NAMCHI " Spiritual Sikkim"
Namchi is the capital of the South Sikkim district which is quickly transforming into a tourist hotspot because of its pilgrimage centres. The world 's largest statue is also situated here and is worth seeing. A number of luxury hotels are being setup in Namchi and the existing ones have good facilities for you to enjoy a comfortable stay. The spas and the bars in this town are very relaxing for the tourists. Around two kms from Namchi is the old Ngadak monastery. Positioned on a hill just above Ngadak monastery is the very striking Rock Garden which makes a great tourist attraction because of the several unique flowers and plants which blossom every spring.
Elevation : 1,675 m (5500 feet)
Population : 39 thousand approx.
Weather : Winter - Minimum 4 °C , Maximum 12 °C ( Approx )
Summer - Minimum 15 °C , Maximum 28 °C ( Approx )
Humidity : 82%
Best Time to Visit : March , April , May , June-Mid , October / November / December .
Language Used : Nepali , Hindi , English , Bengali Etc
Popular Spots Of Sightseeing are
Samdruptse, Temi Tea Garden, char dham temple, Sai Temple, Tarey Bhir
HOW TO REACH
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The main Road to Namchi is from National Highway number 10 . It is a distance of 125 kilometers from Siliguri and approximately 124 kilometers from Bagdogra Airport (IXB) and New Jalpaiguri station (NJP).
The nearest Railway Station from Namchi is New Jalpaiguri approximately 125 kilometer 5 Hours drive. New Jalpaiguri and is well connected to almost all Railway station of India. Tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal .
The nearest Airport from Namchi is Bagdogra Airport (IXB) approximately 124 kilometers and 4 Hours drive. Bagdogra airport is served by regular flights of Indian Airlines, Spice Jet, Kingfisher and Jet Airways from Kolkata, Guwahati and Delhi. The airport is well connected by road to all the tourist destinations of the region including Bhutan & Nepal .