Sikkim

By Road to Lachung from Gangtok

Sikkim; North Sikkim; India; bridge; trees; uasatish;
Bridge in North Sikkim

Lachung is 102 km from the state capital Gangtok. The journey takes about 4.5 hours. Most visitors stay overnight at Lachung enroute to the beautiful Yumthang Valley. It is a scenic route with charming villages and waterfalls to be seen along the way. Visitors climb from Gangtok at 5,118 feet to …

Travel from Gangtok to Changu Lake

Sikkim; India; Kupup; lake; Kupup Lake; Elephant Lake; sky; mountain; clouds; uasatish;
Elephant Lake

Changu Lake is one of the highest lakes in the world, at an altitude of 12,400 feet. It is 39 km from Gangtok. The distance must be covered in a car since trains do not operate in Sikkim. Northeast Frontier Railway is preparing to build a 44.98 km railway line from Sevooke in West Bengal to Rangpo in Sikkim. Fourteen tunnels have been planned to …

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