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Nathula Pass, Gangtok
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An ancient branch of the Silk Road, Nathula Pass is located at 4,309 m (14,140 ft) above sea level. The pass links India and China by one of the world's most scenic mountain roads, which winds its way across the rugged landscape and crosses a glacial lake. Plan your Nathula Pass visit and explore what else you can see and do in Gangtok using our Gangtok trip builder.
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  • Nathula is basically a border between India and China, a mountain pass that once used to be part of the Silk route. What is there to see? A war memorial, the border wall, the border Gate with the road...  more »
  • Actually you have no other choice, since there is nothing much to do in Gangtok other then to drive down to Nathula. It can easily be skipped and head straight for Lachen/Lachung 
  • Located at 14000 feet Nathula is one of the border check posts which we share with China. Tempure is normally around negative in winters and access might be close. If you are lucky you might experienc...  more »
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  • I love this place , india china border , snow , ice cold air , zig zag roads .. awsome
  • The route from gangtok is amazing with memorable views.You will pass through various lakes, will be able to see yaks, waterfalls etc. You require a pass to visit the place. Taxis charge around 6000 INR. only sikkim regd veh are allowed. Only few places for tea/lunch break enroute. You may feel breathless on top. Any known person in Army will help you to visit the other facilities at the pass along with memento and pics. Must visit. Please don't forget to carry warm clothes.
  • What a beauty...but beware it's the oxygen problem So please some aged people may have very very little problem...otherwise awesome place to see the Chinese border so closely...
  • One of the best place to visit in India. Visited in the month if October and it had 1 degree temp. Make sure you have enough cover when you visit. Only open border between India and China in Sikkim.
  • Being Indian once in life has to see. Our soldiers r great. My tespectful salute to them.Jai hind.