The Charm Of The Silk Route

Posted by Admin on September, 24, 2019

Whenever we dig the history of the Northeastern side of India, several things pop up that are just intriguing. Whether it the culture, cuisine, tradition, artwork or natives of the northeast, things make a visitor inquisitive to know about them. Another major and historical part of the northeastern side is the Silk Route. This is the first passage that connected Eurasia for trading purposes.

According to the history of the Silk Route, this route was famed for trading with China, especially silk. Initially, Persians and other traders exchanged commodities like wool, wood, gold, spices, weaponry etc., from other traders with this path that connected entire Eurasia. Apart from commodities, people also got an insight into the culture, tradition, and artworks of other countries. Centuries later, it was given the name ‘Silk Route’ by a German traveler. There’re more astounding facts about the silk route. Let’s read further.

  • Immensely Popular but Forgotten

The Silk Route is an amazing place that carries the historical tales of the bygone era. In the current scenario, it has been developed due to progress and stands among the leading tourist destinations in India. The demand for North East Tour Packages es increasing in the market. Hence, tour operators are indulged in developing the best Silk Route tour packages for holidaymakers.

  • Alluring Scenery

The Silk Route of today is a huge attraction. Though it comprises the scenic plains as well on the European side, there are several beautiful scenes to witness. The site of mountainous villages, breathtaking Himalayas, and snowy roads is simply breathtaking. Every Silk Route tour package covers most of the places located on the Sikkimese side of the Himalayan region.

  • The Bunker of A Soldier: Always on Duty

On the way to the Silk Route, you will come across the bunker of the ‘Always of Duty’ soldier, Baba Harbhajan Singh. He was an Indian soldier who was martyred during the Indo-Sino war of 1962. However, he returned to protect Indian borders and soldiers. Harbhajan Singh is still an on-duty soldier who continues serving the Indian armed forces and enjoys all rights of a soldier.

  • A Popular Offbeat Destination

The present-day Silk Route is a popular offbeat destination. The Nathu La Pass has some historical relations with the Silk Route. In the bygone times, this highest road was a part of the historical track that once transported commodities. Currently, tourists are allowed to visit the place until a limited area. Beyond that, a written permit from the Borders & Roads Organization of India is required. Contact your Silk Tour operator for making all required arrangements to avoid the hassle.

  • Ladakh of The East

That’s correct! Owing to the presence of the enchanting nature is plentitude, The Silk Route is monikered ‘Ladakh of The East’. The breathtaking scenery of the region is simply tantalizing. During winters, the temperature of the place can freeze the veins as the mercury levels tend to bury themselves by dropping below 0°C.

  • Never-Seen-Before Fauna

The Silk Route connecting India and China is home to different mammalian species. It includes all terrestrial creatures, aerial creatures, and aquatic creatures. You can spot animals during the safari. The activity of bird watching is also preferred by numerous people that throng here. Consult the Silk Route tour operator for relishing the aforesaid activities.

Signing Off

The Silk Route was beyond a regular road. It was the track for caravans that carried commodities between countries. Well, that’s the word of bygone times. In the current era, those tales are reminisced as the route connected countries not just for exchanging commodities, but cultures as well.



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