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Yumthang Valley

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Yumthang Valley is in North Sikkim.

Get in[edit]

Yumthang is 140 km from Gangtok. 1 night 2 days and 2 night 3 days packages are available from Gangtok. Route 1 (Yumthang-Katao-Yumesamdong) Gangtok 24 km, Phensang, 16 km, Phodong, 30 km.


Route 2 (Lachen-Chopta-Gurudongmar) Gangtok 100 km, Chungthang 26 km, Lachen 30 km (3 hr) Chopta Valley.

Get around[edit]

The roads are not in a good condition. You will have to hire private vehicle from Sikkim and need permission beforehand to visit Yumthang.

See[edit]

  • Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary
  • Tashi View Point
  • Kabi Lungtsok
  • Naga Waterfalls
  • Seven Sister Falls
  • The Holy Rock at Chungthang
  • Confluence of Lachen & Lachung Chu
  • Bhim Nala Waterfalls
  • Lachung Monastery
  • Cottage Industry
  • Helipad
  • Dzumsa House (Handicraft & Handloom Centre)
  • Natural Snow Hill View at Yumthang.
  • Rhododendron flowers

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Eat and drink[edit]

There are several small coffee shops run by local inhabitants serving tea, coffee and breads. The coffee is worth trying.

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