Lachung Travel Guide

About Place

Lachung is a mountain village close to the Tibetan border, in the northeastern Indian state of Sikkim. It's divided by the Lachung River. The village is home to the 19th-century Buddhist Lachung Monastery, surrounded by apple orchards. Nearby, the Yumthang Valley's Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary protects many species of rhododendron. The valley is also known for its waterfalls, pine forests and hot springs.

Places To Visit
  • Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
  • Yumesamdong (Zero Point)

  • Adventure sports

Famous Food
  • Fish
  • Dal and rice

Things To Buy
  • Ethnic items

Shopping Area
  • Local Market

Lachung Details

Best Time To Visit
March To December

Monsoon Period
July to September

Important Contact
Police Control Room:
100 / 202022 / 202033
Ambulance Service:
102 / 108 / 104
Tourist Center:
26115346 / 26115171
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