Tourists use Lachung as the base to travel to Yumthang valley and its surrounding area such as Katao and Yumasamdong. The small town in itself is also an interesting stay. You can spend some leisure hours sitting beside the Lachung-chu river, mesmerised by the beauty of the place. The local monastery is also a nice place to spend an evening and learn about the local Buddhist culture.
Here is how you will spend your time
Day 1: Arrival At Gangtok
Meet and greet on arrival at New Jalpaiguri railway station or Bagdogra and transfer to Gangtok. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 2: Visit Tsomgo Lake And Baba Mandir
Full day excursion to Tsomgo Lake ( Timing will depend on the issuance of Permit ) - situated at a height of 3,780 Mts. with an average depth of 50 ft and Baba Mandir - The shrine made in memory of sepoy Harbhajan Singh. Back to Gangtok. Evening free. Overnight stay at hotel.
The temple lies on the road between the Nathula and the Jelepla Pass and is visited by hundreds of people each day. The temple is believed to have wish-fulfilling powers and ...
Between Nathula And Jelepla Pass, Gangtok, India
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Day 3: Gangtok To Lachung
After breakfast pick up from hotel at Gangtok and transfer to Lachung ( Timing will depend on the issuance of Permit ) Via Phodong, Mangan, Singik Chungthang and Maltim. Overnight stay at Lachung.
Travel from Gangtok to Lachung
Day 4: Excursion To Yumthang Valley And Back To Lachung
Morning after breakfast visit Yumthang Valley (Famous as Valley of variety of Rhododendron ). Yumthang is the summer grazing ground of the yaks and winter playgrounds of yetis. On the way back visit the Hot Spring considered to have medicinal properties. Back to resort for lunch. Overnight stay at Lachung.
The Yumthang Hot Spring is located some distance away from Yumthang village. To reach the hot spring one has to walk a few hundred yards from the road and across a pedestrian ...
Yumthang, Lachung, Sikkim
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Day 5: Lachung To Gangtok
After breakfast leave for Gangtok. On the way stop between Singhik, Mangan and if the weather is clear you may get to see the Khangchendzonga Range. This location offers a majestic view of Mt. Pandim, Mt. Kabru, Mt. Simvo, Mt. Jopuno, Mt. Khangchendzonga and Mt. Siniolchu on a clear sky day. Visit Phodong Monastery on the way if time permits. Overnight at Gangtok.