Lachen is a small scenic hill-town of Lachen is located in North Sikkim district of the Northeast Indian state of Sikkim. Elevated at an altitude of 2750 m above the sea level, it is located about 129 km away from Gangtok, the capital city of the state. The town provides access to various mesmerising destinations of tourist attraction. The high altitude of the town is the reason for its climate to be cold in winter and temperate for the rest of the year.
The nearest airport to Lachen is in Bagdogra town at a distance of hardly 200 km. The New Jalpaiguri Railway Station is the closest railway station to Lachen, situated at a distance of 196 km. The National Highway 10 excellently connects the towns of Siliguri and Lachen. There are also cars available from Gangtok.