Lachung in Sikkim Reopens for Tourists After a Brief Closure



After being closed for tourists due to flash floods in early October, the enchanting tourist destination of Lachung in Sikkim is set to welcome visitors once again. The resilient efforts in road restoration have triumphed, making the picturesque spot accessible from December 1 via an alternative route through Dzongu-Shipgyer.

The Alternative Route to Lachung in Sikkim

The successful completion of road restoration made way for the reopening of Lachung. The alternative route, albeit adding 16-17 km to the journey, ensures a scenic path via Dzongu-Shipgyer, offering a unique travel experience for all visitors.

Lachen-Gurudongmar Point Still Under Restoration

While Lachung in Sikkim reopens its doors, the nearby Lachen-Gurudongmar point remains closed for the time being. Restoration works are actively underway in the aftermath of the flash floods, and until further notice, access to this point will be restricted. The decision prioritizes safety and thorough restoration in the affected regions. The decision to reopen Lachung comes almost two months after the region faced severe devastation from the flash floods. 

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The reopening of Lachung stands as a testament to the resilience of the local community and the concerted efforts in restoring normalcy. Nature’s recovery parallels the revitalization of this stunning destination, enticing travelers to behold its scenic wonders. It extends an invitation to contribute actively to the region’s rejuvenation. 

Lachung in Sikkim, despite recent challenges, emerges as a symbol of renewal. It showcases the indomitable human spirit that prevails against adversity. If you are planning to explore this beautiful place, search flights and book your itinerary with Indian Eagle. It is an online flight booking company that has been offering the best airfare from USA to India for 15+ years. So, why wait? Book your Indian Eagle plane tickets today!

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