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What is the Silk Road famous for?
Silk route is famous for the Tibetan trade that was carried out during the 14th century. Extending over more than 6,500 kms, the Silk Route was primarily used to transport Chinese Silk to Europe through Central Asia from 2nd Century BC. Now the Indian part of Silk route located in East Sikkim has gained popularity due to tourism.
Is Silk Road still open?
Silk route is very much operational till date just the trading ways have seen changes. The Indian part of Silk route has seen huge growth in tourism owing to its scenic beauty.
How do I go from NJP to Silk Route?
Reaching Silk Route (the Indian Part) is a piece of cake walk now. One can simply take a train till NJP and hire a car from there that takes you straight to Silk Route. One can also opt for flight and go till Bagdogra airport and hire a car from there.
Where is silk route in India?
The Indian part of the Silk Route is located in East Sikkim, a place that can be termed as an abode of God.
How do I get from Gangtok to Zuluk?
The distance from Gantok to Zuluk can be traced through a journey of approximately 3 hrs. You can hire a private car or take a share cab available in abundance from Gantok.
What is the best time for Silk Route Package Tour?
Silk route can be visited during the summer seasons, primarily from March to June till the monsoons arrive. It is advised not to visit this route during the monsoons as the rood can be dangerous and landslides are common. October and November are also proposed as a good time as the weather is pleasant. If you are the kind who enjoys snow then February would be a good time for you.
What was the silk route and what was its importance?
History advocates for the fact that Silk Route was of utmost importance as it paved the trading route between China and Europe. Now it is important due to tourism and trade of course still continues in much modernised way.