Winding roads after Zuluk, East Sikkim, also known as Zuluk loops - Eastern Sikkim's Old Silk Route, an ancient corridor for the exchange of goods and culture between India and China. The snow-covered mountainous trail that used to connect Lhasa in Tibet via the Jelep La Pass to India is an ancient and spectacular one. In the old days knowledge was exchanged, art and culture was disseminated and, of course, silk was traded.
After Jelep La in eastern Sikkim, the Silk Route makes a rapid descent into Tibet's Chumbi Valley.
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