Also known as Namtse, Namchi is one of the fast developing tourist destinations in Sikkim and among the best places to experience Sikkim Tourism. The place attracts large number of pilgrims every year due to its religious places, natural wonders and the unmatched views of the Rangeet valley and Kanchenjunga, the third highest mountain in the world. Often known as the Cultural Capital of Sikkim, Namchi has been developed as a hub of religious and cultural tourism in Sikkim. Typically, 1-2 days is required to explore Namchi as part of Gangtok tour packages. Samdruptse Hill, Char Dham, Namchi Rock Garden, Saibaba Temple and Ngadak Monastery are some important places to visit in Namchi.
Darjeeling, Pelling, Gangtok, Ravangla, Lachen and Lachung are also close to Namchi and 6-8 day trips can be planned to visit Namchi along with these places.