Gangtok – Lachen
A special early morning trip has been arranged to take you to Tsuklakhang, the royal chapel of Namgyals of Sikkim
After breakfast, you will drive to the picturesque North Sikkim town of Lachen, which forms the base to Chopta Valley and the stunning Gurudongmar Lake. The local inhabitants of Lachen are called Lachenpas: the Bhutia tribe, which had migrated from Tibet into Sikkim, Nepal, Darjeeling, and Kalimpong came through different passes in the Himalayas. Based on the geographical indications, the inhabitants of Lachen (Tibetan: "big pass") came to be known as Lachenpas, and the inhabitants of Lachung (Tibetan: "small pass") came to be known as Lachungpas.
En route you will halt at Planters Home, Mangan, to enjoy a delicious lunch cooked using locally grown farm ingredients.
The drive will take you past numerous waterfalls, and you will able to enjoy a quick stop at Naga Waterfall before reaching Lachen.
You will be staying the night in Lachen.