateau will be a memorable experience for the lifetime. The Gurudongmar Lake is the largest lake of Sikkim at such a high altitude of around 17100 ft. Foreign Nationals are not allowed to visit Gurudongmar lake and it is also advisable for Indian tourists to not take the children below 7-8 years of age with them while visiting the lake.
Upon arrival in Gangtok you will be received by our office executive and drive to Lachen in an executive vehicle by surface. On the way do not miss seven sister waterfall and Singhik view point. Lunch will be offered at a local restaurant on the way. Reach Lachen by afternoon and check-in at the hotel and enjoy overnight stay in Lachen.
After breakfast get ready for the morning drive towards legendary Gurudongmar Lake said to be most sacred lake in North Sikkim. Indian National can only visit this lake for security reasons. The lake is one of the highest situated lakes in North Sikkim. Please note that the altitude may here cause breathing problem, take it easy and do not exert. After paying visit to lake come back to the hotel, take refreshment and leave for Lachung. Overnight stay at Lachung hotel.
Early morning drive to Yumthang Valley (Alt 11,800 ft), 24kms an Alpine flower valley in North Sikkim. Enjoy the scenic landscape and hot spring and drive back to Lachung for Lunch. Optional tour to Yumesamdong Valley or Zero Point close to Tibet Border (Alt 15,000 ft, 23 kms from Yumthang) for Indian tourists only (at extra cost and prior notice). After lunch back to Gangtok. Tour End