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Lachung is a town located in the state of Sikkim. It falls under the north Sikkim district and is not very far from the China border. At an altitude of about 3,000 m above sea level, Lachung is located at the confluence of River Lachen and River......Read more on Lachung

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Chungthang, Lachung
Chungthang, Lachung
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Places to Visit in Lachung
  • Type: River
Chungthang is situated in the North Sikkim District at the confluence of Lachen and Lachung Chu rivers. There is a forward base and a medical centre of the Indian army in this town. Read More »
Lachung Monastery, Lachung
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Places to Visit in Lachung
  • Type: Monastery
The Lachung Monastery, at a height of 12,000 ft, was constructed in 1880. This monastery provides views of the countryside and the entire Lachung Valley. It is mainly a Nyingma Buddhist Gompa which lies at the confluence of the Lachung River and the Lachen River, which are tributaries of the... Read More »
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, Lachung
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Places to Visit in Lachung
  • Type: Sanctuary
  • Entry: Paid
The Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is situated on the northern Lachung Valley, at an altitude ranging between 3,048 m and 4,575 m. The sanctuary covers an area of around 43 sq km. There are about 40 different species of rhododendron shrubs amidst the snow-covered mountains. Some of the... Read More »
Mt. Katao, Lachung
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Places to Visit in Lachung
  • Type: Hill
Mt. Katao, near Lachung, is visited by many tourists, especially those interested in recreational activities like snowboarding, skiing, snow tubing and stone grinding. Read More »
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