Taxi service to visit yumthang valley north sikkim

taxi service to visit yumthang valley north sikkim

The Yumthang Valley - the famous valley in North SIkkim lies 140 kms north of capital Gangtok with an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,693 ft) above msl at a distance of 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the state capital Gangtok. Yumthang valley is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers' and is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower. A tributary of the river Teesta flows past the valley and the town of Lachung, the nearest inhabited centre. Yumthang is covered with heavy snowfalls between December and March. There is also a small hot water pond near yumthang valley.

Best way to reach yumthang valley is from Gangtok. You need to stay one day at lachung valley to visit yumthang valley. Contact us if you are looking taxi for yumthang valley. We also provide gangtok to yumthang valley north sikkim cab for package tour.


Tour Itinerary

gangtok to yumthang valley taxi fare starting at Rs. 5,999 * [ 1 Night 2 Days - Full Vehicle ].


Day 1 : GANGTOK - LACHUNG (122 KMS / 6-8 HRS)

Pick up from Gangtok hotel at around 9.30 – 10 am [ after permit is created] and transfer to Lachung via Tashi view point, Butterfly or Seven Sister waterfalls [depending on road opened], Mangan Valley [lunch Point], Singhik waterfalls, Naga waterfalls, Toong Check post, Chumthang valley [Tea/Snacks Point], Bhim nala waterfalls. Reach Lachung by 5-6 pm. Rest at hotel or visit Lachung in the evening.

Day 2 : LACHUNG - YUMTHANG VALLEY - GANGTOK (172 KMS / 8-10 HRS)

Pick up from Lachung hotel at around 7.00 am and transfer to Yumthang valley. On the way visit Singhba Rhododendron Sanctuary and Hot Waterspot. Return to Lachung by 12 noon. After Lunch transfer to Gangtok hotel. Reach Gangtok by 6-7 pm. Evening free to visit Gangtok market at your own.
(In case of Land slide or any other reason lachung valley is closed we will provided alternate sightseeing.)


Guest willing to visit bagadgora to yumthang valley has to stay at Lacheung for 1 night. Next day they can go for lachung to yumthang valley and back to gangtok or pelling or darjeeling or bagdogra or kalimpong. Bagdogra to yumthang taxi fare is Rs. 6,499

Places to visit near yumthang valley

Lachen valley : book taxi services from lachung valley to yumthang valley to lachen valley at price starting at Rs. 4,499 *. You can also cover Bhim nala water falls, chumthang, Lachen valley.

Gurudongmar Lake : book taxi services from gangtok to Gurudongmar lake at price starting at Rs. 8,999 *. You can also cover Lachen, Thangu valley.

Kala pathar : book taxi services from gangtok to Kala pathar at price starting at Rs. 8,999 *. You can also cover Lachen, Thangu valley.

Lachung valley : book taxi services from gangtok to lachung north sikkim at price starting at Rs. 5,999. You can also cover yumthang valley.

Yumesamdong / zero point : book taxi services from yumthang valley to yumesamdong zero point at price starting at Rs. 2,999.

Katao : book taxi services from lachung to yumthang valley to katao north sikkim at price starting at Rs. 5,999. You can also cover yumthang valley and lachung valley.


Permit and Entry Rules to visit yumthang valley north sikkim

Indian : Indian tourists visiting yumthang valley require special permit to visit. This special permit are provided by Travel Agents in Sikkim, Goverment Authority. There are two checkpost through which you can visit yumthang valley. They are either through Gangtok or Mangan. To create permit the visiter has to provide below documents:
Passport Size Photo : Two Passport Size photo for each members above 5 years.
ID with Address Proof : An ID with valid ID proof xerox copy is require to create permit. for each members above 5 years. (for eg. Voter ID, Passport, Driving License with Address part)

Foreigner : Foreigners are allowed to visit lachen valley with special permit. There should be atleast 2 foreigners to visit Lachen valley. This special permit are provided by Travel Agents in Sikkim, Goverment Authority. Foreigner visiting lachen valley from Gangtok need to produce following documents:
Passport & Visa: 4 copies of Passport and visa is required.
Inner Line Permit (ILP) : 4 copies of ILP is required also required. This ILP is created in sikkim border either in Rangpho or Melli before entering sikkim.
Photo : 4 copies of passport size photo is required.

Route to yumthang valley

There are only one route to visit yumthang valley i.e to visit yumthang valley via lachung valley. Tourist(s) visting yumthang valley are suggested to make minimum of 1 night and 2 days tour plan.


Distance

Gangtok to Lachung valley : 125 kms.
Lachung to Yumthang valley : 24 kms.


Accomodation:

A forest rest house is the only permanent residence in the Yumthang valley. Due to heavy snowfalls and climatic conditions, guest visiting yumthang valley are suggested to stay at lachung valley. Lachung valley has many normal and luxury hotels and homestays.


Best time to visit yumthang valley north sikkim

Best time to visit yumthang valley north sikkim is during the months of March, April, May, June, September, October, Nov. Most of the roads remains closed during the month of July, August due to heavy rainfall and landslides.