Looking for a secluded yet charming offbeat destination in North Bengal to spend a holiday? If "yes", you may consider visiting Lungchu. Also pronounced as Longchu, it is truly a breathtaking hamlet surrounded by lush green vegetation and the splendid Himalayan range. Moreover, the breathtaking view of Kanchenjunga will truly leave you mesmerized.
Lungchu, being far from the clutch of urbanization, is truly free from human interference. There are lots of attractions to see and activities to do here. Some of the most prominent ones are as follows:
Being an offbeat destination in North Bengal, reaching Lungchung can be a little tricky. However, North Bengal Tourism makes it easy to reach there by opting for its complete tour packages.
Being an offbeat hamlet, Lungchu only offers homestay and resort type of accommodations. Here in Lungchu, you will truly feel like you are staying in the lap of nature. The accommodations offer spacious rooms with a great view of Kanchenjunga. Other amenities like attached bathroom, hot water, delicious foods, etc are also there.
Longchu, situated at an elevation of 1600 meters above the sea level, can be visited at any time of the year. Except for the season of winter, the temperature remains quite soothing and enjoyable. It is truly an ideal escape for someone looking forward to getting away far from the maddening crowd. However, due to the frequent landslides, you should not consider visiting this hamlet during monsoon.
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