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      Tamil Nadu is one of the most beautiful states of India and is known for beautiful beaches, historical significance and spiritual importance. There are many cities in Tamil Nadu that are beautiful and offer an amazing travel experience. Read more

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      Explore the rich culture, heritage, and undying devotion of the people of Kerala. Temples in Kerala are a beacon of hope for devotees who come to visit them from all across the world. Some of the famous temples in India are among the world's richest temples, and they should be on your bucket list.

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      Rolling grasslands, valleys carpeted in greens, scenic trails and abundant wooded turfs, Kerala is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. If you are a trekker, you probably know that already. Around the year, Kerala hosts an enormous count of tourists with varying interests.

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      Listed as an offbeat and quaint hamlet in Sikkim, Lachung is mainly visited by trekkers, photographers, and adventure freaks. But believing the aura of this stunningly beautiful village can’t be expressed in words and can only be felt.

      Moreover, there are plenty of things to do in Lachungthat will surely make your Sikkim trip worth in every sense. So, what are you waiting for? Quickly go through the list of super exciting activities in Lachung for a fascinating and heart-stirring vacay.

      10 Things To Do In Lachung

      Here is a list of things to do in Lachung for an ultimate joy ride through the hills of Sikkim. They involve adventure activities, monastery visits, visit to the scenic waterfalls - some of the best things you can get involved in on your vacation to Lachung:

      • Trek To Yumthang Valley – Of Stunning Vistas  And Cool Breeze
      • Visit Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary – Nature's Lap
      • Lachung Monastery- Witness Vibrant Sikkimese Culture
      • Excursion To Zero Point - A Sight To Behold
      • Gurudongmar Lake – Swear By Its Breathtaking Beauty
      • The Breathtaking Waterfalls – Admire The Cascading Beauty
      • Trek To Mount Katao – Place With Pristine Beauty
      • Naydo – The Sacred Stone
      • Visit The Chopta Valley - A Serene And Untouched Place
      • Fruit Orchards - Visit The Beautiful Sight
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      9. Visit The Chopta Valley - A Serene And Untouched Place

      Chopta Valley

      The Chopta Valley in Lachung is perched at an elevation of 13,200 ft. The height gives rise to some of the best trekking expeditions. The valley is very beautiful full of flowers that offer a visual treat to the passers by. The river streams and panoramic view of the alpines makes you realize that you are in a dream. We recommend staying here for at least 3-4 days to soak in the natural splendor.

      10. Fruit Orchards - Visit The Beautiful Sight

      Apple Gardens

      The village of Lachung is very popular for fruits like apples, peaches and dry fruits like apricots. Therefore, visit the fruit orchards to witness the beautiful production all in front of your eyes. And if you visit during the harvest season, then bingo - a crate of juicy peaches and apples for people back home isn't going to hurt your shoulders!

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      Let Lachung make you fall in love with the mountains of Northeast once again. Let the beauty of this little hill town take you away from the maddening crowd. Engage in the above mentioned things to do in Lachung when you plan for the ultimate trip to Sikkim. Do share your valuable experience with us!

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      Frequently Asked Questions About Things To Do In Lachung

      Q. Where is Lachung situated?


      A. The town of Lachung is situated in the Northern Sikkim district and shares its border with Tiber. It is located at an altitude of 2,900 meters (9,600 feet) above the sea level. It is settled where the two tributaries of Teesta River (Lachen River and Lachung River) meet.

      Q. Do we need a permit for Lachung?


      A. Yes, both Indian and foreigner travelers would need a Protected Area Permit (PAP) for visiting Lachung and some other areas of North Sikkim. The permit is issued for 3 or 5 days. Foreign travelers need to be in a group of two or more to be able to avail the permit. You can get a permit issued from Police Check Post, Sikkim Tourism Department, or through your travel agent.

      Q. What is there to see in Lachung?


      A. Here are the most popular places to visit in Lachung:
      1. Katao Middle Point
      2. Snow Point
      3. Khanda Waterfalls
      4. Bheema Falls

      Q. Is there snow in Lachung in May?


      A. May in Northern Sikkim is Summer season, and the temperatures in Lachung range between 10° C and 28° C. There may be snow in higher altitude points of Sikkim including Lachung, Zero Point and Yumthang Valley.

      Q. What is Lachung famous for?


      A. The lachung Village in Sikkim is famous for its splendid natural beauty and the old Buddhist Lachung Monastery that dates back to 9th-century.

      Q. How far is Zero Point from Lachung?


      A. The distance between Lachung and Zero Point is 51.1 Km, which can be covered in approximately 2 hours.

      Q. How do you get to Lachung?


      A. Here are the different ways to reach Lachung:

      By Air: The nearest airport to Lachung is located in Gangtok (125 km), Bagdogra Airport
      By Rail: The nearest railway station to Lachung is New Jalpaiguri railway station. It is located 120 km away from Gangtok. The rest of the distance can be covered by road.
      By Road: You can take a taxi, cab or bus to Lachung from various points in Sikkim - Bagdogra (194 km), Darjeeling (169 km), Gangtok (103 km), Mangan (51 km), and Jalpaiguri (231 km).

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