The relatively unexplored and untouched Chopta Valley is located in north-east Sikkim. Rich with alpine trees, orchids and rhododendrons,
enthralling lakes and rivers add to the beauty of Chopta Valley. A preferred destination with nature lovers, Chopta is also famous for
the several monuments of historical and religious importance. Wildlife enthusiasts can spot rare species of animals, plants and birds in
Thangu Valley is situated at a distance of 30 km from Lachen and is very beautiful place with lush greenery. An annual Yak race is organized
in the region and is quite popular with tourists. Lachen is the starting point for most of the interesting treks and also the gateway to
the holy Guru Dongmar and Tso Lhamu lakes. Visit the Lachen Gompa here and see simple lives of the local people known as ‘Lachenpas’.
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Lachung is a town and hill station in northeast Sikkim, India. It is located in the North Sikkim district near the border with Tibet. Lachung is at an elevation of about 9,600 feet (2,900 m) and at the confluence of the lachen and Lachung Rivers, both tributaries of the River Teesta.
Situated at a height of 17,800 feet, it is considered one the most sacred lakes by the Buddhists and Hindus alike. The beautiful and awe inspiring lake (190 kms from Gangtok) remains milky in colour throughout the year. The panoramic and scenic beauty of the place is a sight to behold.
A small town on way to Yumthang, it stands at the confluence of the rivers Lachen chu and Lachung chu. The North Sikkim highway bifurcates from here with one road leading to Lachen and the other to Lachung. Chungthang valley is considered to be a holy place which has been blessed by Guru.
Lachen is a town in North Sikkim district in the Indian state. It is located at an elevation of 2,750 metres. The name Lachen means "big pass". The town is being promoted as a tourist destination by the Sikkimese government. The town forms the base to the Chopta Valley and Gurudongmar Lake.
The Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim. It is at an elevation of 11,693 ft above msl at a distance of 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the state capital Gangtok.It is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers'.
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary is a nature park in the Indian state of Sikkim. It has forty species of rhododendron trees. It is located in the Yumthang Valley north of Lachung in North Sikkim district. Bird species found in the park include Wood snipe and Hoary-throated barwing.
This is a view point in Gangtok. The view of the city is very beautiful from here. A small Ganesh temple just next to the television tower on the hill is popularly known as Ganesh Tok. About 11 km from the Gangtok city is Hanuman Tok, dedicated to Lord Hanuman is situated.
This is one of the best falls you will find in Sikkim. You will reach here after a hour drive from mangan.
Toong Check Post
This is the first Check Post to enter North Sikkim. It is 12 kms from Naga Falls. The view of Teesta river is best from this place.