Wednesday, April 29, 2015


About Yumthang

Yumthang, situated at a height of 11800 feet is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers', Located at a distance of 148 kms from Gangtok, it is a paradise for nature lovers with a fascinating blend of flora and fauna and breathtaking scenic beauty. In spring season, wild flowers such as primulas and Rhododendrons bathe the landscape in rich colours, making it a tourist hot spot. The Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary over here has 24 species of Rhododendron flowers which bloom from April to May end.
hot spring located on the right side of Yumthang river is a popular tourist attraction. In addition to a vast green meadow, lush green forest abounding in Pine and silver fir trees throngs the place. While driving towards the valley, one can see cascading waterfalls and streams.
Six kms away further North is Shiv Mandir. A drive or trek to this place can be very refreshing and exhilerating. Situated further up at a distance of 16 kms, at an altitude of about 16,000 feet is Yumesamdong. The rugged vegetation- free mountains, especially in the months of November-December and February¬March over here present a breathtaking scenario. The approach to Yumthang is from Lachung valley, situated at a height of 8000 feet. It is at a distance of 120 kms from Gangtok. It has a unique self-governing body called the Dzumsa, which substitutes the modern Gram Panchyat. The village, spread out on the either side of Lachung Chu, has managed to retain its unique culture and tradition.

About Lachung
Location : North District, Sikkim
Attraction : Most picturesque village of Sikkim
How to reach : Through a registered travel agency from Gangtok.
Lachung is a divine abode nestled in the northern district of Sikkim. Perched at an elevation of 9000 ft and surrounded by snow capped peaks,amidst the silver fir and the rhododendrons lies the beautiful valley of Lachung. The road to Lachung passes through quaint villages, scenic spots, and waterfalls. In recent times, Lachung has been made available to the tourists in an organized manner. It would not be embroidered to say that Lachung is actually a Shangri-La on the earth.
A visit to Lachung is certainly a rare opportunity to comprehend Sikkim in the best possible manner. The term 'Lachung' literally means 'Small Pass". Lachung is one amongst the most beautiful villages that is adorned with the vista of snow-capped mountains, astounding waterfalls and dazzling streams. This place of incredible splendor has been affirmed as the "most picturesque village of Sikkim" by Joseph Salton Hooker in 'The Himalayan Journal' (1855).

Best Hotel to stay is YARLAM RESORT at this place.

This destination is less on infrastructure and remains an unexplored area for regular tourist to Sikkim and Darjeeling
A few of our guests have already visited the place from Indore and other places in Madhya Pradesh and have a very good feedback about the same.
To include it in a regular travel itinerary guest will require a time of minimum 8 nights from Indore.

For all interested guest from Indore and surrounding region of Madhya Pradesh Feel India Holidays has a holiday plan for all  which can be customized as per the requirement of our esteemed guests. It is one of the best family, couple and Honeymoon destination. The destination can also be used for MICE ( corporate ) groups as a incentive and team building exercise.

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