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This pic is taken from the thambi view point 7 kms above zuluk at 11,200 ft.The small village of zuluk is visible in this picture on the hill below.The famous silk route that connected Lhasa (Tibet) to Kalimpong (west bengal,india)was in use even a few decades ago until the Chinese invasion in Tibet. Zuluk / Dzuluk, located in East Sikkim, used to be a small village on this route. It was commonly used by traders traveling to Tibet through Jelep-la as an overnight base.Today it is fast emerging as a new tourist destination in East Sikkim.

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