5 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

5 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

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5 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

Start: Kolkata (Calcutta)
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
Gangtok
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Lachen
— Few hours
Drive:  11​h 30​min
End: Kolkata (Calcutta)

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Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Tashi View Point, take some stellar pictures from Ganesh Tok View Point, then make a trip to Hanuman Tok, then make a trip to Flower Exhibition Centre, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tsongmo Lake.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Gangtok road trip planning site .

Kolkata (Calcutta) to Gangtok is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Lachung.

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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Hanuman Tok ©
Hanuman Tok
Flower Exhibition Centre ©
Flower Exhibition Centre

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Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
On the 17th (Sun), take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then take in the dramatic scenery at Bhim Nala Falls, and then witness a stunning natural landmark at Yumthang Valley.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Lachung online trip itinerary maker .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Gangtok to Lachung. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lachen.

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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls

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Lachen

Lachen ©
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state of Sikkim. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Gurudongmar Lake.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Lachen road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Lachung to Lachen. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in June, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lachen

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Gurudongmar Lake
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Gurudongmar Lake ©
Gurudongmar Lake

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