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Zuluk, a village in the clouds

 
By 27.4.2021         Phone:97320 57478       Mail Now Send Mail   Post Comments
Dzuluk or Zuluk or Jhuluk or Jaluk is a small hamlet located at a height of around 10,000 feet (3,000 m) on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim of the Indian state Sikkim. This place is relatively an emerging and offbeat destination in East Sikkim. Today it is fast emerging as a new tourist destination. It derives its tourism importance due to the excellent view of the eastern Himalayan mountain range including the Kanchenjunga.

It was once a transit point to the historic Silk Route from Tibet to India. The silk route that connected Lhasa (Tibet) to Kalimpong was in use even a few decades ago until the Chinese invasion of Tibet. It was commonly used by traders traveling to Tibet through Jelep-la as an overnight base. The route started from Kalimpong and passed through Pedong, Aritar, Dzuluk and Jelepla to Chumbi valley in Tibet.

Zuluk is surrounded by wild forest, some of the forests are completely virgin. Sighting of Deer, Wild Dog, Himalayan Bear the red panda is not very uncommon. Some tigers have also reportedly been sighted in the area. Other than the fauna, the Silk Route is scenically beautiful, where you will get to see different types of flowers, trees and frozen lakes, rivers, and birds.

The main attraction of this place is Zuluk, where you will find snow and frozen lake during winters. The tourists are coming from all over the world to enjoy this beautiful place.

The places where you can visit in East Sikkim are Sillerygaon, Reshihola, Aritar, Zuluk, Padamchen, Kupup, Lingtham, Mankhim, Rolep, Rongli, Lungthung, Baba Mandir, Tsomgo Lake, Gangtok.

If you are planning to visit East Sikkim, India then Zuluk Tour will not disappoint you at all. A Protected Area Permit is required for tourists visiting Zuluk and the Silk route, as the place lies on the border area with China occupied Tibet.

Zuluk travel agency in Siliguri, has many options for you at pocket friendly price. This team ensures that the best places of East Sikkim, Silk Route will be covered in sufficient time, and not only the best locations are covered but also provides the best home stay in and around the location of Silk Route. If you are looking for customized tours yet budget friendly one then do visit the Zuluk Tour.

Contact Zuluk Tour, Nazrul Sarani, Ashram Para Siliguri - 734001, West Bengal, India; Phone : 94348 60604, +91 81455 84286

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