Lachung Homestay-North Sikkim

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Lachung is located in 128 kms from Gangtok is the most remote destination in India. Areas around Lachung are renowned for its exceptional Himalayan views. Sprawled across the banks of the Lachung River which slices the village in two, Lachung is famous for its apples, peaches and apricots. Despite throwing its doors open to tourists, Lachung still retains its distinctive culture and tradition, including the unique system of self-governance called Zumsa where all local disputes are settled by a representative body of the village which is headed by an elected Pipon. Lachung is perfect for an overnight halt before you visit the spectacular Yumthang valley.

If you are looking for a real rustic homestay with a village feel in Sikkim, stay at the Lachung Homestay, ensconced right inside the village and is at the foot of the hill that grows high up at the back. It is surrounded by Apple, Poplar, Rhododendron and Arboretum trees. Potatoes, Cabbages, Spinach and other vegetables also grow around. There are total 4 guest rooms; 3 with a double bed and an additional single bed in each room. Another is a twin bedded room. All are spacious and clean with private verandah and attached English toilet.

Location: 3 km from Lachung Village.
No. of Rooms: 4; Total Capacity: 12

How To Reach

Pokyong Airport (125km) and Bagdogra Airport (192km) in Siliguri serves as the nearest airport to Lachung. Bagdogra Airport is connected with the major cities of India like Delhi, Kolkata, and Mumbai by regular flights.


Per Person: 1500/- (min. 2 person)
Complimentary: Breakfast & Evening Tea

Lunch/Dinner: Veg 200/-, Non-Veg : 250/-

Child Policy

Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
7-12 years.: 50% (Extra bed provided)

What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.


Parking • Hot Water • Attached Bathroom


Hishey offers Homemade Sikkimese organic food. Breakfast as per guest choice like, Alu Paratha, Potato Roll the sikkimese way, Sandwich, Butter Toast, Bread Omelet, Puri Aludum, Pancake etc.


Dig your own potatoes or pick spinach to make your own dinner or visit the neighbors for a chat over endless cups of tea.


Snow Point (8km) • Khanda Waterfall (18km) • Katao (25km) • Yumthang (26km) Lachen (47km) • Gangtok (102km)

Reason to Visit

  • 1. Lachung (8600 ft) is a small riverside village best visited in Summer.
  • 2. Lachung offers snow peak views, cool weather even in peak summer.
  • 3. Yumthang valley, a big plateau surrounded by beautiful snowpeaks.
  • 4. One can get snow in Lachung till March/April and in May one can see wild flowers and Rhododendrons.
  • 5. One can travel upto Yumesamdong from Lachung where one can get snow even in summer.

Know your Host

A Bhutia, Hishey Lachungpa is an artist by heart and Animator by profession. He loves travelling and trekking, meeting people, sharing local folk stories, love cooking and farming. Hishey was involved at a very young age guiding groups for treks in the Sikkim Himalayas, now father to a beautiful child, Hishey and his wife enjoy a more relaxed life by hosting guests at their beautiful home in Lachung. An excellent cook and a wealth of knowledge in indigenous plant species, it is a delight to sit with him over a cup of tea.

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Lachung Homestay – North Sikkim

This is s very beautiful homestay with welcoming hosts. A perfect place to enjoy nature.



Ratnavali Dutta_ Lachung

We had an amazing trip of North Sikkim with your team "Homestays of India". Your Homestay at Lachung stole our heart. Its the most amazing place to stay in Lachung i m sure. The rooms had lovely View of Snowy peaks and Teesta together from the balcony. Also fresh and hot homemade food was the best that we could get at such heights which gave us strength to sustain and survive the rough terrains of the location. Amazing Homestay. We truly felt at Home.



Arunava Dasgupta_Lachung

Built on a mountain slope, it has a great view of the nearby snow capped mountains. The food is very good and the host is knowledgeable and friendly. Overall, it's very cozy and nice place to stay at Lachung.


Arunava Dasgupta