We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Nathula Pass

Closed Now: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Book In Advance
In high demand - travelers recommend booking ahead!
Why Book on TripAdvisor?
  • Tour highlights & full itinerary
  • Easy online booking
  • Lowest price guaranteed
More Information
1,355
All photos (1,355)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good19%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“indian army”(216 reviews)
“barbed wire”(22 reviews)
About
Closed Now
Hours Today: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
See all hours
Contact
Gangtok 737101, India
Improve This Listing
Reviews (1,767)
Filter reviews
1,766 results
Traveler rating
1,330
348
69
15
4
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
1,330
348
69
15
4
Show reviews that mention
All reviews indo china border indian army barbed wire extreme weather high altitude must visit place photography is strictly prohibited brave soldiers silk route monday and tuesday border area baba mandir oxygen levels travel agent breathing problems id proof feel proud
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 1,766 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

As the weather is too cold, and due to heavy snow fall the roads are blocked. choose it from March to May and have prior permission 24 hours before

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Advsushil
Reviewed yesterday

The proud feeling to see a border of the country, with a history and being protected by our men in uniform. Proud of them to have kept us safe.Very nice place to visit. Aged persons may find difficult to breathe due to high altitude. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PrateekB200
Reviewed 4 days ago

The road that leads to this place, several passing-by army trucks, our soldiers in full valor, the LAC.., gives you goosebumps The border is separated on chinese side by their compund wall and indian side has barbed wire fencing. One can actually set foot right...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank 007_roshanr
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Salute to the army they are protecting us in such a harsh weather so cool and chilly air..the view was magnificent snow lad mountain are adding flavour to this pass. Carry enough woolen and infants are not advisable

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 126ravir
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nathula pass is india China border.situated at height of 14000ft is a serene and beautiful place.need a permit before hand.but a do visit place in east sikkim

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank DevendraY46
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

As an indian it feels good to visit the paas but that's it. Pictures not allowed. You see few bunkers and China flags. Armed men tell stories of the invasion. Its a tick but alright

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sg745
Reviewed 1 week ago

Its the Indo-China Border at about 16000 ft altitude. Indian and chinese soldiers stand eye to eye and just a barbed-wire fence devides the two sides.The high altitudes present its own challenges because of thinner air and lesser oxygen , eg. little shortness in breathing,slight...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank sushil612014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One must see this place. How our brave soldiers are guarding our nation at very high altitude. They are real hero in real life.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Arvind T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited on 23-11-18 cool breeze awesome view yak ride at changu lake above the clouds fresh snow view

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RamKumar2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are in Gangtok, do not miss a chance to visit Nathula Pass, the Indo-Chinese border separated by a barbed wire fence. Don't bother trying to hire a private tour to Nathula for small groups, as there are limited number of vehicles allowed each...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank KAVITA J
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 145 nearby hotels
Club Mahindra Gangtok, Royal Demazong
392 reviews
11.41 miles away
Tashiling Residency Hotel & Spa
136 reviews
11.87 miles away
Retreat Hotel & Spa
16 reviews
12.51 miles away
Udaan, Woodberry Hotel and Spa
335 reviews
12.86 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 131 nearby restaurants
Cafe Live & Loud
338 reviews
13.81 miles away
Roll House
492 reviews
13.88 miles away
Baker's Cafe
777 reviews
13.89 miles away
Taste of Tibet
406 reviews
13.89 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 79 nearby attractions
Nathang Valley
55 reviews
6.07 miles away
Zuluk Wildlife Area
91 reviews
9.78 miles away
Tsomgo Lake
3,253 reviews
13.88 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Daydream64207028420
December 9, 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Abhimanyu S | Reviewed this property |
You mean your own private car? I would highly advise against it. Too much of a hassle with all the paperwork and checking.
0
Votes
adftr
December 7, 2018|
Answer
Response from bohomagic | Reviewed this property |
yes.
0
Votes
Travel Forum Posts
OnTheGO4it
Mumbai, India
10 days Gangtok tour in july first week, needs help (5 Replies)
Hi Friends, Below is my tour plan, but I have doubts: 1. Arrive and transfer to Gangtok. - night gangtok 2. local sight seeing gangtok - night gangtok 3. leave for lachen - night lachen 4. early morning gurudongmar - return to lachung - night stay Lachung 5. Early morning yumthang + zero point, afternoon, return to gangtok - night gangtok 6 leave for Baba mandir, changu lake, nathula pass - drive to zuluk - night stay zuluk 7 sight seeing zuluk -night stay zuluk 8 start for pelling...More
April 12, 2017|
Response fromOnTheGO4it|
Forgot to add, I am interested in water rafting. Would I be able to do it in month of July and if yes, where?
cbkol100
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
Nathula Pass (8 Replies)
Is it feasible to go to Tsongmo Lake & Nathula Pass at the end of December.
November 15, 2016|
Response fromKrishnandu|
Tsongmo Lake and Baba Mandir is fine. But accessibility to Nathulla Pass cannot be guaranteed at the end of December. It depends on weather and amount of snowfall, which cannot be predicted as of now. You can decide it after reaching Gangtok based on the current weather.
prashant0206
New Delhi, India
Senior Citizens Visit to Nathula Pass (5 Replies)
Dear All, i want to know how convenient is it for senior citizens to visit nathula pass (road and weather conditions) as I am travelling on end of may with my parents (75+ yrs) and am not sure if I should take them to Nathula. if not them may be i will take them only up to Baba Mandir. suggest if this is OK.
May 01, 2015|
Response fromashwin67|
Hi, Suggest pl check with your family physician about taking them 12000 Changu Lake & 15000+ Ft elevation.Difficult to forecast about weather in high hill region.Hopefully Sun shine day.Pl note Nathula closed on Mon/Tue.