Relish Zuluk Sightseeing – A Lifetime Memory

Relish Zuluk Sightseeing – A Lifetime Memory


Zuluk is an unforgettable destination on Sikkim Silk Route. It’s a small Himalayan hamlet lying picturesquely at an elevation of 2,865 m. Settled in the lesser Himalayan region in the Rongli Subdivision of the district of Pakyong, Zuluk is the very first village you’re going to meet on your Silk Route holiday.

Located on rugged terrain in East Sikkim, Dzuluk or Zuluk offers a great sight of eastern Himalayan peaks, like Mount Kanchenjunga. Once Zuluk was a transit point for the ancient Silk Route from Tibet to India. With an all-inclusive Silk Route tour package, tour the best of Zuluk and its sightseeing.

Zuluk has a base of the Indian Army due to its closer proximity to China border. This emerging off-beat place includes mind-stirring sightseeing and is some 90 km away from the capital of Sikkim, Gangtok. Due to its location, one needs a special inner line permit to enter the region of Zuluk.

Sightseeing in Zuluk – What to Explore

Here are some soul-satisfying attractions in and around Zuluk:

Thambi View Point

Thambi View Point is some 14 km from Zuluk and is famous for offering a panoramically exclusive view of Mount Kanchenjunga, India’s highest mountain peak. Situated at an elevation is 11,600 feet and on its top, the Eastern Himalayan views are promisingly visible. Map out a Silk Route Sikkim tour plan at a cost-effective budget.

The view of the zig-zag road of the Silk Route it offers is enchanting to see. Besides enjoying the sweeping view of Mount Kanchenjunga, it offers jaw-dropping sunrise, leaving you enthralled. The Summer season, especially April to June is considered the best time to approach and explore Thambi View Pint.

Nathang Valley

Regarded as Ladakh of East Sikkim, Nathang Valley belongs to the Pakyong District, located at a height of 13,500 feet. Gnathang Valley or Nathang Valley was home to yak herders who arrived from Tibet. On Old Silk Route in Sikkim, Nathang Valley appears to be the highest point loaded with snow.

In Nathang Valley, there’s a small Buddhist Temple and a Hindu Temple. There, you find newly constructed homestays and accommodations, where you can stay and have meals at your convenience. Explore this gem of East Sikkim on the Silk Route Sikkim.


Also known as Dhupidhara, Lungthung is another gem of the East Sikkim Silk Route perched at a height of 12,500 feet, ensuring an entirely iconic view of Mount Kanchenjunga. Thambi View Point is nearly 14 km from Lungthung. The Laxmi Chowk near Lungthung is where lies Rhododendrons. Get your Silk Route tour package from a reputed tour operator who looks after accommodation, transport, meals, sightseeing tour, permits, et al.

Another exotic place near Lungthung is Quekhola Falls. Lungthung falls between Thambi View Point and Nathang Valley, which mostly remains snow-laden. Due to its proximity to China border, there are military camps in Lungthung and you need a special permit to enter Lungthung. Nearly attractions include Kupup Lake, Tukla Valley, Menmecho Lake, Kalpokhari Lake, Old Baba Mandir, and so forth.

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