Which is better to stay Lachen or lachung?

Which is better to stay Lachen or lachung?

People whe had visited Yumthang before said it was more beautiful than the valley above Lachen. The views from the village of Lachung were better than from Lachen village. More landslides had occurred as we drove back to Gangtok on the final day. It was a dangerous drive.

Are Lachen and lachung same?

Lachen – Lachung is the beautiful small hamlet situated at a high altitude. Lachen means “Big Pass” while Lachung is “Small Pass”.

Is Lachen and lachung open for tourist?

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How many days are enough for lachung?

You need 3 days For yumthang valley, lachung & zero point. First you have to reach gangtok and submit your documents to any tour comany with whom you taking package of Yumthang Valley. Next day morning you will get permit and car will leave at 10-11 am… You will reach lachung at night.

Is Lachung worth visiting?

Is Lachung worth visiting? Lachung is a serene hamlet in Sikkim which is certainly worth visiting. One can visit the monastery and can also go for a sightseeing excursion to Yumthang Valley, Gurudongmar Lake, Thangu Valley, Chungthang Valley, and more.

Is it worth visiting Nathula Pass?

Yes, it’s a Border, but unlike Wagah border, it is an altogether a different feeling to stand there by the side of Chinese soldiers and looking at there area. There are basically, two conference-halls/ meeting point. – You need a permit to visit Nathula Pass.

Is lachung worth visiting?

How do I reach Lachung/Lachen from Gangtok?

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All vehicles heading to Lachung or Lachen pass through Mangan. If you want to skip Gangtok, you can directly get to Mangan from Bagdogra airport or NJP station via Singtam (takes about 6+ hours drive), stay there overnight and proceed to Lachung/Lachen next morning.

How to plan a trip from Gangtok to Yumthang Valley?

You should plan your visit to Lachung and onward to Yumthang Valley and Zero Point from Gangtok. It requires an overnight stay at Lachung before you can return to Gangtok next day. Alternatively, if you are visiting Lachen/Gurudongmar Lake, you can also add one more day and visit Yumthang Valley.

What are the best places to visit on the Lachung route?

While Lachung, Yumthang Valley and Zero Point (Yumesamdong) are the three primary destinations that are visited by general tourists on this route, there are several other exotic places at higher altitudes that are visited by the more adventurous and trekkers.

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Why Lachung and Yumthang are the most picturesque places in Sikkim?

Lachung, Yumthang Valley and Zero Point in North Sikkim are all about stunning views of snow mountains, magnificent valleys and rivers. Dr. Joseph Hooker in his ‘Himalayan Journal’ of 1855 mentioned that Lachung and Yumthang are the two most picturesque places in the whole of Sikkim and had even compared them to valleys of Switzerland.