Nathatop presently has an army base. Located at a higher altitude in the region Nathatop is a beautiful viewpoint and a picnic spot.
Presently tourist normally stops over here for rest on their way to Sanasar. Paragliding is one of the main activities of tourist interest here.
However this area is strategically important for defence point of view. Nathatop consist of barren hills at the high altitude, the lack of vegetation offers great opportunities for adventure sport activities. The location offers a great view of snow coated hills. Now days, Nathatop is popular due to paragliding. The access road to the location is narrow and not in good condition.
There is no infrastructure developed for tourist needs and the area lacks the basic requirements of water and sanitation.