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Things To Do In Lachen

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Things To Do In Lachen

Are you Planning A Trip To Lachen? Here's our list of top things to do in Lachen. Lachen is a quaint village located amidst the magnificent Himalayas in North Sikkim and is the gateway to some of the most popular tourist hotspots in Sikkim. Snow-capped mountains, pristine lakes and waters, and laid back culture fills the air of Lachen.

Lachen will prove to be a holiday destination worthy of a nature lover’s itinerary.

Below are the list of Things To Do In Lachen

  • (1) Hike to Lachen’s Valleys and hills


    Hiking through the hilly terrains of Lachen is one of the most popular adventure activities in the region. The trekking trails in Lachen are surrounded by sharp-edged mountains, rich biodiversity, and breathtaking views. From fun adventure activities to peaceful walks amidst the hills, there are many things to indulge in here. There is fun for everyone here! Also remember to keep your warm clothes handy as the weather is more cold than hot!

  • (2) Witness Bird Watching of Lachen


    Bird watching is among the most popular outdoor activities in Lachen. Lachen is home to a number of exotic birds that migrate to this town from colder regions in April. Since Lachen is home to different variants of bird species, tourists from across the world come here to spend time bird watching. While birding in the region, visitors may see black eagles, Indian Cuckoo, Streak-breasted Scimitar Babblers, and more.

  • (3) Seek Blessings at Monastery


    One of the top things to do in Lachen Sikkim is to visit a Buddhist Monastery. And what better monastery to visit other than the famous Lachen Gompa or Lachen Monastery.  This is one of the best monasteries in Sikkim that displays the fine Tibetan architecture. Another attraction here is the Annual Mask Dance celebration – a riot of colours that must not be missed!

  • (4) Explore Wildlife Sighting


    Sikkim is home to many rare and diverse species of animals. In addition to visiting the Kanchenjunga National Park for its natural scenery, visitors can spot some amazing wildlife such as Wild Yaks, Himalayan Bears, Red Panda, Musk Deer, etc while trekking to the Green Lake and Chopta Valley in Lachen.

  • (5) Taste the Delicious Sikkim’s Cuisine


    One of the most exciting things about visiting a Lachen is trying out its delicious cuisine. And when it comes to food, Sikkim never disappoints. You’ll find that the local cuisine here is influenced a lot by Nepali Cuisine. The food in Sikkim is made using local produce and has unique flavours, so make sure you try as many dishes as possible while you are there.