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Lachung -The destination of Sikkim

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lachungLachung is one of the best trekking destination and a small town in northeast Sikkim of India. It is situated at the area about 9,600 ft or 3,000 m and is near by the border with China. Apart from the confluence of the Lachen River and Lachung Rivers, tributaries of the River Teesta. Lachung means "small mountain” and the town is approximately 125 km from the capital Gangtok. There can be a beautiful river that emerges from the melting snow high above named Lachung Chu. The village spreads widely and encompasses both sides of the river. The landmark of  latching is the Lashing’s Yak herders still adhere to the age old tradition of migrating with the herd in search of green pastures as well as that of keeping away from heavily snowbound areas and families still cherish their yaks.

 

lachung11 But in summer season they head high up into the remoteness of the Tibetan plateau. The natural beauty of latching village has retained it’s ancient tradition of ‘Dzumsa’and it is a unique self-government system where a head-man known as the 'Pipon' is elected to chair the community. All the disputes are settled in a vary democratic manner. The Lachung Monastery plays an important role in the spiritual solace of the native Lachungpa. These spiritual solace of the native Lachungpa and the famous mask dance festival is hosted each year better known to the outsider.

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Sikkim Ecotourism
“For Hotel / Cottage / Villa Booking Enquiries:” 
  Tourist Information Contact numbers & Email
Email: siktourism@gmail.com
Tel No: 03592 – 240818

 

Sikkim Ecotourism

“For Hotel / Cottage / Villa Booking Enquiries:” 

 Tourist Information Contact numbers & Email

Email: siktourism@gmail.com

Tel No: 03592 – 240818

 

 

Near by Accommodation

The Payong Retreat
31A, N.H. Way, 
Near Khangri Petrol Pump,Tadong
717101 Gangtok
Phone: +913592 231143

The Payong Retreat

31A, N.H. Way, 

Near Khangri Petrol Pump,Tadong

717101 Gangtok

Phone: +913592 231143


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