8 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

8 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

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8 days in Gangtok, Lachung & Lachen Itinerary

Start: Mysuru (Mysore)
+4
Train + Foot + Bus + Fly + Taxi:  10 h 15 min
1
Gangtok
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Lachung
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Lachen
— 1 night
Drive:  25 h
End: Mysuru (Mysore)

4
nights
Gangtok

Gangtok ©
Situated in the eastern Himalayan range, state capital Gangtok combines a modern, resort town style with ancient spiritual beliefs and an impressive natural heritage.
Explore Gangtok's surroundings by going to Darjeeling (Ghoom Monastery & Batasia Loop). There's much more to do: explore the activities along Tsongmo Lake, get great views at Ganesh Tok View Point, don't miss a visit to Hanuman Tok, and steep yourself in history at Nathula.

For more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gangtok trip planner.

Mysuru (Mysore) to Gangtok is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train, bus, flight, and taxi. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Lachung.

Things to do in Gangtok

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Darjeeling
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Tsongmo Lake ©
Tsongmo Lake
Nathula ©
Nathula
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MG Marg

1
night
Lachung

Lachung ©
Perched high in the Himalayas, Lachung offers quintessential mountain scenery and small-village hospitality, making it one of India's most beloved destinations.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Naga Falls, take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery, then admire the sheer force of Bhim Nala Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Yumthang Valley, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Lachung Monastery.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Lachung trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Gangtok to Lachung takes 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Lachen.

Things to do in Lachung

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Yumthang Valley ©
Yumthang Valley
Bhim Nala Falls ©
Bhim Nala Falls
Naga Falls ©
Naga Falls

1
night
Lachen

Lachen ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): appreciate the views at Chopta Valley.

To see more things to do, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Lachen attractions planner.

Drive from Lachung to Lachen in 2 hours. In February, daytime highs in Lachen are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lachen

Nature Parks
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Chopta Valley ©
Chopta Valley

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