Looking for an escape from the chaos of daily life? Lachen is a serene village for your rescue.
Located amidst the magnificent Himalayas in North Sikkim, Lachen is the gateway to most of the popular tourist hotspots in Sikkim. Well, it is surely a haven for nature lovers, peace seekers, shopaholics, and adrenaline junkies and serves as the unofficial base camp for trekking for starters.
And its close proximity to the Kanchenjunga National Park is a cherry on the cake! Wow!
Fun Things to Do In Lachen!!
Lachen is a paradise for every nature lovers. Here you can experience a lot of things to explore-
1. Trek to Lachen’s valleys
One of the most popular things to do in Lachen is trekking to one of its surrounding astonishing valleys. The trekking trails in Lachen are surrounded by snowy-mountains, rich biodiversity, and scenic views. Though the weather is very unpredictable, it’ll still be the most fun thing you’ll ever do!
2. Seek Blessings at a Monastery
Soaked in the spirituality of a Buddhist Monastery is another exciting thing to do in Lachen. And what better monastery to visit other than the famous Lachen Monastery which is an excellent example of the Tibetan style of architecture.
3. Spot Colorful Birds
Bird watching is the most exciting outdoor activities in Lachen. No matter where you go, you can always spot new species of birds such as-
- Black eagles
- Indian Cuckoo
- Streak-breasted Scimitar Babblers and more.
4. Shop till You Drop
Lachen may not be your usual shopper’s paradise, but this quaint village offers some unique souvenirs you can buy like-
- Handmade blankets
- And wooden articles.
5. Taste the Delicious Sikkim Cuisine
Your trip will definitely be incomplete without tilting your taste buds by Sikkimese cuisines. Enjoy a comfortable stay at the affordable hotels within your budget in Lachen and should try-
- Nepali Thali
What are you waiting for? Pack your bags and get ready for your next trip either with family or friends to Lachen for unforgettable experiences!
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