Namchi, located at a height of 1,315 metres in South Sikkim, is a lovely place to visit during your vacation. Namchi refers to the apex of the sky. It is the administrative centre of the South Sikkim district. It is approximately 78 kilometres from Sikkim’s capital, Gangtok, and is easily accessible. It’s off the beaten path between Melli and Jorethang. With expanses of beautiful green tea plantations, the trip from Gangtok to Namchi is gorgeous and pleasant.
The breath-taking vistas of Mt. Kanchenjunga, the world’s third tallest mountain, are one of Namchi’s most outstanding attractions. It is a culturally rich resort that is also known for religious tourism.Here you will find the replicas of all the four highly respected Dhams of India – Char Dhams. Visit the biggest statue of Guru Padmasambhava located on the Samdruptse Hill near Namchi. This hill is revered as the wish-fulfilling hill. Other Namchi attractions include Sherdup Choeling Monastery, Dichen Choeling monastery, Ngadak monastery, Namchi Rock Garden, Flower Festival and Namchi Mahotsav, food and culture festival held annually in October.
Namchi In Winter (October To February)
Winter is such an amazing season in Namchi and is definitely a great time to capture its natural beauty. During this season the temperature ranges between 8°C to -15°C. It is biting cold in the months of December and January and the temperature drops to minus degree. So it is advisable that you carry heavy woollens and other things that you might need in extreme winter to keep yourself cozy and warm.. The months of December and January are bitterly cold, with temperatures down below zero degrees. As a result, heavy woollens and other items that you could require in harsh cold to keep oneself comfy and warm are recommended.
Namchi In the spring (March To April)
In Namchi, the spring season is neither chilly nor hot. The weather is still pleasant, making this an excellent time to visit Namchi and its environs. The temperature fluctuates from 17 to 27 degrees Celsius. In the spring, though, there aren’t many tourists.
In the Summer, Namchi (May To June)
Namchi is such a wonderful place that it can be enjoyed even in the summer, since it has a good climate most of the time. The temperature fluctuates from 12 to 28 degrees Celsius. It’s the ideal time to go sightseeing and participate in a variety of outdoor activities.
Namchi During the Monsoon (July To September)
Namchi begins to receive considerable rain when the monsoon season begins in July. It gradually receives considerable rain in August and September. The temperature ranges from 5 to 13 degrees Celsius. It is not suggested to visit Namchi during the monsoon season since the heavy rain may disrupt your sightseeing and travel plans.