Lachung - This small settlement is located in the northern part of the state in North Sikkim district and is located at an altitude of nearly 9600 feet. Lachung is a tourist hotspot and a scenic destination.
Katao, Zero Point and Yumesamdong are optional and are available at supplement cost. Lachung and Lachen play a vital role in North Sikkim tourism. It is called as the flower valley, hot springs, glaciers, and the majestic snow covered Himalayas. All these make North Sikkim a heaven in earth. A typical North Sikkim tour starts from Gangtok then via Kabi Lungtsok 23 kilometers, Phodong 40 kilometers, Mangan 67 kilometers, Singhik 72 kilometers, Chungthang 98 kilometers, Lachung 120 kilometers to 143 kilometers away flower valley Yumthang. On the way lies Singhba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Kanchandzonga National Park. Mount Katao is a popular destination near Lachung that lies at a distance of 28 kilometers. Tour to Katao is not included in normal packages and one has to get army permit to visit the region