Travel Tips: Sikkim's 'Valley of Flowers' is very beautiful, definitely plan to visit!



Sikkim is no less than heaven on earth. This northeastern state is famous all over the world for its beauty. That's why it attracts millions of people. Located about 140 kilometers north of Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim, it is also known as the Valley of Flowers.

Tourists to Yumthang can witness a mesmerizing display of beautiful flowers. If you are planning a trip to Sikkim, then you should not miss some places otherwise your trip will remain incomplete. Situated at an altitude of 3,564 meters, it is considered a major destination for adventure lovers.

Why is Yumthang special?

This valley is famous for its spectacular views. Yumthang Valley has more than 24 species of rhododendron flowers. These flowers bloom from February to June. Additionally, you will also find hot water springs here which are known to soothe various skin-related problems. You can indulge in activities like trekking during your trip.


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Keep these things in mind

You can plan a trip to Yumthang Valley in any season but do carry warm clothes. Due to its high altitude, the weather here remains unpredictable. Also, there are no ATMs nearby, so carry some cash with you. Most importantly, a permit is required to visit this place. Be sure to obtain the necessary permits before your trip.


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How to reach Yumthang

Yumthang Valley is located at a distance of about 150 kilometers from Gangtok. Traveling by road is the most convenient option. From Gangtok, first head towards Lachung, and then proceed towards Yumthang. The journey from Lachung to Yumthang may take around 50 minutes. So this time you can explore this new destination in Sikkim.