Eagle's Nest Bunker

Eagle's Nest Bunker Sikkim - Tour & Travel Guide




4,000 Ft.


Hindi, Nepali


Indian & Chinese

At an elevation of 13700 feet above the sea level, Eagle's Nest is an abandoned Indian Army Bunker. It is just a few kilometers away from Nathang Valley and is known for offering a sweeping view of the entire Eastern Himalayan range. The 360-degree unhindered view of the Himalayas is truly magnificent to behold. You will be surrounded by the entire range of Mt. Kanchenjungha and the distant summits of the Tibetan plateau, China, Western Bhutan, and more. You will surely get bewitched by the surrounding beauty of the bunker.

Attractions around Eagle's Nest Bunker

There are several bullet marks on the wall of the Eagle's Nest Bunker. Being an army bunker, there is a trench that can be explored by travelers. From Eagle's Nest Bunker, the magnificent sunrise looming over the mighty Kanchenjunga is one of the most popular attractions you will get to see. The experience will be really unforgettable when you will witness the sun rising from the horizon of China and Bhutan over the Tsangpo or Bramhaputra River and then washing across the snow-clad Mount Kanchenjunga. Travelers need to walk approximately 10 minutes from its base to finally reach the Eagle's Nest Bunker.

How to Reach Eagle's Nest Bunker

By Train: NJP is the nearest railway station to Eagle's Nest Bunker. Travelers must hire a car to get to Gangtok once they arrive at NJP. From Gangtok, you have to rent a car again.

By Flight: Bagdogra is its nearest airport to Eagle's Nest Bunker. Once you land at the airport, you can rent a car to reach this tourist attraction quite eaily.

By Road: From Siliguri, you will see several buses ply towards Gangtok. Once you reach Gangtok, all you have to do is rent a car.

Best Time to Visit this Tourist Attraction

The months of April and May are considered to be the best time to visit this tourist attraction. Throughout these months, the sky usually remains clear and as a result, you get a clear view of the Himalayan Peaks. The beautiful rhododendron also a blossom which is going to be a visual treats to the eyes of the visitors.

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