Located at a height of around 10000 ft, Zuluk is one of the sent after travel destinations in Sikkim (India). People like to call it a heavenly abode for its perfect natural setting. This beautiful hamlet is very close to Indo-China border. This pristine paradise offers plenty of tourist attractions. Perched on the rough terrain of the Himalayas in East Sikkim, Zuluk looks like an emerald beauty dotted with snow-capped mountains. During winter time, the mountain trails look like silver bands. It is worthy to mention here that the travelers need the inner line permit to take a trip at Zuluk. It is an ideal tourist hotspot for those who like picturesque landscape, beautiful natural setting and serene atmosphere. Zuluk is a comparatively new offbeat travel destination to offer a primitive charm of Sikkim.
If you are interested in traveling it, you can hire car or a driver. It will take 4 – 5 hours to reach from Sikkim. The permitting for visiting Zuluk is available from Rangoli. Zuluk is basically a highland valley. Go there and watch the unforgettable sunrise from your resort. The natural phenomenon is beyond description. The dark eastern horizon starts turning into reddish until the sun appears. At that time the appearing sun looks like the top of an orange rising behind the distant snow-capped mountain ranges. The glimmering sunlight first Touches the snow-clad peak of the world's third largest mountain peak Khangehenzonga. After sometimes, the full range of Khangehenzonga starts glittering like a golden temple. It is a lifetime experience. The sun gradually turns into crimson, then golden and finally silver. You are sure to have one of most pleasant experiences in your life. Sight Seeing in Zuluk is really a wonderful experience. If you come to Zuluk for a tour, start with Mankhim temple. After that you can move to Aritar Gumpha for a memorable experience.
Sight Seeing at Zuluk
Gnathan Valley is located around 13500 ft above from the sea level. During winter time the temperature goes below ° C. If you go there during winter, get ready for the cold weather. One more thing, you should not go there- if you have the respiratory problem. Lack of the oxygen makes the adventure a bit difficult for the adventure seekers. Gnathan Valley is surrounded by snow-capped mountains from all sides. Here you will have a hamlet of about 50 families. Few small temples and a Monastry are the main attractions here.
It is a beautiful tourist spot for the adventure seekers, especially who are interested in staying amidst nature.
Beside, you will have Memenko Lake and Bunker Kup-Kup Lake for walking along their sides.
The number of hotels is very low here. Most of the hotels remain booked for almost all times. If you take a Zuluk tour package from a reputable travel agency, you can get your accommodation easily.