Lachen is a quaint little village in the hills of North Sikkim spotted with forests of Conifer and Rhododendrons. A mountain stream, Lachen Chu passes through the heart of the valley and cuts through the village. On the other side of the valley are the snow-capped peaks. Along with its twin village Lachung, it is the starting point for two main trekking camps of Sikkim – Chopta Valley and Muguthang and also a base to explore Gurudongmar Lake. There is the famous Rhododendron Sanctuary that is in full bloom in the month of April.
It is a beautiful independent house located in the center of the town. The host family stays on the ground floor and there are 4 guest rooms on the first floor. All the rooms are spacious, airy having an attached bathroom. Rooms have balcony that offers lovely views. There is a common dining area on the ground floor.
Location: Near Lachen School
Number of Rooms – 4; Total Capacity – 12
The nearest airport is Pakyong Airport (136 km) and Siliguri is the nearest railhead (193 km).
Per Person: 1500/-
Complimentary: Breakfast and Dinner
Upto 6 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
6-12 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.
Running Hot Water • Attached Washroom • Open Seating Areas • Smoking Allowed • Pick and Drop Service (paid)
Simple home cooked meals are prepared as per the guest choice. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian options are available. Meals include seasonal vegetables, dal, rice, roti, chicken etc. All the ingredients used in the kitchen are locally procured.
Birding • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking
Lachen Monastery (500mt) • Green Lake (3.5km) • Lamo Angdang (5.5km) • Chungthang, River (29km) • Chopta Valley (36km) • Thangu Valley (32km) • Bhewma falls (39 km) • Lhonak (55km)
Lachung (50km) • Gurudongmar Lake(63km) • Tso Lhamo Lake (70km) • Phensang Monastery (97km) • Gangtok (109km)
Treks: • Green lake Trek • Chopta Valley Trek • Muguthang Trek
Norbu, along with his wife Nokik will host you. They both are very humble and friendly people. They do their best to make your stay a memorable one. Nokik is a great cook. If you like to try local food, this is the place to stay.
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