Yumthang Valley Tourist Guide – Valley of Flowers

Yumthang Valley Tourist Guide – Valley of Flowers - Destination Overview
  • Package Prices
    Yumthang Valley packages Starting From INR 13,100/-(2 night 3 days)
  • Location: Sikkim,India -737120
  • Altitude: about 11,800 ft.
  • Longitude: 88.6958° E
  • Latitude: 27.8268° N,
  • Nearest Airport: Siliguri Airport
  • Nearest Train Station: New Jalpaiguri Railway station
  • How to reach: By Flight: The town of Siliguri has the only airport in the region and this is the best option for those who are planning to arrive by air. The Bagdogra Airport is situated outside the town and the place has good connectivity to several cities across the country. By Train: If you are planning to travel by rail, the Jalpaiguri station that is located in the town of Siliguri is the best option. Train connectivity to the station is excellent and one can reach the place from cities such as Chennai, Guwahati, New Delhi and many others
  • Season to Visit: September - December season would be ideal.

Yumthang Valley Tourist Guide – Valley of Flowers

Yumthang Valley Tourist Guide: Overview

Yumthang Valley is a beautiful valley situated in north Sikkim. Yumthang situated at a height of 11800 feet is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers', Located at a distance of 148 kms from Gangtok. It is a paradise for nature lovers with a fascinating blend of flora and fauna and breathtaking scenic beauty. Yumthang Valley famous valley in North Sikkim lies 140km north of Gangtok. Lachung provides the base for exploration of Yumthang, the valley of flowers. Yumthang is a unique place where the tree line ends.

What is unique in Yumthang Valley and why?

Yumthang valley is unique which offers views of a stunning array of peaks with Pauhunri and Shundu Tsenpa. Thousands of colorful flowers are in full bloom. It provides snow-capped mountains. A number of hot springs are scattered in the valley providing an unexpected opportunity to feel the warmth of the water even in freezing temperature. Rich in sulphur these springs are believed to have miraculous healing power.

Gangtok to Yumthang Taxi fare

Gangtok to Yumthang is about 127 km away from Gangtok. If you travel from by taxi then you will reach easily and comfortable with in 5.5 Hours at Rs.4000/- on one way.

Valley of flowers Sikkim

The Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India. Yumthang Valley is extremely picturesque, with green slopes covered with trees, yaks grazing in the flower-spangled grassy plains below, and a river flowing right through the valley. The serene and tranquil air of the Valley cannot be described in words. A single visit there can leave the visitor in an enchanted state for weeks.  It is the home to Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, and over 24 different species of Rhododendron flower have been discovered so far. With a tributary of the Teesta River flowing beautifully past the valley, Yumthang turns into a heaven on earth during the spring season.

Yumthang package tour cost from Gangtok

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