Yumthang Valley, Lachung
The nickname for the place is valley of flowers. Yumthang Valley is without any doubt one of the top notch places to visit in Lachung. The place is around 125 kilometers away from Gangtok. It is heaven on earth for sure. Yak ride is something once cannot afford to miss in their visit to Yumthang Valley.
When you are amidst the nature you are away from all the tensions. These places are the real gems of India. Therefore, one should definitely visit these places. The best time to visit the place is during summers. The best part is summer is just on verge of coming in sometime. You can definitely plan for this place. The serene place offers every nature lover a treat to watch.
You can visit the place with your friends, family anyone you wish to. Trust me once you visit the place you will have nothing to complain about.
The Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers is a natural sanctuary on a meadow surrounded by Himalayan mountains in the northern Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim, with rivers, hot springs, yaks and grazing pastures. It is located at a height of 11,693 feet from MSL, 150 km from the state capital Gangtok.
Known as the ‘Valley of Flowers’, it is home to the Shangba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has more than 24 species of state flower rhododendrons. The flowering season lasts from late February to mid-June, when countless flowers bloom in the valley to make carpets in many rainbow colors. A tributary of the Teesta River and nearby population center passes through Lachung. The destination is closed due to heavy snowfall in December-March. Yumthang is also a hot spring in the valley.
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