Ideal Time: 1 hour
Open Time: Wednesday - Sunday: 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM (For Indian Nationals)
Cost: No entry fees, but permit is necessary
Nathula, one of the highest drive roads in the world, is a mountain pass in the Himalayan peaks that co-joins Sikkim and China. Nathula Pass is situated on the Indo-Chinese border and is one of the biggest tourist attractions in India. Several tourists flock here every year for trekking in the valley and enjoying the scenic beauty. There are a number of waterfalls that gush along the way from Gangtok to Nathula. It also offers an opportunity to see beautiful snow peaks encircling the area.
Air: The closest airport to Nathula is Bagdogra airport and it is connected to cities like Delhi and Kolkata. From there you can hire a taxi to reach Gangtok, which is well connected to Nathula by road.
Rail: The nearest railway station is in Jalpaiguri, 98 kilometers from Gangtok. You can take a taxi from here to reach Gangtok.
Road: Nathula is well connected by road to Gangtok. You can take a taxi from Gangtok to reach Nathula.
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1 month ago by Wasim Akram
It is nearest part to reach or see China.
Whether child age of 7 months is safe to visit nathula in the end of April.
Answer: End of April is a very good time to visit Nathula, as the weather is quite pleasant. However, the higher altitude might not be good for a child that young and there may be breathing difficulties. It is best to consult a doctor regarding the physical fitness of the child to be in this atmosphere.