By Prasanta Biswas

Road To Heaven

State/Province/Region
OT
Country
IN
Nearest Area
Gangtok
Town
Yumthang
Brief Directions

This famous valley in North Sikkim lies 140km north of Gangtok. Lachung provides the base for exploration of Yumthang, the valley of flowers. Situated at an altitude of 11800 ft ( 3564m) with a close proximity of Tibet, Yumthang is a unique place where the tree line ends.

Notes

This photographs has taken by me.

Description

The picturesque road from Lachung and Yumthang is lined with rhododendrons on both sides that bloom during the months of April and May giving the valley its name of the valley of flowers.

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Date Added
May 28, 2010
Date Taken
May 28, 2010

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