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.
The nearest airport is Pakyong Airport (136 km) and Siliguri is the nearest railhead (193 km).
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
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.
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.
Running Hot Water • Attached Washroom • Open Seating Areas • Smoking Allowed • Pick and Drop Service (paid)
Birding • Star Gazing • Village Walk • Forest Walk • Yoga and Meditation • Hiking
Per Person: 1500/-
Complimentary: Lunch and Dinner
Upto 7 years: Complimentary (No Extra Bed)
Note: What you pay for a homestay, brings a direct socio-economic benefit to locals. Be proud by not asking for a discount.
Lachen Monastery (500 mt) • Green Lake (3.5km) • Lamo Angdang (5.5km) • Chungthang, River (29km) • Chopta Valley (36 km) • Thangu Valley (32 km) • Bhewma falls (39 km) • Lhonak (55 km)
Lachung (50 km) • Tso Lhamo Lake (70 km) • Gurudongmar Lake(63 km) • Phensang Monastery (97 km) • Gangtok (109 km)
Treks: • Green lake Trek • Chopta Valley Trek • Muguthang Trek
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