Things to Do & See in Lachen

Wooden homes, alpine pastures and mesmeric scenic beauty, this is what Lachen is all about. This quaint village surrounded with indefinable Himalayan flora and fauna is ideal to spend unimaginable holidays. Tour around this quaint village, with houses built on metaphorical Tibetan style window frames, this spot will lend you with a feel so surreal. Keen explorers can take a look at its map and chalk out an enjoyable outing to few of Lachen’s most popular tourism attractions and sightseeing places.

While you are journeying across Lachen, you must see Nyingma, which is one of the oldest major schools of Tibetan Buddhism. Perched on a hill top, this spot serves as a vantage point to witness panoramic view of the village Lachen Chu and the alpine covers. You must journey to another great spot, Gurudongmar Lake, which allures countless tourists from places far and wide to soak in its picturesque pavilions.

If you are in Lachen, prepare yourself to be bowled out not only by its dreamy villages, majestic peaks but also by the smiles on the innocent faces of its heartwarming locals. One by one strike out your list of things to do, as Lachen serves no less than a treat to ardent adventure junkies. Lachen serves as a trail head for some of the most thrilling treks. Follow the intriguing trails to the famous Green Lake or Kunchenjunga National Park.

You can also be a part of adrenaline filled adventure by setting off to a trek to Yumthang Valley, Thangu Valley, Chopta Valley and Tso Lhamu Lake. Apart from trekking, bird lovers can indulge in bird watching as this region is blessed with avifauna or a rare kingdom of birds. Lachen is sure to offer nature lovers, adventure buffs and crazy shutterbugs with an unforgettable holiday.

Points of Interest: Must Visit Places in Lachen

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