Namchi Tourism & Travel Guide

We visited Namchi on a rainy day in April and the utter beauty of mist covered Namchi simply stunned me....

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Padmasambhava, Samdruptse monastery, Namchi Namchi Rock GardenOn our way back we stopped at the Namchi Rock Garden....

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At Yangsum Farm, which is a local families homestay with four rooms and have renovated it sympathetically. Each room has an en-suite bathroom, wooden floors and can be configured to be either a double or a twin. For larger groups, one can use one of the other four en-suite rooms available at Yangsum . There is also a dining room/living room which we share with the rest of the homestay. Located in West Sikkim, 2 kms from the small bazaar village of Rinchenpong, at an altitude of 1500 metres Yangsum , a 44 acre heritage farm.Built in 1833 and refurbished in 1966 , into a fabulous home-stay, now grows from cardamom and ginger to avocados , to oranges, peaches , apricots , mangoes and tea. With accommodation, four spacious, well furnished , simple double bedrooms, two with semi-attached bathrooms and two with en-suite bathrooms with modern fittings and running hot and cold water. There is also a communal sitting room and a courtyard where guests can sit and enjoy the sun and nature. The food served is all organic, tasty and given personal touch by the owners. The guests, besides the Indian get a chance to go for Sikkimese food like nettles, ferns and bamboo. With activities, guests are suggested to go for trek, where the owners, show some great paths to walk on, or to go for white water rafting, monastery tour or learn the Sikkim cooking where guests get an excellent opportunity to be taught traditional recipes and cooking methods of Sikkim on a wood burning hearth. Yangsum Heritage Farm, a beautiful home-stay in peace and beauty. A real escape from the noise and rush of city life in midst of the beautiful scenery of Rinchenpong !
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Baichung Stadium is a very famous football stadium in Namchi. The stadium was framed in honor of Baichung Bhutia, India's most famous contemporary footballer. He is an Indian footballer of Sikkimese-Bhutia descent who plays as a striker. Bhutia is thought to be the torchbearer of Indian football in the global coliseum. Bhutia is usually nicknamed as the Sikkimese Sniper on account of his shooting abilities in football. The state intends to effectively advance the game made prominent after Bhutia turned into being the first Indian to play in an European League and guide the national team as a captain. This spot is under development and soon it will turn into a center of game exercises in Sikkim. This stadium is situated at a decent tallness above ocean level and it sees that the administration is empowering football. The Baichung Stadium is the best place to visit for the people who love football or any sort of sports.
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About Namchi

Namchi the capital of south Sikkim in the Indian state of Sikkim. It is located at a separation of 78 kilometers from Gangtok and 100 kilometers from the town of Siliguri.Most of the general population of Namchi are Hindus and Buddhists. Dialects talked are Nepali, English and Hindi.Namchi is quick turning into a noteworthy visitor spot and journey focus. The Namchi monastery, Ralong monastery and Tendong Hill are major Buddhist journey focuses. The 118 feet tall world's biggest statue of the Buddhist Padmasambhava, otherwise called Guru Rinpoche, the holy saint of Sikkim, is on the Samdruptse hill opposite Namchi.Recently initiated (November 201Siddhesvara Dhaam is an interesting journey tourism endeavor of the Sikkim Government created as "Pilgrim cum Cultural Centre" which has a 87 ft statue of Lord Shiva and sculpture of 4 Dhaams of the nation at one spot at Solophok ridge in Namchi.

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Best time to visit Namchi is from October to May


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