Located 78 km away from Gangtok, Namchi is a popular tourist spot. It’s a fast developing land of South Sikkim and also the culture capital of the state. Nestled in a breathtaking location, it is here from where you can view the serene Rangit Valley and Khangchendzonga range. The huge religious superstructures that stand proud in the region and its incredible natural beauty are perhaps that attracts visitors towards this tiny settlement. The beautiful valleys and the snow-tipped mountains give you an enchanting view that would linger in your memories forever. Namchi is a quiet place that will fulfill all your travel aspirations.
Major Tourists Attractions of Namchi:
let’s get an overview of the top attractions of Namchi that would make you fall for this place:
Samdruptse and Ngadak Monastery: Samdruptse that literally signify “The wish- fulfilling hill” is a known hill of the small town. There stands a hulking statue of Guru Padmasambhava. This 45 m tall statue wrapped in dazzling gold looks truly spectacular. It’s a must visit attraction of this tiny land.
Temi Tea Garden: Scattered across an area of 435 acres, Temi Tea Garden manufactures excellent tea in the world. The garden looks remarkable with beautiful natural views. When visited during the plucking season, you can even get a stunning view of how tea is actually plucked. Visit once and explore its mind blowing beauty.
Namchi Monastery: Nestled at Ahaley locality in Namchi, the monastery is widely renowned for Buddhist architecture. The actual name of the monastery is Decchen Choyling Gumpha.
Mainaam Garden: Spreaded across 20 acres of land, Mainaam Garden is one of the oldest flower nurseries where you can see a huge collection of Lilium cut flowers. The garden has been named after the admired Mainam peak located in South Sikkim.
Namchi Sightseeing Places Long List:
From monastery, temples, hills and tea gardens to wildlife sanctuary, many wonderful things are there in the long list of sightseeing places in Namchi.
Tendong Hill Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary
SaiMandir Char Dham
Ngadak Monastery Baichung Stadium
PhurTsa Chu Temi Tea Garden
Mainaam Garden Namchi Monastery
Buddha Park Tendong Hill
Baichung Stadium Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary
Namchi Church Samdruptse Hill
Doling Gompa Serdup Choling Monastery
Tendong State Biodiversity Park Hanuman Temple
Buddhist Padma Sambhava Allay Gompa
So, pack your back to enjoy spectacular sightseeing of Namchi.