Top things to do in Namchi

Top Choice Buddhist Monument in Namchi

Samdruptse

Visible for miles, this 45m-high statue of Padmasambhava (Guru Rimpoche) is painted in shimmering copper and gilt and sits on a lotus plinth high above Namchi on the forested Samdruptse ridge. Completed in 2004 on a…
Top Choice Hindu Monument in Namchi

Char Dham

This unmissable feast of colour is a remarkable Hindu religious theme park crowning Solophuk hilltop, 5km southwest of Namchi. It brings together replicas of several great Indian pilgrimage sites including Rameswara…
Top Choice Cafe in Namchi

Crumbs n Whips

John Wayne, Kurt Cobain and The Beatles are among the cover stars at this international-style coffeehouse-pizzeria that also serves a range of pastas (from ₹230), bakery items, excellent veggie burgers and great bar…
Buddhist Monastery in Namchi

Ngadak Gompa

The Ngadak gompa's large 2014 prayer hall contains some of the richest new monastery paintings in Sikkim. Beside it is the ruinous, unpainted shell of a far older monastery building which gives a hint of antique Sik…