Namchi Experience: I was feeling happy when I reached Namchi. I escaped from Kolkata's pollution, heat, car horns, etc...
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: Frankly speaking, you will not get your daily food at cheap rate. Here is costly all our daily food. You can have Chowmin, Momo, other Tibetian & Chinese dishes... That is simply lovely...
When you have reached Namchi, don't waste your time at hotel room. Just get out from the hotel room & enjoy the beauty of nature. On the way of Namchi from Siliguri, the forest, Teeasta river will catch your eyes. At Namchi, the most viewable things is Central Park, Shopping Malls. Next day start your journey to Gyalshing. Flower garden, planting, orchid.. Simply nice.... From Gyalshing you have to go there by walk..
You can buy Souvenir from the market at Namchi.. There are many items waiting for you..
Activities & things to do: Just enjoy & enjoy.. Delete all drastic thing from your mind..
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: You have to carry ID Proof, Address Proof with you. Carry some necessary medicine, woolen clothes & abviously CAMERA.... Other wise you will left all sweet moments which you have enjoyed there.
At first, you have to reach at Tenjing Norge Bus Stand at Siliguri. From there you can hire jeep, Tata Sumo, etc.. or you can reach Namchi by the bus of Sikkim Tourism Dept. It's situated near the Tenjing Norge Bus Stand.
Namchi Experience: I felt happy to disguise at Namchi from the pollution, traffic jam of Kolkata. Every tourist go to Gangtok, Darjeeling. But, I will refer them Namchi. It is pollution free, green, plastic bag free, gutkha free, cigarate free zone. Oh.. I like Namchi very much.
Food, sight-seeing and shopping: At hill area, you will not get our normal food like rice, fish etc. You can take noodles, momo, meat. Here pork is a favourite dish. You can take liquire but you can't smoke.
At Namchi, you can visit local bazar, central park, nursery at Galshing. If you like to go at Galshing, you should start the journey at morning. Some distance you have to cross by walking.
You can shopping here. But price is not reasonable as other cities of West Bengal.
Activities & things to do: Please remember, don't smoke or take gutkha at Namchi. If you will found to smoke, Namchi Police will fine for the crime.
Local people of Namchi are very honest & friendly. Don't misbehave with them.
Namchi is cool area. The best season to make trip there from March to June. You should carry woolen dresses.
You should carry ID proof with you. If you are on a official tour, then carry ID proof along with office permit copy.
And don't forget to carry camera.
Travel tips, How to reach, travel warnings etc: If you are making journey by train, then you have to reach NJP (New Jalpaiguri). From NJP you have to go at Tenjing Norge busstand by bus, trecker. You can go by bus of Sikkim Tourism. The time of starting at 8.00 am & 12.00 pm. Or you can go by TATA Sumo, Jeep, or other for wheeler.
Hotels at Namchi are in reasonable fare.
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