Distance : 141 km
Estimated Time : 5.5 hours
The Yumthang Valley or Sikkim Valley of Flowers sanctuary, is a nature sanctuary with river, hot springs, yaks and grazing pasture on rolling meadows surrounded by the Himalayan mountains in the North Sikkim district of Sikkim state in India. It is at an elevation of 3,564 metres (11,693 ft) above msl at a distance of approx 150 kilometres (93 mi) from the state capital Gangtok.
“Yumthang Valley - A guide for witnessing the beauty & magic of nature at its best”
It is popularly known as 'Valley of Flowers' and is home to the Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary, which has over twenty-four species of the rhododendron, the state flower. Tourists may travel from Gangtok to Lachung (the nearest village where accommodation is available) and stay over night. The best season for visiting Yumthang valley starts in late February and continues up to mid June, when thousands of colourful flowers are in full bloom. However, to enjoy a clear sky and brilliant view of snow-capped mountains, the September - December season would be ideal.
Taxi from Gangtok to Yumthang is readily available at CabBazar.
Gangtok to Yumthang by car is well connected via Singtam - Chungthang road and is a very convenient and comfortable drive. Gangtok to Yumthang distance is 141 Km and is a 5.5 hours journey. Just slide down your windows and enjoy the beauty of the journey with your favourite music. Other famous tourist places on this route and nearby are :
Phuni Valley Viewpoint
Lachung-Chopta Valley,Seven Sisters Waterfalls,Thangu,Mangan etc.
Munlom Nature Resort
You can plan to include them in your itinerary. With CabBazar, you can customize the itinerary as per your choice and enjoy the trip to fullest.
Valley of Flowers
Zero Point Yumthang Valley
Jawaharlal Nehru Botanical Garden
Shingba Rhododendron Sanctuary
Being an Aggregator, CabBazar provides you enormous car options for your Gangtok to Yumthang taxi booking. You can mention your specific preference, if any, while raising a taxi booking request. Our partnered taxi services providers have various cars available with them for Gangtok to Yumthang taxi service. At high level, we classify taxi in below four categories :
Gangtok to Yumthang Taxi Prices
Per Km Rate
|Hatchback||Wagon-R, Indica or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|Sedan||Dzire, Etios or similar||4 seater||Rs. 9|
|SUV||Xylo, Ertiga or similar||6 seater||Rs. 12.5|
|Assured Innova||Innova, Innova Crysta||6 seater||Rs. 13.5|
CabBazar is committed to keep the pricing as simple and clear as possible. So, we provide one price for your Gangtok to Yumthang taxi which covers a specified maximum kilometer and maximum days. So, you know upfront how much taxi is going to cost you and plan your budget well.
The prices are dynamic and transparent and give a win-win deal for both you and our partnered taxi services providers. You can choose car as per your preference.
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