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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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New Delhi, India
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

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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Bilaspur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Nathula Pass, which connects India with China, is situated at 35 km of east Sikkim. Shared taxies chrarges you 150/- per person but you can book private taxies for just 4500/- only. It looks a little costlier but when you travel on this road u can understand the right thing. This distance consumes more than 2 hours just for its... More

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I Personally salute Our Army. ITs located at 14000 feet and due to the high Altitude,people might get uncomfortable due to lack of oxygen level. But once you reach there it takes about 5-6 mins to settle down and get use to it. Best is travel with your windows rolled down so that your body get acclimatised and you dont... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

The view after reaching nathu LA is truly breathtaking. The track to reach there is very rough and uneven, you can say breath taking in other sense. Temperature drops very fast at nathu LA. Hats off to our soldiers, who live there and protect us. At the top India and China is divided just by a wall. In fact, structures... More

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