LACHEN " Beauty of North Sikkim"

About Lachen

The name Lachen means "big pass". The village has magnificient surroundings with grassy mountain slopes on one side and imposing snow capped peaks, glaciers and rock cliffs on the other side. The village is located in a picturesque valley surrounded by conifer and Rhododendron forests.

Lachen Sikkim is the starting point for some of the most interesting treks in North Sikkim as well as the gateway to the holy Gurudongmar Lake and Tso Lhamu Lakes.  Gurudongmar  Lake  can be reached from Lachen Sikkim and is considered a sacred lake in the Great Himalayas Region.


Elevation              : 2750 m 

Population          : 1326

Weather               : Winter  - Minimum  0 - 5 °C , Maximum  5 - 10 °C ( Approx )

                                   Summer - Minimum  8 - 10 °C , Maximum  26 - 28 °C ( Approx )

Humidity               : 43%

Best Time to Visit : March , April , May , June-Mid , October / November / December .

Language Used      :  Nepali , Hindi , English , Bengali Etc



Popular Spots Of Sightseeing are

Gurudongmar Lake, Chopta Valley,Thangu Lake.


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Places to Visit


Gurudongmar Lake


Chopta Valley