March to June: During this season, the weather in Lachen remains pleasant and visitors can relish the mesmerizing view of blooming rhododendron in the valley enclosing Lachen.
July to September: During this season, the road leading to Lachen becomes more to landslides. So, it is best, if tourists avoid traveling during this season.
October to February: During this season, the weather in Lachen due to its high altitude becomes relatively cold, and sometimes the temperature drops below the freezing point. But, this season is ideal to witness the amazing view of snowcapped Khangchendzonga range from Lachen.
Q. Is Lachen safe for tourists?
Lachen is unquestionably safe for nationals as well as foreigners. Because of the commendable law and order in the region, even solo travelers will certainly feel safe while exploring the town.
Q. Is Lachen open now for the tourists?
Lockdown was imposed on Lachen due to CoVid-19. However, the lockdown is lifted now and the tourist is allowed to spend a holiday in the town.
Q. What to see in and around the town?
Lachen is home to some of the most popular tourist spots of Sikkim such as Lachung Monastery, Chopta Valley, Lachen Monastery, Kanchenjunga National Park, Thungu valley, Yumthang Valley, and more.
Q. How do I get to Lachen?
The town can be visited quite comfortably by the road. Darjeeling Railway Station is its nearest whereas Bagdogra is the nearest airport.
Q. Is there snowfall in Lachen?
Because of its high elevation, Lachen sees frequent snowfall all throughout the year.