Char Dham

Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: South District, Namchi 737126, India
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  • Timings: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Mountain, Landmark, View Point, Statue, Family And Kids, Hill

If you are in Namchi for holy visit, you cannot give a miss to this famous holy place, Char Dham. Spread over the Solophuk hilltop, this holy place is visible from a distance because of the 33 meters high Lord Shiva statue, towering over Dham. According to the locals, Char Dham is said to be one of the important holy destinations for Hindu pilgrimages. Legend says, during Kurukshetra war, Arjuna worshipped Lord Shiva on this mountain. Being pleased by his prayers, Lord Shiva appeared in a form of a hunter and blessed him. This ultimately led to the win of Pandavas over Kauravas in the war.

The statue of Lord Shiva signifies his presence over this mountain. 

  • Carry drinking water.
  • Wear layered clothes as temperature may fluctuate.
  • For accommodation, guest houses are there.

  • Entry is free.
  • Taxis from Namchi to Char Dham - Rs 700/ 500 for return or one-way drop.
  • Toll tax- Rs 30

  • By taxi

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  • Char Dham Address: South District, Namchi 737126, India
  • Char Dham Timing: 08:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Char Dham Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Char Dham(preferred time): 08:00 am - 11:00 am
  • Time required to visit Char Dham: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 95% of people who visit Namchi include Char Dham in their plan

  • 49.68% of people start their Char Dham visit around 08 AM - 09 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Char Dham

Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday

92.09% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Char Dham

People normally club together Ngadak Monastery and Sai Mandir while planning their visit to Char Dham.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • A very nice place to visit. Calm down and have a religious feeling. Do visit. You will feel good

  • This place is quite big and clean. Many tourists came this place throughout year. Many famous temple replica present here. They very much try to copy original one but not satisfactory for me. Restaurants offer veg only. Some small shop in stand area offer non-veg. In my opinion this place is optional tourist spot. This place take 2-3 hr from Gangtok and no other tourist spot in way. So if you have time then go this place.

  • It's a lovely place.... Great opportunity to see 4 Dham at a time... Big area... Nice atmosphere

  • Beautiful place and charming view of hills.... Fresh air, mind changing area... Near restaurant available also .......👍👍👍

  • The best place to visit if you are in Sikkim apart from the regulars. This place has its own charm and those who come here will cherish the visit, the shiva statue and the temples for life.

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