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Yumthang Valley

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Address: North Sikkim, Lachung, India
Phone Number: 9933448360
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Visit to Sikkim is incomplete without this part of Sikkim!!!

Well if you visit Sikkim, there certain number of places where tourists visits and actually depends upon the number of days you have to spend. To visit the famous Yumthang... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well if you visit Sikkim, there certain number of places where tourists visits and actually depends upon the number of days you have to spend. To visit the famous Yumthang valley, you need minimum three days, firs day from Gangtok to Lachung which is beautiful drive but mind you, the roads are pretty tough, very poor in lots of patches... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Yumthang valley is an excellent place. It is so beautiful that pictures taken here look like greetings.

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Pontian Kecil, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is heaven on earth. Valley is surrounded by snow covered mountains. Calm and devine atmosphere. Cold and magic breeze felt like ice spa. Must visit once in life... I will come again.

Thank Javed J
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

A trip to Yumthang Valley, a veritable valley of flowers in North Sikkim, in the months of April and May are a visual treat for your eyes. The Valley has a Rhododendron sanctuary (Singba) which houses a lot of variety of the rhododendron. In the flowering season, bright red, orange, purple and white rhododendron were everywhere and primulas along with... More 

Thank Penyatra
Gangtok, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

One of the most beautiful place in Sikkim.You have to visit this place to believe that natural beauty exists in Sikkim. if you travel in April- may you can see wonderful flower valley on the way.Further you can go to Zero point if you want to enjoy in snow.

Thank vijay789
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Nice scenic beauty is wat I can say river side yaks glazing cool breeze wavering ... you can go further to Zero point.... which is splendid ...

Thank Srikiran R
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

as famous this valley is similar to kashmir ki kali of East. one can see entire stretch in colorful flowers, though some portion are destroyed by ravaged landslides :( the time of visit is too crucial & if one really wants to see the impeccable view , he should visit from sept - nov for best of this valley blooming.... More 

Thank Himanshu M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

After already being in pahalgam valley in kashmir i wasnt expecting much...but whoaaa..yumthang valley did take my breath away...d snow clad mountains in d background..d rhododendrons all sprouting vibrant colours in d foreground(its home to d shingba rhododendron sanctuary)..d barren landscapes further north up ..d yak grazing green pastures...d azure green lakes n gurgling teesta river flowing al d way... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

Picturesque valley. Best time to visit is between mid of March to mid of April, you will find the entire valley full of Rhododendrons. Even at our visit we found plenty of flowers around the valley as well as on the road. Road approaching the valley is motorable but little difficult. You won't find any place to stay neither any... More 

Thank Saikat R
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2016

The Yumthang Valley is a grazing pasture surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in Northern Sikkim. It is at an elevation of about 11700 ft above mean sea level. Its about 150 kilometres from the state capital Gangtok. It is popularly known as the 'Valley of Flowers' and is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over twenty-four species of... More 

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