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changu lake completely frozen

Changu Lake ...Completely frozen

I am planning to visit

I am planning to visit gangtok in last week of November 2016... For honeymoon....  Is it best time to visit nathula pass at that time....  And also for other places...... 

Is there any chance of seeing

Is there any chance of seeing snow in Nathula or Lachen in June ?

I am planning to visit

I am planning to visit Nathula, Gangtok between 7 to 9 June 2016. I have checked weather forecast that is showing rainfall at that time. Is the route to Nathula will be closed or open if there is rainfall?

Hello,  I plan to visit

Hello, 

I plan to visit gangtok during 2nd week of October. I need some advice from you. 

What documents are required for children to get the pass for Nathula? 

Is it feasible to cover Nathula, Changu in one day?

What are the precaution needs to be taken for kids? 

Regards, 

Arindam

Hi, i want to go for a trip

Hi, i want to go for a trip of Zuluk , Gnathang , Sillery Gaon on 28th may. Is it possible to get snow in Nathang Valley ? Dear you

can please tell me that what will be the per head expence of the tour of these 3 places ? Dear i will be wailting for your answer of

these two questions.

Chances to see snow are low

Chances to see snow are low in the month of May. Per head expenses depend on your travel style. there are not many cheaper accommodation available in this route.

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Hi Sir/Madam  We are 16

Hi Sir/Madam 

We are 16 people planning to visit Nathula pass & Baba MAndir & Changu Lake in 25th June-2016. Is there any chance to get snow in Nathula, changu, or Baba Mandir? Please suggest.

 

Thanks
Tanmay

No.. you can see snow at the

No.. you can see snow at the peaks around Nathula but i don't think there would be any snow left in reach.

my daughter is 2.3 years

my daughter is 2.3 years old.is it possible to take him to nathula pass

No.. Army checkpost before

No.. Army checkpost before Nathula pass does not allow kids younger to 5.

i want to go to visit nathula

i want to go to visit nathula pass and zero point and changu lake at 2nd july is there any problem with heavy rain

???????

 

I can not predict rain. check

I can not predict rain. check weather forecase websites. Chances of rain are however high in July.

Hello Vijay, I am planning to

Hello Vijay,

I am planning to visit nathula in december 31st 2016 or 1st of Jan 2017....

Will i get snow in Nathula pass??

What are the things that i can buy from Nathula pass shop & how much does it cost??

What is the visit certificate of Nathula pass & how much does it cost??

 

Regards

Yes. There is generally lots

Yes. There is generally lots of fresh snow in December and January

No need to buy anything from there. buy from Gangtok.

I am not aware of such certificate.

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I am planning to go Gangtok

I am planning to go Gangtok in last week of October. Can I see snow in nathula pass? I want to visit changu lake and baba mandir. What will be the approximate temparature?

Chances to see snow in

Chances to see snow in October are low. if lucky you may see fresh snow. for temperature, check weather forecast websites. it should be around zero to 5 during October.

Dear , I will visit Nathang

Dear , I will visit Nathang valley , Zuluk and Tsomgo lake and  on 29th May 2016. Dear please say me that will

there be a good amount of snow in Nathang valley , Zuluk and what will be the approx temperature there on the ending of May.

Dear will it be safe to visit Nathang valley , Zuluk , Sellery Gaon on that ending months of may. Is there any chances of raining ?

What is your advice about snow in Nathang pass and Zuluk in 29th May 2016.

I can not say much about

I can not say much about weather. I do not live in Sikkim. I think you can check other websites. Chances of rain are low in May. I don't think you can see much snow in the end of May. you can see snow black and dirty snow at high altitude.

I m from south india, will be

I m from south india, will be visiting darjelling 2 days  and gangtok 2 days along with 2 year old kid. kindly let me know places to aviod with 2 year old kid in darjelling and gangtok 

Visiting Darjeeling and

Visiting Darjeeling and Gangtok with 2 years old kid is not a problem at all. However you can not visit Nathula pass etc with your baby.

Hii I and my family is

Hii
I and my family is planning to go to nathu la pass in mid September. I am thinking whether I can see snow there or not at that time. Please reply

Chances to see snow in

Chances to see snow in September are very low.

just i want to no for going

just i want to no for going to Nathula the vechile was arranged by the sikkim trousim or arrange by the tour agent

Arranged by tour agent

Arranged by tour agent

WE ARE PLANNIN TO VISIT

WE ARE PLANNIN TO VISIT NATHULA ON 22 JUNE. IS IT SAFE FOR SENIOR CITIZENS WHO ARE IN LATE 60S AND EARLY 70S. WHAT WILL BE TEMPARATURE, WEATHER, ETC. SENIOR CITIZENS HAVEHAD HEART ATTACKS. IS IT SAFE???? PLEASE HELP.

