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Asam Destination Guide

Delve into Asam in China

Asam in the region of Tibet Autonomous Region is a city in China - some 1,796 mi or ( 2890 km ) South-West of Beijing , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Asam

Current time in Asam is now 12:50 AM (Friday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Urumqi " with a UTC offset of 8 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Dhaka, Thimphu, Daga, Sharithang, and Paro. While being here, make sure to check out Dhaka . We encountered some video on the web . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightseeing spots and facts in Asam ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

Kunal's trip to Sikkim & Darjeeling Part-1

7:09 min by Kunal Brahma
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My trip to sikkim and darjeeling from 23rd to 29th march 2009 ..

Nathula Pass

1:35 min by Gaurav Verma
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Nathula pass (Indo-Chinese Border) is situated at the altitude of 4310 m (14140 ft) in the east sikkim. In this video the month is of mid April and the temperature was -6º C. Only citizens of India ca ..


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Interesting facts about this location

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 27.33 88.85 (Lat./Long.); Less than 6 km away
Tags: East Sikkim district, Geography of Sikkim, Lakes of Sikkim

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 27.37 88.87 (Lat./Long.); Less than 8 km away
Tags: China–India border crossings, East Sikkim district, Mountain passes of India, Mountain passes of Tibet, Mountain passes of the Himalayas, Shigatse Prefecture

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 27.39 88.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km 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

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 27.39 88.83 (Lat./Long.); Less than 12 km away
Tags: British military occupations, History of Tibet, Shigatse Prefecture, Valleys of Bhutan, Valleys of India, Valleys of Tibet

Xarsingma

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

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Located at 27.43 88.93 (Lat./Long.); Less than 15 km away
Tags: Populated places in Tibet