NATHULA PASS/ LAKE TSOMGO-46-55

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Nathula Pass/ Lake Tsomgo- The exciting Excursions Of Sikkim.

IMG_0783.JPGMy last few days in Sikkim, and many locales pending to cover in East Sikkim that I gave West and North Sikkim a complete miss. My usual evening tryst to MG Road was marred by heavy rains, and that portends my next most popular excursion to Nathula Pass might be abandoned.

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A clear 24 hours serene weather (with no signs of cloud cover) is an ideal condition to set out to Nathula Pass. Situated at a low oxygen level of 14,000 ft, this area bordering China is extremely sensitive. Prior notice has to be served by the tour operator to get permission entry pass. For Indians this seems easier said than done, with limited numbers authorized, there are several cases of tourists who have returned disappointed.

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The trip costs approximately Rs 7000/- on a shared basis, and…

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