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Travel Advice to Foreigners: Restrictions on the entry for foreigners into ceratin areas of Sikkim have been relaxed. Foreigners can now visit Gangtok, Rumtek, Phodong, Pemayangtse and the Yuksom -Zongri trekking route. On the basis of restricted area permits which can be obtained from any one of the following offices, they can visit some of these. Bonafide foreign tourists, individuals as well as groups, can visit these places for a period of 15 days.
1. All Indian missions and posts
For visiting Pemayangtse, Zongri, Changu and Yumthang valley the restrictions will continue. Organized foreign tourist groups consisting of not less than four persons, sponsored by recognized Indian travel agencies, will be issued permits up to 15 days for trekking in the Zongri area of West Sikkim. The permits will be issued only by the representatives of the Sikkim government in New Delhi. The foreigners should follow the following routes for Zongri: Pemayangtse - Yoksum - Zongri Rangpo - Gangtok - Yoksum - Zongri The return journey can be performed by either of the above routes. The groups would be accompanied by a liaison officer provided by the government of Sikkim. Similarly, for visiting Changu lake and the Yumthang valley foreigners have to be in a group of four or more. Areas other than any mentioned above can be visited only with a special permit obtained from the ministry of home affairs, New Delhi.
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