The small town Namchi located in the southern part of Sikkim is the epitome of culture, diversity, religion, benevolence and is the true essence of the State Sikkim. Namchi literally translates to ‘Sky High’ and the town justifies the name it wears by offering panoramic views of the Himalayas, welcoming monasteries, traditional temples, lush greenery, flora, and forests. The town has been developed as a hub of religious and cultural tourism in Sikkim making it the Culture Capital of the State.
The best way to experience the rich culture of Namchi and to take in the picturesque beauty of the Himalayan paradise in by indulging in some of the best things to do in Namchi which include a tour of the many religious and cultural centres, most notable of which are Shirdi Sai Baba Mandir & Pilgrimage Centre, Char Dham Pilgrimage Centre, Samdruptse Monastery, Ngadak Monastery. Other attractions and things to do in Namchi include The Central Park, which is a public square, Namchi Rock Garden, Temi Tea Garden, Buddha Park and Buddha Park. One can indulge in adventure activities by visiting Institute of Himalayan Centre for Adventure & Eco Tourism that offers courses like Mountaineering, Rock Climbing, Mountain Biking, Trekking, Para Gliding, White Water Rafting, Trekking, Skiing etc. Namchi offers stores and art & craft centres that are worth visiting especially Kanchenjunga Handicrafts Center known for its exquisite handcrafted items. The beauty of Namchi is best experienced by visiting the town as it unveils the best-kept secrets of the Himalayas.