The photos are in order of our journey starting from Kolkata - Siliguri - North Sikkim - East Sikkim - Bhutan. Started riding from Siliguri after picking up bikes from Gati transport. Over 2000 km and over 17000 ft...every km was so exciting! Route Map: View North Sikkim - Bhutan in a larger map Some panoramas from the trip... Gurdongmar Lake, North Sikkim 108 Chortens, Dochu La, Bhutan City Sqaure, Thimpu, Bhutan North Sikkim Tiger's Nest, Bhutan Tsongmo Lake, en route Nathu la North Sikkim The Album On our way to Kolkata Birla Planetarium, Kolkata Victoria Memorial, Kolkata Park Street,Kolkata Peter Cat Restaurant, Kolkata Utter Bana Express: Kolkata-New Jalpaiguri over night train Coronation Bridge, Sevoke, Siliguri-Gangok Road, We picked up our bikes from Siliguri and started riding.. Gangtok View from our Hotel Prayer Wheels at Lingdong Monastery near Gangtok Lingdong Monastery, Gangtok Area Little Monk! Ban Jhakri Falls, Gangtok Area Night View: Gangtok Momos everywhere! Tibetan Cuisine! met her at Seven Sister's Falls on our way to North Sikkim..she was very happy to pose! Thats a very happy n excited guy.. View from a High Bridge on the way to Mangan, North Sikkim Parag at the last petrol pump in North Sikkim.. The better roads... Expect all this.. true excitement! and the excitement never stops! a water fall in Sikkim The road conditions..you never know when'll you see a cross mark at all the places... Teesta flowing fast! The kind of bridges you get there Road or not..its still exciting! Info chart at Chungtang in North Sikkim Its all restricted area but we had our permits after a 2 day struggle at Govt. offices at Gangtok! on way to Lachung.. Nice water fall on the way to Lachung from Chungtang Nice restaurant at Alpine Resort, lachung.. we stayed here.. Yumthang valley Well you do get excited after a few rounds of old monk & this stunning scenery! These girls run all the shacks at Yumthang..not a single man there! Yumthang Valley aali re!! Way to Zero point from Yumthang valley Way to Zero point.. thick fog..rain..muddy n slippery road..chilly weather..perfect!! Our first glimpse of ice! Prayer flags on the way to zero point It was flowering season at Yumthang valley You won't miss Pune roads here! Thats the kind of sight we've been waiting for! too good! Yak on the run! End of the road at Zero Point! Finally at Zero Point! Flowers near our hotel at Lachung View from our Hotel at Lachung Way to katao from Lachung! Thats the farthest we were allowed by Army men ahead of Zeku Phyak and before Katao Posing with Army men at Zeku Phyak..they said we were the first one on motorcyles there! We all wanted to go to Katao desperately but alas! Winding roads reaching to Katao! Way back to Lachung from Katao Lachung Valley Rhododendron is their Sikkim's state flower and is found in this alpine country. A cup of coffee from army men on the way...feel special! Hot Springs at Yumthang valley Just landed! Morning 4'o Clock View from Hotel at Lachung Another view... Thanggu Village: We stayed here for a day to acclimatize for our next day's ride to Gurudongmar lake..pretty village Thats our lodge at Thanggu Dosa at 15000 ft!! An Army men makes dosa and kerala parotha! way to Chopta valley Chopta valley Chopta valley Our dinner table at Thanggu! He woke up when Parag shouted... Nice Picture! Curious! Cheerfull! Last check point before Gurudongmar Lake The last thing you need here! Ice capped mountains n glacier lakes! gr8 roads! Do what you feel like! Himalayan Desert! The roads up there... Clear! You dont get to ride at such places often! I loved it! The High Point: Gurudongmar Lake! My bike made it without any problems.. she is such a darling! Another shot of lake Prayer flags at the lake Nicee! Clear Skies! The fantastic lake! See it for yourself I just loved this photo! Woww! Tsomgo lake on the way to Nathu la..it freezes in winter.. Chinese gate at Nathu La.. we could see chinese army men on the other side..very exciting place.. we could get here thanks to Major Chauhan who gave permission to come till this point as it was beyond closing time.. Chinese workers on the other side! A cup of coffee from these men right on the border.. now thats a treat! Lhasa is closer than my home! Posing with the Guards on the border Baba Mandir near nathu la ATM at 15000 ft! Local lady at a shop Bhutan Gate: our entry into the himalayan kingdom Bhutan's National Dress! Coronation Special..guess that one! Local currency (ngultrum) with Kapil Thapa, runner up, Indian Idol 2.. I never watched the show but still.. No..not carrom..its called Marriage! Way to Thimpu land slides were common Project Dantak(BRO) maintains all the roads in Bhutan Thimpu City! Never expected such roads.. four lane roads..too good! Thimpu: Night View Thimpu: Night View Thimpu: Local Pub Thats Sangay, lead singer at the pub.. he dedicated few songs for us too! Thimpu is perhaps the only capital city in the world with no Traffic Lights! Norzin Lam, Main Street at Thimpu Cinema Theater.. baghaila hava hota picture! Taj Tashi, Star hotel in Thimpu Thimpu Streets Takin Reserve, National Animal Strange Animal.. combination of Goat and Cow! Thimpu from BBS tower Ema Datshi..National Dish..chillies in Cheese 108 chortens, Dochu la 108 chortens, Dochu la Bhutan Country Side Punakha: Ancient city Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Punakha Dzong(Monastery) Druk! You get yak cheese as well National Stadium, Thimpu Sikam Paa..was highly recommended by Sangay the singer.. But then he was joking i guess..its a horrible taste! nice menu to have in Bhutan! Archery is Bhutan's National obessesion! They play it the whole day on weekends! Serious aiming! Tiger's Nest Monastery Trek! Tiger's Nest Monastery Trek: First View Tiger's Nest Monastery Trek: Cafe Looks stunning way to Tiger's Nest Monastery Woww! Stunning place! The mantra Paro valley See you again!