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Nathula Pass

The Nathula merges the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass is situated, at 4,310 m above sea level, forms as a piece of a branch of the old Silk Road. Nathu signifies "listening ears" and La signifies "go" in Tibetan. On the Indian side, the pass is 54 km (34 mi) east of Gangtok, the capital of Indian state of Sikkim. Just natives of India can visit the pass, but only after successfull permit from the administration of Gangtok. Nathu La is one of the two open trading border posts in the middle of China and India.The others being Shipkila in Himachal Pradesh and Lipulekh in Nepal. Sealed by India after the 1962 Sino-Indian War, Nathu La was re-opened in 2006 after various trade understandings. The Chinese government is wanting to extend its rail administration to Yadong, barely a couple of kilometers from Nathu La.
Nishtha Nath
6. Nathula PassWhen it comes to the highest motorable roads in the world, this one in India is the highest at roughly 4300 meters. The Chumbi valley of Tibet is easily noticeable from Nathula Pass, which serves as the entry point for the border between China and India. Numerous people go through this route each year to hear the waterfall's lyrical sounds as it cascades into Sikkim's waterways. This location's name is derived from two Tibetan words, "Nathu" and "La," which mean "Listening Ears" and "Pass," respectively. It offers a snow-covered mountain beneath the clear blue sky and the lengthy, winding roadways. Being at a high altitude, this location frequently experiences cold weather and is crowded with tourists in the summer.
Radhika
Nathula pass and Changu/ Tsomgo lakeThe day I'll never forget in this lifetime! I had pre-booked my Nathula and Changu lake trip with a group tour and I'm so glad the turn of events and multiple change of itinerary of this group tour lead to me joining this trip on this day. Nathula, as most of you know, is at the border of India & China. The drive to this place is crazy to say the least and even dangerous during winter time. We were lucky enough to have scheduled this just a week in advance. The week after we went there, it was shut due to heavy snowfall and around 100 people were stuck there and had to be rescued by the soldiers there. Pure respect to the soldiers who thrive in such conditions. Thankfully, the day we went, sun showered us with its blessings and we were able to complete this trip without any issues.
Roaming Mayank
पहला मार्ग सिक्किम के 14500 फीट ऊंचे नाथूला दर्रे से होकर भारत-चीन सीमा से होते हुए तिब्बत स्वायत्त क्षेत्र से मानसरोवर जाता है। यह मार्ग अपेक्षाकृत सरल है और मोटरेबल मार्ग है। सीनियर सिटिजन और चलने में समस्या वाले व्यक्तियों के लिए यह मार्ग बेहतर है। लेकिन अभी इस मार्ग से यात्रा पूरी करने में करीब 21 दिन लगते हैं। इस मार्ग से प्रति व्यक्ति खर्चा करीब 2.5 लाख होता है, जिसमें दिल्ली से दोनों तरफ का एयर टिकट शामिल है।
Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Dongkya Range of the Himalayas between China's Yadong County in Tibet, and the Indian states of Sikkim and West Bengal in Bengal, South Asia. The pass, at 4,310 m (14,140 ft), connects the towns of Kalimpong and Gangtok to the villages and towns of the lower Chumbi Valley.
Suraj Naik
Nathu LaRight from the historic times till today, Nathu La is one of the most important places in Sikkim, from the trade perspective as well as tourism, respectively. Every year people tend to visit here with their friends and family to enjoy the thrill offered.• The permit has to be obtained from Tourism and Civil Aviation Department• Children below 5 years are not permitted here.• Even in the peak summer season the temperature of this place remains 10-degree Celsius so wear clothes accordingly.• Can travel Between Wednesday and Sunday (Other days, it gets closed by 1:30 pm)