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Bagcang Destination Guide

Explore Bagcang in China.

Bagcang in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a town in China - some 1,782 mi (or 2,869 km) South-West of Beijing, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Bagcang is now 07:16 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Urumqi" with an UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Thimphu, Daga, Sharithang, Paro or Xarri. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Xarsingma, Bagcang, Gabug, Norbucokyi and Woniang. We also found some pictures.


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Interesting facts about this location

Xarsingma

Xarsingma is a village in the Tibet Autonomous Region of China.

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Located at 27.5, 89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 6 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Tibet

Jelep La

Jelep La (also spelled Jelepla) is a high mountain pass between India and Tibet in East Sikkim District of Sikkim. The famous Menmecho Lake lies below the Jelep La Pass. Jelep-la, a Tibetan name, means 'The lovely level pass, so called because it is the easiest and most level of all the passes between Tibet and Sikkim. ' (from the Bengal District Gazetteers Darjeeling, 1907, by L.S.S. O'Malley, Indian Civil Service. ) The pass is in Sikkim and the route connects Lhasa to India.

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Located at 27.5, 89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
Tags:China–India border crossings, East Sikkim district, Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, Shigatse Prefecture

Chumbi Valley

Chumbi Valley is a valley in Tibet at the intersection of India, Bhutan and China in the Himalayas. Two main passes between India and China open up here: the Nathu La Pass and Jelep La Pass. The valley is at an altitude of 3,000 metres (9,500 feet) and was at the forefront of the British military expedition of 1904 into Tibet. It was occupied by the British for nine months after the hostilities to secure Tibetan payment of indemnity. The valley blooms in spring. It enjoys a temperate climate.

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Located at 27.5, 89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:British military occupations, History of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture, Valleys of Bhutan, Valleys of India, Valleys of Tibet

Nathu La

Nathu La is a mountain pass in the Himalayas. It connects the Indian state of Sikkim with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. The pass, at 4,310 m above mean sea level, forms a part of an offshoot of the ancient Silk Road. Nathu means "listening ears" and La means "pass" in Tibetan. On the Indian side, the pass is 54 km east of Gangtok, the capital of Indian state of Sikkim on JN Marg and only citizens of India can visit the pass, that too after obtaining a permit in Gangtok.

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Located at 27.5, 89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:China–India border crossings, East Sikkim district, Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, Sites along the Silk Road

Lake Menmecho

Menmecho Lake is a mountain lake located in East Sikkim district in the state of Sikkim, India. It lies on the way to the Jelepla Pass and is situated at a distance of 20 kilometres ahead of the Tsongmo Lake. It is the source of the river Rangpo chu, a tributary of the River Teesta. The waters of the lake are sourced by melting snow in summer, and the monsoons in the rainly season. The lake is famous for its trout, and has a large fishfarm nearby with a guesthouse.

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Located at 27.5, 89 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
Tags:East Sikkim district, Geography of Sikkim, Lakes of Sikkim