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Nathula Pass

Gangtok, India
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Ranked #1 of 12 Activities in Gangtok
Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Sightseeing Tours
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Type: Scenic/ Historic Walking Areas, Sightseeing Tours
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

Nathula pass in the India-China border. I was lucky to be able to visit this place even in Jan. The view from the top is awesome. The Chilly wind that blow is a nice experience. Though there is nothing much to do on top but still i found it a nice place. Have a hot tea in the chilly winds... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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33 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

As much as I would like to explain, it's difficult to put in words what I felt at the top of the pass.. A drive of about 3 hours takes you to Nathula, the closest you can get to China from India. You pass Tsomgo lake on the way. The drive is adventurous because you pass various small villages, army... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

This place just makes you respect the army more. We visited this place in the month of October and the temperature was freezing. It was difficult to climb the stairs as well. There is no view but you are the border with China just a feet away. You will need a pass to get through and only a few cars... More 

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Allahabad, India
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

A fabulous place for adventure, mountain and show lovers, where we can see the Indo - China border. this is located at high altitude.

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Calcutta, West Bengal, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

if you go to gangtok, this should be the thing on your priority list. DO NOT MISS IT. Its a great road trip and an amazing feeling to stand at india china border. its damn cold at the top so wear some woollen clothes. do try the cafe at the top.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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48 reviews 48 reviews
20 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Pre Trip : If you have a package already then you would have already paid for the trip and other details , so not to worry . If you don't have a package , at MG Road in gangtok there are multiple tours and travellers who should not charge more than 700 /- per person , along with two photos... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

It is an absolute awesome feeling of being an India right at the border when you could look into China. The pride just make you explode. Salute to the soldier watching out at zero degree for me to sleep at night, write this review and have a peaceful life. BIG SALUTE!!. You need permit to visit Nathula which is definitely... More 

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New Delhi, India
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9 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

You need to take a train till New Jalpaiguri to reach any of these places.... Once you reach New Jalpaiguri (early mrning or afternoon.... don't try to travel to these places from New Jalpaiguri as the roads are very dangerous to drive post sunset), just come out of Railway station... You'll find any taxi's giving lucrative deals, offers to take... More 

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Jammu and Kashmir, India
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Had a day-trip to Nathula Pass, Baba mandir and Tsomgo lake. Sudden weather change and high winds at Nathula transfers you to a different world. Amazing commitment by Indian Army to protect our borders at such inclement weather Key ToDo from the visit- - Spot chinese on the other side of the wall - Have coffee/ momos at the cafe... More 

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Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India
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6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

can see china border very closely pleasent atmoshphere, snow start falling in dec Monday to thursday market is there at nathula pass where people from other side sells good warm cloths in cheap prices

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