Trip from Shiggaon to Lachung

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Overview

  • State: Sikkim

  • Distance From Shiggaon: 2590 Km.

  • Min Temp: 0.14℃

  • Max Temp: 11.26℃

  • Weather: FOGGY IN THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

  • Altitude : 2616 Meters

Description

Lachung (9000 ft l) in North Sikkim is located in 128 kms (5 hours) from Gangtok. An area around Lachung is most remote and is renowned for its exceptional Himalayan views.

The word Lachung means "small pass". The town is approximately 125 kilometers (78 mi) from the capital Gangtok.

Lachung has been described as the "most picturesque village of Sikkim" by British explorer Joseph Dalton Hooker in his definitive, The Himalayan Journal (1855). Skiing is conducted in Phuni near this town.

 Most of Lachung's inhabitants are of Lepchaand Tibetan descent. Languages spoken here are Nepali, Lepcha and Bhutia. During winter the town is usually covered in snow. Lachung is also the base camp for Rhododendron Valley Trek which starts from Yumthang Valley and ends at Lachen Valley.

 

The best time to visit the destination is from October to February and April to June

Attraction in Lachung

Route Map from Shiggaon to Lachung

Budget Calculation

Travel Cost

Own
Rented
 
 

 

8000

Hotel Cost

Number of People: 32
Number of Days: 32
Number of Rooms: 23
Rent Per Room Per Day: 23

Fooding Cost

Number of People: 32
Number of Days: 32
Per Person per day: 800
   

8000

Remaining

Number of People: 32
Budget per Person: 32
Total Budget 23
Total Expenses 1212

8000

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