By Rail: The nearest railway station of Namchi is New Jalpaiguri Station (NJP). It takes 4hrs to reach Namchi from NJP.
Distance: The distance between NJP to Namchi is 94 kilometers.
By Road: With the car rental service of North Bengal Tourism visitors can rent a car from NJP to Namchi or hire a taxi from Bagdogra to Namchi at a reasonable fare to cover this distance. Some travelers also make Gangtok or Pelling their base to explore Namchi and its surrounding places. Regular buses ply between Gangtok to Namchi.
Distance: The distance between Gangtok to Namchi is 80 kilometers and Pelling to Namchi is 73 kilometers.
April to June: During this time the weather of Namchi remains pleasant and visitors can enjoy the vista of blooming flowers.
July to September: During this time Namchi experience heavy rainfall and the road leading to Namchi becomes prone to landslides.
October to March: During this time visitors can witness the panoramic vista of snow-capped Himalayan ranges while being engulfed by the cool winds.
Q. What are the sightseeing attractions in and around Namchi?
The sightseeing attractions in and around Namchi are Solophok Chardham, Samdruptse Hills, Tendong State Biodiversity Park, Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary, Ngadak Monastery and more.
Q. Is Sikkim Safe for the travelers?
Sikkim for a long time has been a safe destination to visit for the travelers. The warm hospitality and the welcoming attitude of the locals are quite-praise worthy here.
Q. Is Namchi worth visiting?
The town has some of the promising tourist sites that make it a worthy destination to visit.
Q. How is the weather of this town?
The weather of this town is mostly soothing. The months of summer are pretty warm yet bearable. The temperature drops significantly in winter ranging from 8°C to -15°C.
Q. How can I reach Namchi from NJP or Bagdogra Airport?
NJP is the nearest railway stations at a distance of 98 km. Hired cars are available to reach Gangtok and hen to Namchi. The same goes to Bagdogra Airport.
Q. What are the activities to do in the city?
Go to Solophok Chardham to pray to the almighty god Shiva. Explore the wildlife of Tendong State Biodiversity Park and Maenam Wildlife Sanctuary.
Q. How can I reach Namchi, Sikkim?
Namchi can be reached from all its adjacent cities and destinations as the transportation system by road is quite good. Rented cars and even buses are available to reach the town.
Q. Is Solophok Chardham a pilgrimage site?
Yes, it is a temple solely dedicated to Lord Shiva. Thousands of devotees visit the temple to pray to god. Tourists also visit the temple to witness a large statue of Shiva.
Q. What kind of foods is available in Namchi Sikkim?
In the city, most of the Tibetan foods are available. Dishes like Momo, Thukpa, Phagshapa, Kinema Curry, Chaang and more are available here.
Q. What's the distance between Namchi and Gangtok?
The distance from Namchi to Gangtok is around 78 km. Via Namchi - Namthang Rd and NH10, it take around two and half hours to reach the capital town of Sikkim.