Namchi has recently grown into one of the most popular sites for tourism in Sikkim due to its world’s tallest statue of Guru Padmasambhava, the patron of Sikkim. Namchi literally translates “top of the sky”, and the beautiful site from the hilltops of this place completely justifies that meaning. Almost similar to Gangtok in every aspect of its architecture and culture, Namchi is much more quiet and silent than Gangtok.
Nearest airport is at Bagdogra, near Siliguri, 124 kilometers from Gangtok. Taxis are available for onward journey.
Nearest railhead is New Jalpaiguri, 127 kilometers away. Taxis are available for onward journey.
Lachung is on the national roads network.
October to June is the best time to visit. The winter is the best season because all flowers bloom painting the valley in different hues.... read more...
It is celebrated at every 7 month of Tibetain Calender at the 15th day, which falls around August-September. It is celebrated by Monks annually and to express their happiness they perform the Kangyed Dance at the Ralong Monastery.
Manakala Dance is performed by monks for religious purpose every year in the month of November at the Ralong Monastery.
In the month of February, Namchi Garden organizes a flower show with different species of flowers filling up the air with their fragrance. Orchards and Tulips are speciality of this flower show.
Kanchenjunga Handicrafts Centre
It is famous for hand knit woolen shawls and prized handicrafts. Located in Ally Dara, Kanchenjunga Handicrafts Centre is a must visit place.
For all souvenirs and cultural shopping, Namchi Bazzar is the place to go.
You got the Honey, Let's catch up with the Moon at the best hill stations reaching the Sky and get closeness like never befor...