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Nathula Pass

Gangtok, India
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Ranked #1 of 10 Activities in Gangtok
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas
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Bharuch, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Hi! It was our very first visit to eastern Himalaya. We visited Sikkim in 2nd – 3rd wk of April, family group of 5, reached Bagdogra by Air, further travel by road. We reached Gangtok, beautiful capital of Sikkim, and then explored northern Sikkim... Our first day was local sightseeing at Gangtok and leisure walk on MG Road by evening...... More

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Varanasi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

You can visit this indo chinese border if you are Indian. Tour Opeators will take your id card xerox and your 2 passport size photos and they charge 750 rs for tour to Nathula pass, Harbhajan baba mandir and Thsangu lake for full day tour.Located arround 58 km from Gangtok at an altitude of 14200 ft and full way is... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Nathula Pass was a major corridor of passage between India and Tibet before it was closed in 1962. Located around 56 kms from Gangtok at an altitude of 14450 ft, the road to Nathula passes through the Tsomgo lake. It is one of the highest motorable roads in the world and is richly surrounded by alpine flora. On a clear... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I visited Sikkim and Nathula in April 2014. I have already written a review of this place but I forgot to mention the name and number of driver who took us there. He was such an awesome person. I think people can take his services. Nathula is beautiful...awesome....mesmerizing...your sikkim trip is a waste if you do not go to Nathula...However... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Pastanga a small village, situated in the East District of Sikkim state, at an altitude of 1423 meter is an ideal place for those who wish to experience the sampling of traditional Sikkimese village life. The village is well connected by road via Ranipool and Bhusuk, and is just an hour scenic drive from the capital city, Gangtok. One can... More

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

India-China Border. If you want to see border, camp, army of both the countries then you can visit this place. View is good and it is very cold and fogs, and because of fogs sometimes you wont get chance to visit this place. if you have breathing problem then avoid this place because altitude is 14000 ft. Indian army will... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Nathula pass is basically China border at the height of 14,000 feet.This is a must visit place. I visit nathula on 12th july from gangtok & share taxi charge me 700/- including permit. The road between gangtok to nathula (56 Km.) is not so good. Its a land slide prone area. There had many land slides on the way &... More

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Raipur, Chhattisgarh, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

It can cost around 7-8 k extra for this trip & is worth it !!!!!! You stop in between at Tshangu lake & Baba Dham . If the weather is not good & you have to cancel for any reasons like rains or landslide their is no refund of money. Nathula permit gets confirmed 24 hrs prior to the journey... More

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Ludhiana, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

it is on the height of nearly 17000 ft. along with china border the place is enroute to tsongo lake. roads are bad but the scenary is so beauty full the only snow covered mountains to see and enjoy the nature through the way you can't stop your camera. but at the top there was a very strong air we... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

Nathula pass is at a distance of 54 KM from Gangtok at an elevation of 14000 feet. The road from Gangtok has very steep slope and it takes about 4 to 5 hours to reach here. It is a full day tour with a per passenger cost of 600 to 700 Rs on a shared SUV. Chilly wind greets the... More

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