Nathu La Pass

Why?
  • A mountain pass in the Himalayas
  • It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet autonomous region
  • The pass is at 4,310 m above sea level
  • Nathu means "listening ears" and la means "pass" in Tibetan
  • The place through which the famous Silk Route used to operate until 1962
Location:
  • 50 kms from east of Gangtok on Indo-China Border
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset (only on Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)
Entrance Fee
  • A permit is required for this
  • Please carry a valid ID proof
Restaurants nearby
  • Café Fiction
  • Omni Café
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