Lachung, about 118kms from Gangtok in North Sikkim, is situated at an altitude of 8,858 ft. Also known as the 'Small Pass', Lachung is embraced by snow capped mountain peaks, breathtaking waterfalls, sparkling streams and apple orchards, also peaches and apricots. The market of this city is filled with handicrafts such as exquisitely woven rugs and blankets that make this town ideal for shopping sprees. The residents of Lachung who are mostly Bhutias call themselves Lachungpas.
The scenic splendour of snow-covered mountains, crystal streams, innumerable waterfalls and pristine valleys, coupled with the most peaceful environment, makes Lachung one of the undiscovered destinations. Stop, stand and fill up your eyes and heart with the soothing sights of Lachung! There are also many local markets offering beautiful handicrafts.
Lachung does not have an airport of its own Located at a distance of 125km from Gangtok, Bagdogra airport, in Siliguri, is the nearest airport to Lachung
Lachung does not have a railway station of its own. The nearest train station to Lachung is New Jalpaiguri train station, around 120km away from Gangtok
Lachung has a good road connectivity with nearby destinations.
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