Gangtok is an attractive tourist destination, reflecting a unique ambience which derives from its happy blend of tradition and modernity. Alongside the deeply felt presence of stupas and monasteries, Gangtok also bustles like any other thriving town.
Lachung is a town located in the North Sikkim district and is near the border with China. Lachung is at the confluence of the Lachen River and Lachung Rivers, tributaries of the River Teesta. Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains in North Sikkim. It is at a distance of 150 km from the state capital Gangtok and is also home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary. A tributary of the river Teesta flows past the valley and the town of Lachung.
Darjeeling, nestled among rolling mountains, is a perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts. Popular places to visit include Tiger Hill, Batasia Loop and the War Memorial, and the Himalayan Zoological Park and Snow Leopard Breeding Center.