At an elevation of 9600 feet (3,000 m), and approximately 125 km from Gangtok, Lachung is a popular town in Sikkim. The beautiful snow-capped peaks of Lachung attract tourists from all over the world. Lachung is inhabited by Lepcha and Tibetan descendants. Apart from its scenic beauty, Lachung also offers skiing and trekking paths for adventure junkies. The historic Lachung Gompa monastery has some beautiful ancient inscriptions.
The average minimum and maximum temperature of Lachung is as given below. The best time to visit Lachung is also specified.