Lachen is located amidst the beauty of the Himalayan ranges in North Sikkim. It is the gateway to some of the most famous hotspots in Sikkim.
It is undoubtedly a heaven for nature lovers, adventure seekers, and shopaholics. And if you want to get a closer view of the Kanchenjunga National Park and Rhododendron Sanctuary by staying at one of the best hotels in Lachen then do visit this quaint unexplored village.
Best time to visit:
The best time to visit Lachen is between November and June. These months marks the most pleasant weather. However, summers are quite moderate and pleasant in Lachen. During winter, Lachen gets quite cold and the lakes get entirely frozen.
Where to stay:
Many deluxe and medium hotels in Lachen of North Sikkim are located amidst the undulating beauty of this hill station. Also within budget for better accommodation choices for you to stay in the most comfortable stay in the beautiful paradise of Lachen.
Sightseeing in Lachen:
The dreamy village of Lachen is covered with majestic peaks, heart-warming people, and is filled with adventure activities making it the ultimate Lachen paradise. There are many other places to visit in Lachen like:
- Lachen monastery
- Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
- Gurudongmar Lake
- Chopta Valley
- Thangu Valley
- Tso Lhamo Lake
- Lhonak Valley or Muguthang Valley
- Green Lake
These places have made Lachen a famous tourist hotspot in North Sikkim.
Experiences in Lachen:
- A traditional administrative system is in practice called Dzumsa
- The annual Yak race takes place in Thangu Lake
- The population of Lachen is less than 1000 people altogether
The delicious cuisines in Lachen:
The local cuisine of Sikkim is famous in the part of North Sikkim. Other than that Indian and Chinese is also available in the nearby restaurants of Lachen.
Tips to know before visiting Lachen:
Lachen is undoubtedly a beauty to visit if you are in North Sikkim but there are few tips to remember before stepping into the village of Lachen.
- It is always best to book the best hotel while staying Lachen
- Walking on proper paths is advisable
- Do not talk loudly or smoke near religious places
- It is best to travel with a local guide of Lachen
Visit Lachen to get the breathtaking beauty of nature
If this is not enough then do visit Lachen to see the unexplored beauty of Sikkim. It offers a perfect retreat to relax and escape from the daily trap of city life and get drenched in every-bit of beauty.