Lachen India
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In Sikkim, Lachen is one of the most popular holiday destinations that offer scenic places, alpine pasting, Himalayas, and a lot more. There are numerous Places to visit in Lachung and their surrounding places. Here is a list for you: -

Gurudongmar Lake is one of the biggest lakes that have a great significance for the Buddhists, Sikhs and Hindus. Being a sacred lake, it is named after Gurudongmar who visited and unfrozen this lake in the 18th century. During your Gurudongmar Lake Visit, you will get a chance to see breathtaking views of Khanchendzonga and Mount Siniolchu. The ideal time to visit this place is from April to May. 

Planning a trip to Lachen? You must visit Lachen Monastery or Lachen Gompa which is a true example of Tibetan style of engineering and architecture. If we talk about the premises, they are embellished with colourful player flags and prayer wheel. If you are travelling to Lachen, you should attend the Annual Mask dance. This monastery offers Lachen Village Cultural Experience to all the visitors. 

Situated at Northern Sikkim, Chota Valley trek is a beautiful place where you must visit in your lifetime. It is home to meandering rivers, orchids, and snow-capped peaks. You can reach this valley via trek or drive. Being a picturesque valley, it attracts a large number of adventurers all over the world. Here, you can enjoy activities like bird watching and wildlife spotting. 

Perfect for trekking freaks, this is a stunning beautiful valley that is located at the middle of the highest ranges of Himalayas. At this place, you will feel overwhelmed by cascading rivulets, colourful orchids, snow-capped peaks, and forest-covered gentle slopes. It is located just 5 Km away from Chopta valley that is a paradise for nature sweethearts. Located at the high elevation, it is a great place for bird viewing and untamed life spotting that you’ll appreciate. 

Also known as Cholamu Lake, Tso Lhamo Lake is situated at the North Sikkim district which is very close to Indo-China border. This lake is located at the elevation of around 5,330 meters above sea level. It offers restricted access to the visitors and you should have special permits to visit this place. Being a great paradise, it is a perfect place for hikers, nature lovers, photographers, and trekking enthusiasts. Book Tso Lhamo Lake Tourism packages in advance and make your trip extra special.

Lachen Chu
Lachen Chu is a beautiful mountain stream which is most popular for breathtaking landscape and great environment. For those who want to explore top places of Sikkim, visiting this place is the right decision. The great thing is that it is open 24 hours and there is no entry fee. However, you should carry sufficient cash with you because there are limited ATM facilities. It is highly recommended to approach a top travel company to get great insights about the area. 

Lhonak Valley
When we talk about Lhonak Valley, it is a wonderful place that is a mix of glaciers, lakes, an extensive grassland and marshland. Situated close to the Indo-Tibetan border, you need to show your permit to get entry as it is a restricted area. During your trek, you can indulge yourself in activities like wildlife spotting and birdwatching and enjoy your trip to the fullest. 

Green Lake Trek
In Sikkim, Green lake is a wonderland that is least explored places in the country. It boasts of rich greenery, vivid knolls, elevated mountains, beautiful lakes and thick woodlands. The best part is that there is no entry fee. From here, you can see beautiful views of the Kanchenjunga and other peaks. If you love trekking, then you must visit this destination. This lake is around 48.1 Km away from city center. 

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Attractions in Lachen

1. Chopta Valley
Nature & Environments
2. Gurudongmar Lake
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3. Kanchenjunga National Park
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4. lachen monastery
Religious & Spiritual
5. Thangu valley
Nature & Environments
6. Tso Lhamo Lake
Nature & Environments
7. Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
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