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Nathula Pass

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Nathula Pass in Gangtok

The mighty mountain pass of Nathu La is located at an astonishing height of approximately 4,310 meters above sea level and is considered to be one of the highest motor able mountain passes in the world. The pass is open to the citizens of India and a special permit is needed for the foreign tourists.

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Sikkim, India
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Ticket / Cost / Expenses
Time people usually spend here:
2 hours
Altitude / Height:
5171 feet
Latitude / Longitude:
27.3864000°N, 88.8312000°E
Distance from Gangtok city center to Nathula Pass
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Opening and Closing Timings:

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Thursday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Saturday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Sunday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Read traveller's reviews about Nathula Pass..

Overall Rating:4.1

  '4' out of 5
"Very nice place. Very cold, though... Climbing was worth it. OK, we have to climb over the snow. From the top, we could see China. Army men are always on guard , so don't try to cross the border. The cafe was there, we were glad to see, but it was waterlogged. At least we could get a hot cup of tea and some cakes.☕️ Overall, very nice experience. Totally worth it."
  '4' out of 5
"Every Indian should visit to know at what conditions the soldiers serve. Over all the view is nice."
  '5' out of 5
"Top of the world experience must be enjoyed at least once in lifetime."
  '5' out of 5
"Nice to see atmosphere cold and the both side army guarding of borderline"
  '5' out of 5
"Very cold...a place to visit once in a lifetime"

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Content of this page was last updated at Aug 28, 2016