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Namchi, located at an average elevation of 1,315 metres, is the capital of the South Sikkim district of the Indian state of Sikkim. The place has derived its name from two words; Nam meaning the ‘sky’ and Chi meaning ‘high’ that translates as the......Read more on Namchi


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Temi Tea Garden, Namchi
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Namchi’s Temi Tea Garden is the only tea estate in Sikkim. The tea garden was established in the year of 1969 and is spread over in an area of 435 acres on a hill slope, originating from the Tendong Hill. It produces around 100 million tonnes of tea, every year. There is... Read More »
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Helipad, Namchi
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At an altitude of 5000 feet, the Helipad is the perfect place to get a view of Mt. Kanchanjunga, Kalimpong and the hills on the border of Bengal. You can view Temi Tea estate, the only tea plantation in the state. The misty surroundings, cool breeze and silence in the hills,... Read More »
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Rock Garden, Namchi
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The rock garden of Namchi is located between Namchi Town and Samdruptse. The garden has different species of plants, flowers and trees. There are several waiting sheds, view points and water bodies, alongside the footpaths. The garden has a cafeteria facing the hills and the... Read More »
"Never seen beautiful Sea."10 months ago
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Char Dham, Namchi
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Char Dham, Namchi
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Char Dham is a pilgrimage destination situated at Solophok Hill, which is at a distance of about 5 km from Namchi Town. Solophok Hill has a historical and religious significance, as it is believed that visiting this place washes away one’s sins. According to legends,... Read More »
"Char dham at one place"3 months ago "Beautiful place"9 months ago
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Tendong Hill, Namchi
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Tendong Hill is around 8530 ft high and is considered to be a dormant volcano. The name of this hill, derived from the Lepcha dialect, means ‘The hill of the raised horn’. According to legends, when the land was drowned due to floods, the horn rose miraculously to... Read More »
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