Yumthang Hot Spring an unforgettable experience

Head to Yumthang Hot Spring for an unforgettable experience

Author: TG Contributor
Date: 2020-10-19

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Sikkim offers travellers with a riveting and an unforgettable experience exploring the many wonders it has to offer. And one such attraction this land provides is the hot springs. It is believed that due to high in Sulphur content these hot springs have medicinal value and therefore, they are ideal for taking a dip. There are numbers of hot springs found in Sikkim like Shagyong Hot Spring, Borong Hot Spring, Ralong Hot Spring, Gangyap Hot Spring, Tholung Hot Spring, Reshi Hot Spring and many more, the Reshi Hot Spring which is located approximately at a distance of 25 kilometres away from Gyalshing is one of the most popular hot springs of Sikkim. Likewise, there are well known hot water Springs in North Sikkim too. The Yumthang hot water spring is on the way to Yumthang valley, also popularly known as the Valley of Flowers across the Lachung chu river. The water is heated due to the presence of sulphur which is then mixed with the icy cold water of Lachung chu river. The heated water is channelized in Log huts, a dip in warm water is quite refreshing. To reach the spot from the main road one needs to walk for a few hundred yards.