Yumthang hot springs

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    Location: RMCP+QF6, Yumthang, Sikkim 737120, India

    Estimated Visiting Time: More than 4 hours

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    Many natural hot springs may be found in Sikkim. The majority of them have medical benefits. The steaming waters are said to have significant therapeutic uses due to their high Sulfur content. The water in these hot springs has an average temperature of around 50°C. The Yumthang hot springs are one of the most famous hot springs. It’s a major tourist attraction.

    Yumthang Tsachu is how the locals refer to it. It is located at an elevation of more than 11,800 feet above sea level. This hot water spring is located in the Lachung river’s course and can be reached after a 5-minute walk from Yumthang hamlet. This wonderful pool of hot waters is reached through a pedestrian trail that passes across a short bridge over the Lachung river.


    The major attraction of this place is taking a hot bath. Because of its medical benefits, visitors like to come here.


    Yumthang hot springs

    The locals have been living here for many years. It is said that during the English period, influential people used to come here and spend lazy time and bathe in hot water for pleasure. Although bathing here is a tradition for the locals. They believe that bathing in it cures the disease.

    Inside/Outside Views

    Yumthang hot springs

    The area is surrounded by huge stones and small waterfalls. This place is full of energetic environments because of its geographical position. In the winter season, immigrant birds come here and make this place even more beautiful.

    Opening Hours

    The opening hours are 7.00 AM and 7.00 PM.

    Entry & Others Fees

    No entry fees.

    How to Reach

    Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport, and New Jalpaiguri train station is the nearest railway station, both of which are located in Siliguri. From any location, one may go to Gangtok via any method of transportation. The distance between Siliguri and Gangtok is typically 4 to 5 hours, however, travel time may vary depending on road conditions and traffic. To go to Lachung from Gangtok, take a cab from the main town. There are many other tourist attractions along the road to Lachen where visitors may relax and enjoy the lengthy trip.

    Tips for Travellers

    November to February is the best time for the travelers to visit here.


    Que-01: Is this place safe to visit?

    Ans: Yes, it is safe to visit.

    Que-02: Near Police Station

    Ans: Lachung Police Station

    We wish you all the best for your journey. Happy Travel!!!

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