A valley beautiful end April & May whenit is covered in Rhododendrons Otherwise, it is just ok U can rent snow rain gumboots@ 40 after bargaining
Pros: 1. Gr8 view 2. Full ice landscape in winters. 3. Few lucky people will get ice-rain Cons:1. Very hard and expensive to reach. 2. High altitude related breathing troubles are evident.
Go for it...guys We traveled to Gangtok and North Sikkim Nov 2103.... Had a nice over all experience. Only thing, we mis-calculated the travel times based on Mr Google's advise. Over all was worth it, folks you need to factor in travel times twice or more than normal. Give yourself at least 2 nights at Yarlam Lachung
Lachung a still virgin detination in Sikkim is famous as a rhododendron valley .an annual fest organised here attracts tourists from worldwide the beautifull snow capped peaks, hot springs yaks and tranquil environment is just awesome
We visited Yumthang valley in Nov 13 when coming back from zero point. It was very beautiful, snowy, and the sound of flowing river was mesmerizing. Also, it was very windy so felt quite cold. The flowers were not there in Nov, and it started to snow a little bit after some time. Beautiful snow capped peaks could be seen... More
Yumthang Valley is situated at an altitude of about 11,800 ft.It is 149 Kms(approx). from Gangtok. It is covered with rhododendronshrubs and trees of various species.Surrounded by snow capped mountains with beautiful white clouds forming over them, it looks so heavenly, & river Lachung Chu flows at a fierce pace through the valley.It falls en route to Zero Point, &... More
Yumthang valley is very much discussed and famous. Located 20 km ahead from Lachung. There is actually a valley view with so many mountains and a river. natural beauty is awesome. Although people may find it a bit less after going thru a difficult journey to lachung, Overnight stay and then journey to Yumthang. Good place for nature lovers.
My heading is literally right. It there is a heaven that this is it. If the weather is clear this place is heavenly. As we have ready in books at childhood, that a Valley is a plane land surrounded by mountains, this place is just the perfect example. Surrounded by high snow capped peaks all around 360 degree and a... More
scary road but a very scenic beauty around, the best time to visit is march.... fairly clean and untouched place.. makes us feel on top of the world
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