Yumthang Valley (even Known as Valley of flowers) is an eye catching vale surrounded by the Himalayan Mountains in the North Sikkim District. By the way the main valley of flower is situated in Uttarakhand. It is home of Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which is natural garden with twenty four class of the rhododendron flowers. Due to heavy rainfall the Yumthang valley is closed from December to march. But while it is open, the valley looks awfully picturesque, with beautiful flower, a River flowing through the valley, Green slopes enclosed with trees. The peaceful air of Yumthang valley cannot be explained by words.
You should plan once in life to visit Yumthang Valley, Lachung and zero Poing from Gangtok. If you visit all three places then you will be need to stay overnight in Lachung before come back to Gangtok. Lachung is the nearest Town of Valley. Before Visiting Yumthang valley you should go Gangtok to take permission for visiting on the valley. Because of, it is nearness with Indo-China border.
Lanchung (Means Small Pass) is a town and splendid hill station in Northeast Sikkim and situated near the Tibet border. Lachung give you way to view Snow peak and in March, April and may you can see wild flower or Rhododendrons. You can visit Yumesamdong from Lachung where you can view Snow in summer.
Zero point is also known as Yume Samdong and it is situated on the 15000 ft and 23 km far from Yumthang. Zero point is situated a short distance from China border that why visitors are not allowed to go beyond the Zero Point. Zero point is a beautiful place where three Rivers meet with surrounding snow-clad mountains and stunning picturesque views. Most part of year it is covered with snow.