East Sikkim district now has become Gangtok district and is the administrative center of the northeast Indian state of Sikkim. The region of East Sikkim has abundant places, like Tsomgo Lake, Nathula, Gangtok, Zuluk, Banjhakri Water Falls. The Silk Route tour helps you cover all these destinations and a few destinations in North Sikkim.
The complete Silk Route tour encompasses a distance of 900 km. The Old Silk Route linked the Indian subcontinent with the countries of China and Bhutan. Several exclusive resorts in the state fall in the route region. You can stay in one of the resorts and proceed with your journey afterward. Choose 4 night 5 daysSilk Route tour packages.
Or, you can customize tour packages offered by tour operators. Travel agents have extensive destination knowledge. Therefore, they can provide you with an optimal route map. At the same time, you can rest on travel agents for accommodation booking. Clear insights into touring ensure an eventful and seamless trip. In case you face inconvenience, tour guides are there to help you out. Connect with a reputed one.
Silk Route Touring Experiences
The Silk Route serves adventure enthusiasts the most. It passes through eastern Sikkim, crossing Lhasa, Nathula, Jelep La Pass, and eventually reaches the port of Tamralipta/Tamluk in West Bengal. The panoramic sights that the road wrapping itself up is jaw-dropping. Spectacular views of Mount Kanchenjunga it offers that you cannot put into words.
Imprinted with iconic zig-zag road, this road trip boasts surreal sunrise. On the other hand, exploring the snow-clad path loaded with Rhododendron on the way to Zuluk is immensely delightful.
On your day 1 venture, discover the splendour of Silery Gaon, a small hamlet in Kalimpong near Pedong, involving an altitude of 6000 ft. Dive into its serenity. The path to this region crosses through the town of Kalimpong. From Kalimpong, make your way to Rishikhola, a small valley nestled on the river Rishi bank in the eastern Himalayas. It takes around 30 min or a bit more to reach Sillery Gaon from Rishikhola.
Ramitey Dara is a famous viewpoint in Sillery Gaon for sunrise and scenic beauty around. Now your journey involves the way to Zuluk which takes around 73 km from Sillery Gaon. Zuluk is a tiny, exquisite hamlet on the Old Silk Route, putting forward a marvelous view of Mount Kanchenjunga. Situated at a distance of 14 km. from Zuluk, there is Thambi View Point. That offers spectacular sights of Mount Kanchenjunga ranges.
Lungthung View Point is about 39 min away from Zuluk giving a picturesque setting. Its elevation is 13000ft and is nestled between Nathnag Valley and Zuluk in Silk Route. Do not miss out on witnessing the unmatched sunrise at Lunthung. Head towards Kupup, a village in Sikkim near the border with China. Kupup Lake is considered sacred surrounded by high-altitude mountains and valley.
Near Kupup, there is a high-altitude mountain pass called Jelepla Pass in Sikkim Silk Route. It links Lhasa to India. Jelep La Pass involves an elevation of 14,390 ft that sits between Sikkim and China and is 4 km south of magnificent Nathula Pass. Plan a tour with budget-friendly 4 night 5 days Silk Route tour packages.
Approach Nathnag Valley, known as Ladakh of East India. This is one of the exclusive destinations on the Old Silk Route. Jelep La pass involves two routes: Kalimpong and Gangtok. From Gangtok, it takes around 56 km and 45 km to enter Nathula Pass, and Tsomgo Lake respectively. Reach out to your travel agency in order to map out an excellent Silk Route travel plan. Happy and adventurous tripping ahead!