India is a kaleidoscope of natural marvels! A nirvana for travel lovers, its charm gets more and more alluring once we start to explore it! Sharing its boundary with Afghanistan, China, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, there are many exquisite foreign locales in India, you should definitely be aware of!
Let's take a look at 7 Beautiful Places along the International borders of India! These are some of the breathtaking places in India that shares International borders. Let's take a tour through these fairylands!
Chitkul - PC : Travelling Slacker
7 Places in India that are truly International
Dharchula is a striking town located on the Indo-Nepal border in midst of snow clad Panchchuli peaks. Dharchula is connected to Nepal by a foot over bridge built across the Kali River! People from both sides pass through unrestricted unless you have cargo to
Chitkul is a picturesque village in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Located on the Indo-China border, this amazing beauty of a village will leave you spellbound for sure! The panoramic vista of Baspa river flowing through the village, with snow-clad mountains on its left bank and apple orchards and wooden houses on the right, is unparalleled!
Pangong lake is a tranquil lake situated at 4,350 metres above sea level in Ladakh, extending up to China. Who would forget the majestic backdrop in the climax scene of Amir Khan starrer '3 Idiots' ? The crystal clear blue lake is one of the largest brackish lakes in Asia and one among the major tourist destinations in Jammu and Kashmir and India!
Surrounded by willows and poplar trees, the breathtaking lake of Nako forms part of the boundary of Nako village in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh. Located near to the Indo-Tibet border, the USP of the place is the magnificent view it has to offer of snow coated Kinnaur Kailash, which is believed to be the abode of Lord Shiva!
Nako Lake - PC : Sayantan Bhattacharya
Lachung - Yumthang valley
Located close to Indo-Tibetan border, at an altitude of 11,800 ft above sea level, Yumthang valley is popularly called the valley of flowers! Home to exotic varieties of Himalayan flowers, this gorgeous valley is undoubtedly one among the beautiful places along the International borders of India!
Nathu La Pass
PC : Nitin Ticku
Nathu La is a mountain pass in Himalayas that connects Indian state of Sikkim with Chinese controlled Tibet. At a height 0f 14,200 ft above sea level, it is one of the highest roads of the world!
An arid landscape with brilliant views of the Tibetan plateau, Nelong valley boasts of a rich wildlife with the likes of snow leopard, Himalayan blue sheep and musk deer, along with rare species of birds and plants!
Yumthang Valley - PC : Joginder Pathak
These places in India that shares International borders are quite breath taking! Visit these places in India for a true international touch! Happy Travelling :)