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Address: Gangtok 737101, India
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This is the closest you can get to the border

You actually get to 5 feet from the Chinese border. Indian mobile operators do not have signal for quite a distance from the border. However, when you reach the border Airtel will... read more

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Bangalore
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

You actually get to 5 feet from the Chinese border. Indian mobile operators do not have signal for quite a distance from the border. However, when you reach the border Airtel will send you a message saying "Welcome to China" and your phone timezone will change accordingly as Airtel hooks onto the Chinese mobile partner. It is a fantastic experience... More 

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Bangalore
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

14200 feet above the sealevel, among the highest moterable roads in the world – Yes that’s Nathula. View from here and on the way simply mind blowing. Hats off to Border Roads Organisation (BRO) in keeping the roads here running, yes they are troops drawn out of the Indian Army’s various services and they are the only ones who can... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Earlier a part of the ancient silk route, and now a border with China is this historic point, Natu La pass. Subject to weather conditions and only certain days of the week where you are given a permit to visit the pass. Please make sure you carry 4 photo copies of your id and your passport size photo to submit... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best place to visit, when you visit sikkim. I loved the snow and the view from above. thank you

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Harihar, Karnataka, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is by far the best place to experience snow. The views are breath taking. Photography is not allowed at the border. but the experience itself is one of its kind, Must Go!

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Thank Asha P
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

must visit place to visit if you want to see snow terrains and to feel the warm hospitality of indian soldiers.

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9 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Gangtok to Nathula is a pleasant 2 hours drive. Nathula(Must see in East Sikkim) is closed on Mondays and tuesdays.So plan accordingly. Permits are issued via tours and travels shops or hotels on same day. But you need to submit your papers--Id proof nad 2 photos, one day before. Baba Mandir can be missed. Nathula is a must. You feel... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It is mind blowing, yet impossible to stay out of the car for more than 15 minutes in winter as the winds are very strong and sharp. I salute the Indian Army and the Chinese army patrolling the area without any complaint.

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

good to see the border with snow... good weather. our army personnel was good at their duty in high altitude which was 14000 ft

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass, at 4,310 m (14,140 ft) above mean sea level, forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. Nathu means "listening ears" and La means "pass" in Tibetan. On the Indian side, the pass is... More 

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