About South Sikkim
Situated in foothills of eastern Himalayas, Sikkim has a lot to offer you when it comes to natural beauty. This state has an undistributed valley, beautiful mountain peaks, and humble local people. You will experience the best time of your life when traveling to this state in the North East. We keep in mind all your needs when planning your trip to this state. Most of the travelers also like to visit Gangtok when traveling, so for their convenience, we have a separate travel package for Sikkim and Gangtok.
This tourist place has a quiet peaceful, so many of the couples visit here for spending some quality time. So, for them, we have a Gangtok tour package for a couple. And if you won't have a long vacation after marriage, we offer you Sikkim, Gangtok, Darjeeling honeymoon package so that you make some beautiful memories that can be cherished for life.
Many people travel to Sikkim to relax their minds from city life, and you will surely not get disappointed on that matter. South Sikkim has a lot to explore, and some eye-catching views of mountains will take your breath away. However, as a rational traveler, you will always want to have a budget-friendly trip. And we can offer you the best south Sikkim package tour cost that will you never regret.
If you want to travel south Sikkim from Gangtok, then we can customize your traveling experience by providing south Sikkim tour package from Gangtok. Our travel packages are made in such a way that you will get you a chance to enjoy the untouched nature's beauty, and you’ll fall in love with the glory of its freshness. Moreover, if you choose us, we promise you to have the most beautiful time of your life and always remember the memories made on tour. So, book your trip with us to experience something unreal and beautiful.
Places to Visit South Sikkim
Namchi, meaning 'Sky High', nestled among the hills at an elevation of 4400 feet. commands a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. This Headquarters of the South District is fast developing into a tourist destination with its immense potential for all round tourist activities. It is about 78 kilometers from Gangtok and 100 kilometers from Siliguri. A 108 feet high statue of Lord Sniva with replicas of four 'Dhams' is getting completed at Solophok, near Namchi.
Above Damthang, overlooking South district headquarter town Namchi, there is small flat stretch of land at an altitude of 8530 ft surrounded by lush green ancient forest which is popularly known as the Tendong Hill. Historically, this has been a place of recluse for Buddhist lamas who spend years in meditation amidst the silent scenic grandeur. Legned says that the Tendong Hill saved the Lepcha tribe from the ravages of deluge when the whole world was flooded - a legend similar to Noah’s of the Bible. Even today, the lepchas perform pujas to pay reverence t the Tendong Hill. The view from the top of the Tendong Hill is something to be cherished and enjoyed as it spans across the plains of Bengal to the majestic heights of the Himalayan Ranges. A trek to Tendong from Damthang Bazar, the nearest road head, is just about two hours of casual walk. But one can also proceed to Namchi by trekking via Tendong Hill following the traditional route used in the old days.
Temi Tea Garden
The one and the only tea estate existing in the State produces one of the top quality teas in the international market. The tea garden is spread out on a gentle hill slope originating from the Tendong Hill and provides a magnificent view of the surrounding villages. A visit to the gardn, enroute to the Tendong Hill, could be a rewarding experience for those who want to combine nature and culture as they keep trekking.
At the base of Menam Hill is Ravangla, a small township and transit to various tourist destinations in South and West Sikkim. It is also an up-coming tourist spot, and transit point for trekkers to Menam Hill and Borong. There are accommodation facilities. A trek down to the sacred cave “Shar Chok Bephy”, one of the four holiest caves in Sikkim, would be a memorable experience.
Statue of Guru Rinpoche
This giant statue of Guru Rinpoche is located in Namchi and is 118 ft. in height. Guru Rinpoche's actual name was Padmasambhava and is also known as Second Buddha.
He is said to have transmitted Vajrayana Buddhism to Tibet, Bhutan and surrounding area in the 8th century AD. He is also considered to be the emanation of Buddha Amitaha, Shakyamuni Buddha and Kuan Yin Bodhisattva.