Situated near Gangtok, Lachung is a place to visit if you are already in Gangtok. If you are travelling from Gangtok to Lachung, the entire journey is for 41 kms but you need to make sure that you have proper medication for nausea because of the altitude change and that you have enough winter clothes, especially if you visit during winter.
The Lachung weather is extremely pleasant if you go during any time of the year apart from winter. The travel route of lachung gangtok is extremely narrow, filled with stones and full of twists and turns. Sometimes when you reach the top you might experience some difficulty in breathing.
There are various hotels in lachung, in fact you even have good hotels out there with four stars. The area is usually inhabited by the natives who are the Lachungpas. The terraced hill sides, the lush green scenery makes this one of the places to visit in Sikkim. In fact, if you are on a Gangtok tour, you must not miss out on this place. There might not be a lot when it comes to Lachung sightseeing, but the scenery is enough to keep you occupied for a day or two. In fact, there is also a monastery you can visit in Lachung Sikkim.