Lungthung Village is located at an altitude of 11,500 feet above sea-level. It is perched on a hilltop and offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan Ranges. One can see the snow clad peaks of Mount Kanchenjunga on one side and the winding roads of Zuluk on the other.
During winters, the entire village is buried under white snow. It is famous as a sunrise point. One can see a most amazing sunrise over the peaks of Kanchenjunga from Lungthung. The famous Thambi View Point lies close by. It offers the best view of the eastern Himalayas. The surrounding forests are home to a number of rare birds such as Pheasants and even the Red Panda can be found here. A host of wild flowers, rhododendrons, and ferns bloom during spring time.