Travel to Nathula pass from Gangtok with Affordable Car Fare

Some travel for romance, some travel for adventure, and I am traveling to be lost amidst the beauty of nature!

If you are also wanted to get lost like me, then you should start with Gangtok, the capital of Sikkim.

The Picturesque beauty of Gangtok!!

If you are a traveler, I bet you don’t need alcohol to stay high; there are so many places on Earth that drug you enough to leave you spellbound for a long time. Gangtok, Sikkim is one such place that sits pretty in the lap of the Himalayas and offers surreal sceneries that take your breath away.

Among all the scenic spots in Gangtok, Nathula Pass is the most valuable gem which attracts many tourists from all over the world.

So, let’s first know about the ways to reach!!

Firstly, you have to reach Gangtok either via airways or railways-

By Air: You can reach Gangtok via two airports, which Is either Bagdogra Airport or Pakyong Airport. Then from the airport, you can hire a car to reach Gangtok.

By Rail: New Jalpaiguri in Siliguri is the nearest railway head which is 119 km away from Gangtok.

Now, get know about How to reach Nathula Pass from Gangtok

Nathula Pass is located 54 kilometers from Gangtok. The only way is to drive along the way from Gangtok to Nathula Pass.

Did you know? The road from Gangtok to Nathula Pass is very steep, so, only durable vehicles such as-

  • Innova
  • Bolero
  • Scorpio etc are allowed to go there.

Approx Car Fare from Gangtok to Nathula Pass!!

Gangtok to Nathula Pass: Bolero– INR 7000  Innova- INR 8000

Explore the Charm of Nathula Pass!!

Nathula Pass is an outstanding pass on the crossroads of the Indo-China Border. It forms a famous part of the Old Silk Route. And the most interestingly, this pass continues to serve its tourists the same way as it did in olden days for the traders and merchants. It will let you immerse yourself in the beauty and the serenity of the pass.

Permit is needed…

Only Indians with a valid permit can visit the Nathula Pass and the permit can be obtained by either applying to the Tourism and Civil Aviation Department or through a registered travel agency. Documents required-

  • A Valid ID proof
  • 2 passport size photographs
  • The permit cost is INR 200/- per person.

Ready to go? Then make a plan to Nathula Pass for a memorable vacation as soon as possible.

Popular FAQs-

Q. What are the visiting days of Nathula Pass?

A. The visiting days of Nathula Pass are Wednesday to Sunday.

Q. Which are the nearby tourist attractions of Nathula Pass?

A. The nearby tourist attractions of Nathula Pass are Baba Harbhajan Singh Mandir, Mera Bharat Mahan Hill, Staircase to Indo-China Border etc.