TRENDING NEWS
  • Germany forecasts tourism surge during UEFA Euro 2024
  • Modi urges toursits to spend 105 of their travel budget to purchase local goods
  • Kerala to undertake intiatives to promote the state as global meeting veue
  • Swiss cancels plans for domestic A340 this summer
  • Scandron receives DGCA logistics drone certificate
  • Air India, Tata Advanced System to invest INR 2,300cr in Karnataka
  • Plan is to bring Air India on the same level as Vistara: CEO

North Sikkim’s Lachung-Yumthang axis to reopen for tourists

Lachung-Yumthang axis in North Sikkim is set to re-open for tourists and visitors along Sankalang- Toong-Chungthang Road from December 1, having been closed since floods on the Teesta River in October.

Prakash Chettri, Tourism Secretary, Sikkim, said, “Lachung – Yumthang point has now been made accessible from another route of Sankalang – Toong – Chungthang Road. This new route is around 16 kilometres longer than the normal route to Lachung. The tourism department had issued an advisory for a month that all places are safe to visit except for extreme North Sikkim following the flood on River Teesta due to Lhonak Lake outburst”.

However, Lachen – Gurudongmar point will remain inaccessible, and the restoration work has been going on in full swing, he said.

Read Previous

Sri Lanka Implements visa-free entry for 7 countries, including India

Read Next

Routes Asia 2025 to be held in Perth, Australia from March 25-27

Most Popular

Download Magazine