Timings: Open 24 x 7 Major Airports: Bagdogra Airport Best time: October to June (Read More)
A small village resides on your way to Yumthang. Grazed by the blue and pristine Lachen Chu and the Lachung Chu, Chungthang valley is considered to be a saint and holy place which has been blessed by Guru Padmasambhava, also known as the patron saint of Sikkim.
The major attractions of this glorious history bear the hands and the footprints of the holy saint Guru Padmasambhava. The major cultivation of the place is vegetation which is believed to be a blessing of Guru Padmasambhava who sprinkled some handful of grains on this spot which has sprouted as paddy ever since, is also known as the Demazong which means the hidden valley of rice of Sikkim. The place of Chungthang is a must visit where one can explore the profound tranquillity amidst the alpine vegetations of Lachung and Lachen; where the two roads diverge to lead to this small place. The serenity is going to lure into extending you a few days more in this place.
Best Time to Visit
Although the high altitude of 9,600 feet above the sea level makes it a prominent attraction attracting tourists all year long but the best time of visit in the starting months of winter commencing from October to June.
The place is throughout the day and can welcome you anytime you want.
There are no entry fees charged to enter the valley.
How To Reach
The nearest rail track to the city of Pelling is the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station situated at a distance of 169.9 km and takes around 5 hours and 48 minutes to reach the valley. The nearest airport is the Bagdogra Airport in Siliguri.