Best Places To Visit In East Sikkim – Gorgeous Silk Route

Best Places To Visit In East Sikkim – Gorgeous Silk Route


The Silk Route is a high-altitude road tour tucked into the East Sikkim district. Followed by the ancient trade routes, it takes you through the untouched view of Mount Kanchenjunga, the world’s 3rd highest mountain peak. Fill your quest for adventure with the absolute natural charm of the ancient route. 

It ranges from Lhasa (the center on the Silk Route) to the port of Tamluk, covering Nathula Pass and Chumbi Valley in North Sikkim, known as Mangan district. Crossing river streams heading their way, green valleys, magnificent hilltop spots, the panoramic vistas of Himalayan peaks, this ancient route is all surprising. Explore more with a Silk Route tour package.

This ideal connective route drives you to some spots lying in North Sikkim. Awestruck your journey by visiting destinations in East Sikkim during your Silk Route venture:

Nathula Pass

Located in the Dongkya Range of the Himalayas between the Indian states of West Bengal and Sikkim and Yadong Country in Tibet, Nathula Pass sits at an elevation of 4310 m. During winter, you can spot snowfall here in Nathula, the high-altitude pass. Exploring this destination is a memory for a lifetime. Nathula pass in eastern Sikkim serves as the trade link between the countries of India and China.

There is a fair number of accommodations near this mountain pass. Get a fairly priced hotel for optimal transport assistance. In such hotels, you’re likely to have amenities like free Wi-Fi, TV, cozy rooms, a private bathroom, a hotel restaurant, free breakfast, spa, bar, on-site parking, et al. Speak to your tour operator.

Tsomgo Lake

Dotted with spectacular surroundings, Tsomgo Lake is a glacial lake in the region of the East Sikkim district. Tsomogo Lake remains frozen during the winter season and involves a surface elevation of 3,753m. Associated with several myths and legends, this glacial lake is considered sacred by the natives of Sikkim.

There you can spot a small Lord Shiva Temple perched on the bank of Tsomgo Lake. From the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok, it takes around 38 km to reach this destination. The people of the region believe this incredible lake holds healing properties. And the word Tsomgo means source of water. The reflection of mountain bodies on the water appears incredibly gorgeous. Have an unmatched trip experience to this tourist attraction.


One of the most popular hill stations in India, Gangtok is called the land of monasteries. This is the capital of the northeast Indian state of Sikkim; gorgeous, clean, and thrilling. Located at an elevation of 1650 m., Gangtok provides tourists with striking views of mount Kanchenjunga. Plus, its mild weather all year round makes it an ideal holiday spot. Enjoy touring with a budget-friendly Silk Route tour package.

A good category of Silk Route packages is available. Choose one that you feel is suitable. The capital town widens your scope for adventure activities, from trekking to hiking to camping. Monasteries like Rumtek Monastery, Enchey Monastery, Ganesh Tok, Pemayangtse Monastery, Phensang Monastery are widely famous among tourists. Complete your Silk Route Tour with a visit to Gangtok.

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