The nearest Airport is in Bagdogra in West Bengal about 150 kms that will take you roughly 7-8 hours driving time due to winding roads.
Lachen is a town in Mangan District in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means "big pass". The town is being promoted as a tourist destination by the Sikkimese government. The town forms the base to the Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake. An annual yak race, the Thangu is held here in summer.
Gurudongmar Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world and in India, at an elevation of 5,430 m according to the Government of Sikkim. It is located in the Great Himalayas in the Mangan District in Indian state of Sikkim, and considered sacred by Buddhists, Sikh...View Details
Surrounded by striking Himalayan mountain ranges, the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is home to a spectacular collection of gorgeous more than forty Rhododendron species. The best time to visit is from April to July when the flowers are in full bloom. Although you ...View Details
Tranquil and scenic is what Thangu Valley is all about. Due to its high altitude located of around 3962 m, it is covered in the blanket of snow almost all the time. The valley comprises alpine meadows that are flanked by shimmering water of River Teesta and wooden ...View Details