In the vein of other districts of Sikkim, the South district is not behind in any case whether talking about its natural splendor or fresh towns. Namchi, being the headquarters of the South Sikkim district, enjoys the authority over the region. The striking tourist attractions of the district offer many reasons to visit the place for once. Subsequently, there are many tours that can be taken in South Sikkim.
After East Sikkim District, this is the only district that embraces a
major part of Sikkim's population. On account of accessibility of plain
lands, South district is also the most commercialized district of
Sikkim. Temi Tea Garden distinguishes the South district for being among
the leading tea producer of India. Ranging between the altitudes of 400
meters to 2000 meters, South Sikkim District observes temperate climate
for most of the time.
There are numerous sight-seeing points, monasteries, gardens, hills,
waterfalls and trekking zones that really allure anyone to come here.
The natural splendor in the district is not less bewitching and engages
the spectator in its heavenly charm. In this section, we will discuss
the various tourist attractions of South Sikkim to give you a
comprehensive idea about the touring places. Read further to know about
the tours to South Sikkim in India.
Borong is a small hamlet amidst the snow-cloaked mountains peaks in
Sikkim. Below Maenam Hill, Borong is a beautiful place that presents a
clear view of Mountains. Borong can be reached from Ravangla by a
solitary trek via Maenam.
Elevated to the height of 3,500 ft, Singchu-thang is an ideal picnic
spot. Literally, 'Singchu-thang' means 'the plain over grown with dwarf
fish plants and shrubs'. On the banks of Teesta River, Singchu Thang is
favorite place for white water sports.
Phur-Tsa-chu (Hot Springs)
Actually, Phur-Tsa-Chu means hot springs in Sikkimese language. Located
at a comfortable distance of 4 kms from Legship, Hot springs are famous
between the residents of the region. The water of these springs are said
to have medicinal values and can cure many skin problems.
Jorethang is an important town in West Sikkim district. It lies at a
distance of 30 kms in the north of Darjeeling. Sited on a flattened
land, Jorethang is also nestled between the huge mountains and hills in
Sikip is another destination that is getting renowned due to its serene
atmosphere and great hide-out. Perched on the banks of Rangeet River,
Sikip boasts of beautiful natural surroundings and makes a brilliant
fishing spot and river campsite.