SIKKIM- Places of Tourist Interest - Yumthang
Yumthang (North Sikkim)
Yumthang in North Sikkim situated at an alt. of 12,000 feet is about 140
km from Gangtok, the state’s capital. This paradise for nature lovers has
a fascinating blend of breathtaking scenic view with hot springs and
In May-June, the whole hillside erupts into a riot of colours with
rhododendron-ablaze in fiery red, hues of pink, yellow, purple and white.
On the way to this beautiful natural paradise, one can see the magnificent
Khang-Chen-Dzonga range in all its splendour from Singhik village and pass
through lush green Lachung. The steep rugged mountain terrains, the
cascading water falls particularly the ones at Beema and Lachung makes the
Yumthang trip interesting and enchanting.