Lachen is a small quiet hill town in Sikkim near the Indo-Tibetan Border. Offering panoramic vistas of the stunning landscape and snow-capped peaks, Lachen is one of the enchanting places to visit in Sikkim. Typically, 1-2 days is required to explore Lachen as part of Gangtok tour packages. Renowned for its Lachen monastery, Lachen is the famous gateway to the sacred Guru Dongmar and Tso Lhamu Lakes. It also acts as the base camp for the two main trekking camps of Sikkim- Chopta Valley and Muguthang.
Gangtok, Pelling, Namchi and Lachung are also close to Lachen and 5-6 day trips can be planned to visit Lachen along with these places.