Yumthang - Zero Point in North Sikkim

Yumthang Valley also known as the Sikkim Valley of Flowers Sanctuary is a pictorial valley in North Sikkim. Perched at an altitude of 3500mt Yumthang Valley is dotted with exquisite collection of Himalayan Flora.

Yumthang Valley is blessed with abundance of nature where visitors will find over 24 species of Rhododendrons which paint the Yumthang Valley with a rosy blush during spring. Along with rhododendron trees, Yumthang Valley is covered with vibrant Himalayan flowers and herb making it a treasure house for the botany enthusiast traveling in North Sikkim. Yumthang Valley with its ethereal beauty has become a must visit place in Sikkim.

Things To Do In Yumthang Valley

  • Trekking to Gurudongmar Lake
  • Hiking in Kanchenjunga National Park

Places To Visit In Yumthang Valley

  • Gurudongmar Lake
  • Lachung
  • Lachen
  • Thangu Valley
  • Tsomgo Lake

With Yumthang Tour Package of North Bengal Tourism, travelers can relish the surreal beauty of Yumthang Valley of Sikkim and its surrounding places. The Yumthang Tour Package of North Bengal Tourism is both tailor-made and reasonable.

Hotels In Yumthang Valley

There are no hotels located in the Yumthang Valley. But visitors can opt to stay in Gangtok or Lachen. Visitors can book hotels in Lachen and Gangtok with the hotel booking service of North Bengal service. But most people prefer staying in Lachen due to its proximity with Yumthang Valley.

Distance: The distance between Lachen to Yumthang Valley is 72 kilometers.

How To Reach Yumthang Valley

By Air: The nearest airport of Yumthang Valley is in Bagdogra. From Bagdogra airport it takes approx 8hrs to reach Yumthang Valley.

Distance: The distance between Bagdogra to Yumthang Valley is 219 kilometers.

By Rail: The nearest railways station of Yumthang Valley is New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (NJP). It is an overall 8hrs drive from NJP to Yumthang Valley.

Distance: The distance between NJP to Yumthang Valley is 215 kilometers.

Travelers can also halt overnight in Gangtok to break the journey time. With North Bengal Tourism you can find hotels in Gangtok according to your liking and budget.

Distance: The distance between Gangtok to Yumthang Valley is 127 kilometers.

Best Time To Visit Yumthang Valley

April to June: During this season, Yumthang Valley is bursting with the vibrant vista of blooming rhododendrons and primulas. Along with serene ambiance and pictorial view visitors can also enjoy the soothing weather of Yumthang Valley.

October to March: During this season, visitors can witness the panoramic vista of snowcapped mountains enclosing Yumthang Valley. But since Yumthang Valley is perched at a higher elevation, winter season can be really cold.


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