Lachen is a serene mountain hamlet situated in the North Sikkim. Tucked midst the Skyscraping Mountains, Lachen is perched at an altitude of 2750mt. Secluded far from the hassle of bustling town Lachen has been a perfect place to find solace. It is also a must visit place in Sikkim for the people who want to get an insight in the indigenous lifestyle of Himalayan valleys.

Things To Do In Lachen

  • Trekking to Green Lake and Kanchenjunga National Park
  • Bird watching in Kanchenjunga National Park
  • Learning about the indigenous lifestyle of Lachen

Amazing Places To Visit In Lachen

  • Gurudongmar Lake
  • Yumthang Valley
  • Lachen Monastery
  • Chopta Valley
  • Thangu Valley

With North Bengal Tourism Lachen Tour Package, you can relish the surreal beauty and visit all these astounding places.

Hotels In Lachen

Being a favored place to visit in Sikkim, there are also decent numbers of hotels in Lachen, so visitor need not worry about the accommodation in Lachen. Along with hotels there are few lodges and homestays in Lachen. With North Bengal Tourism hotel booking service you can stay in hotel according to your convenience and budget. Save your time and money by choosing North Bengal Tourism to book your hotels in Lachen.

How To Reach Lachen

By Air: The nearest airport of Lachen is in Bagdogra. From Bagdogra it is an approx 7 ½ hrs to reach Lachen. Visitor can cover this distance by hiring a car from Bagdogra to Lachen.

Distance: The distance between Bagdogra to Lachen is 199 kilometers.

By Railway: The nearest airport of Lachen is NJP (New Jalpaiguri Railway Station). From NJP it takes approx 7½hrs to reach Lachen. The most convenient way to reach Lachen is by renting a car from NJP.

Distance: The distance between NJP to Lachen is 196 kilometers.

The car rental service of North Bengal Tourism offers a rental car from Bagdogra to Lachen and NJP to Lachen at a reasonable fare.

Visitors can also halt in Gangtok for a night and make their way to Lachen in the next day.

Distance: The distance between Gangtok to Lachen is 108 kilometers.

Best Time To Visit Lachen

March to June: During this season, 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 tourist avoid traveling during this season.

October to February: During this season, weather in Lachen due to its high altitude becomes relatively cold and sometimes temperature drops below freezing point. But, this season is ideal to witness the amazing view of snowcapped Khangchendzonga range from Lachen.


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