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Three Level Zigzag road

Three Level Zigzag road is probably the most dizzying road in the world. Located in the Sikkim Indian state, in the Himalayan mountains, the road includes more than 100 hairpins in just 30km. It's one of the most famous hairpinned road in the world. Get your adrenaline pumping on this exciting road.

This spiral road is located near Zuluk or Dzuluk, a small village located in the historic Old Silk Route from Tibet to India, on the rugged terrain of the lower Himalayas in East Sikkim. There are sheer drops virtually along the entire route and enough hairpins to make a whirling dervish dizzy.
This extreme asphalted winding road climbs up to the Thambi view point, at an altitude of 11,200 ft above the sea level. This is the vantage point from where you can get an unhindered view of the Three Level Zigzag roads on the adjoining hills. This geometry of curves is matchless and during snowfall it takes a panoramic appearance that defies description. A trip to the area requires special permits. This few kilometers drive takes the tourists through a winding road which provides excellent sunrise views. Through the three level winding road on the adjoining hills with unique geometrical curves make thrilling experiences for visitors.

The road still remains an adrenaline-pumping journey and is definitely not for the faint of lungs, heart, or legs. This geometry of curves is matchless and during snowfall it takes a panoramic appearance that defies description. The zig-zag road is a definitely an eye catching landscape. Zuluk offers excellent view of sunrise on Himalayas. From October to February is winter, cold and snow; from March to May, pleasant cold and from June to September is the monsoon season, cold and beautiful.
Pic: Ayantik Nandy


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