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Chiwabhanjang Pass

Chiwabhanjang Pass is located at an elevation of 3,170 m, in the West Sikkim District of Sikkim. The pass lies along Singilela trek route in Tibetan Valley. It is the gateway to Nepal. The region is filled with forests of rhododendron and meadows. It commands a magnificent view of the mountain ranges all around. Bhut and Pokaris, the two small lakes, are located here. The ruins of an inspection bungalow stand here as a mute witness to the British presence in olden days.

Nearby interesting places to visit are Uttare (10 km), Phalut, Dhor, Megu, Samiti Lake and Gamothang.

The nearest airport is at Bagdogra in West Bengal. The nearest railway station is at New Jalpaiguri.

Updated on 11th June, 2015
District: West Sikkim


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