Lachen, India

Situated in the northern region of Sikkim, Lachen is one of the most charming destinations in the state. It is a small yet scenic town which is located at a distance of 117 KM from Gangtok. Enriched with natural splendor and calm greenery, Lachen is a renowned place for Buddhist pilgrims and tourists. With Lachen holiday packages, you get the opportunity of visiting gorgeous valleys covered with pine and the snow covered peaks of Eastern Himalayas offer a beautiful panoramic view for its tourists. The city surprises its visitors with activities like trekking, snorkeling and much more. So, go for a memorable Lachen trip.


Mid-March - end June
Temperature:10°C- 35°C

June - end September
Annual rainfall -250 cm-325 cm

Late November To Mid-February

Best Places to Visit in Lachen

Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary:
Singba Rhododendron Sanctuary is another main attraction of the region, which is located near Lachen village in the Yumthang Valley. It is one among the 6 sanctuaries of Kanchenjunga National Park. The sanctuary is mainly renowned for having more than 40 varieties of Rhododendrons. It is blessed with rich and varied fauna and makes people feel awed with its natural charm.

Lachen Gompa:
Also known as Lachung Monastery, Lachen Gompa is an old Buddhist monastery of the state of Sikkim. It is situated in the Lachen Valley and works as a base for the Green Lake trekking and climbing activities of the state. The monastery belongs to the Nyingmapa division of Mahayana Buddhism and is a great place to visit during Lachen tour.

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Beautiful Sights of Lachen