 

NATHULA TRAVELLERS

June is not the cold month so

June is not the cold month so temperature should not be a problem however weather can be rainy due to monsoon. the prime challenge of Nathula pass is its altitude. If you cope up well with altitude then its fine.

HELLO CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME

HELLO CAN YOU PLEASE TELL ME HOW  MUCH A CAR WILL COST FROM GANGTOK TO NATHULA FOR 5 PERSONS? AND HOW THE WEATHER WILL BE IN GANGTOK IN JULY?

 

I think per person its 800

I think per person its 800 INR per seat for the day tour from Gangtok to Nathula pass. weather should be warm in July. Chances of rain are high

Can I get snow during 5 the

Can I get snow during 5 the October in nathula

Chances to see snow in

Chances to see snow in October first week are very low.

Hi Sir,   We are 15 people

Hi Sir,

 

We are 15 people planning to visit East Sikkim via Nathula pass in 1st week of May 2016. Is there any chance to get snow in Nathula, changu, kupu or Nathang Valley ? Please suggest.

 

Thanks
Saibal 

you can see snow aruond

you can see snow aruond Nathula pass. rest everywhere chances are low.

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Can we get some.snow there

Can we get some.snow there near nathula pass in mid of june.I m not talking about the snowfall i m only asking is there may be snow around nathula in june.?

And rastan card may be used as id proof...?

Yes, you can see snow around

Yes, you can see snow around Nathula pass in June. Ration card would work as ID proof.

Hi i have two plans to visit

Hi i have two plans to visit gangtok

 

1.during 1st week of August ,is that a best time to visit? i want see lotof snow is it possible?

 

2.during 3rd week of decemebr,?

 

which time is best to visit with family

 

pls advice me

 

Thank u

If you want to see snow then

If you want to see snow then visit in December. August is good time but not best for seeing snow.

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Would like to visit Gangtok,

Would like to visit Gangtok, Nathula Pass during 15th June 2016. Can you please advise on the following:

1. Is it a best time to visit ? Will there be heavy rainfall and chances of landslie during 15th June ?

2. What are the precautions should we take ?

June is not the best time

June is not the best time because of monsoon but still 15th June should not be that bad. you can check weather forecast websites for more details. Prepare for rain. carry raincoat etc.

Hi there... I m planing to

Hi there...
I m planing to visit Darjeeling, gangtok n nathula pass in the month of May 2016.
I will be starting from my hometown guwahati assam in my own vehicle (Scorpio ) my quarries are
1. Do I have to get pass before entering sikkim?
2. From where do I get this passes?
3. Can i drove my suv to gangtok?
4. Can i drive to nathula?
5. For nathula where n how do i obtain passes?

No. You can go till Gangtok

No. You can go till Gangtok without any Permit. Permits are issued from Gangtok. You can take help from any tour agent at MG road.

Yes, you can drive till Gangtok.

Only Sikkim registered vehicles are allowed till Nathula pass.

Nathula passes are issued from Gangtok.

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HI,FRIEND   i palanning for

HI,FRIEND

  i palanning for the trip to nathula pass on 28th may 2016(saturday) is this Possible to take a permit before or i can come there directly and book for the permit. is there any way to get permit at the earlist. or anu online way for the getting the permit. 

There is no possibility

There is no possibility online. Its recommended to get the permit one day before your trip to Nathula pass. Permits can be easily arranged with the help of any tour agent at MG road.

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Dear, do we need to carry

Dear, do we need to carry winter wear to visit Sikkim, Darjeeling and all other nearby places during last week of April. 

Yes. carry woolens..

Yes. carry woolens.. sometimes April is really cold.

I will reach Gangtok on 23rd

I will reach Gangtok on 23rd April 2016. Want to go to Cchangu lake, Baba Mandir and Nathula pass with my 6 yrs old son on 24th. Is it possible? Will I get snow?  Is it advisable to go to Gurudongmar lake with my 6yrs old kid? Which id proof to carry for chhangu permit?  Is pan card ok? Weather forecast showing rain in Gangtok.

I think there is no problem

I think there is no problem going with 6 year old. Pan card would not work. you need voter ID or passport. I don't live in Gangtok so no idea on real time weather.

I will be going to Gorugogmar

I will be going to Gorugogmar on 24th May 2016 with my wife and two kids (11 yrs and 7 yrs). Looking for a family to share the cab with us.

 

jit_sam@rediffmail.com

Good luck. you can try it

Good luck. you can try it once you are in Gangtok.

I am visiting Gagtok on 27th

I am visiting Gagtok on 27th July & be there till 1st July 2016.

 

Please suggest how i should plan places to visit.Darjaling then Gangtok etc

 

regds

2 days in Darjeeling and 2

2 days in Darjeeling and 2 days in Gangtok would be fine for your trip.

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