Sikkim has many beautiful and unexplored places beyond the usual tourist hubs of Gangtok, Lachung and Yumthang Valley. There are many amazing things to see in South Sikkim that are yet to be explored by travellers. We list a few of the hidden gems of this Himalayan paradise.
Temi Tea Garden and Factory, Temi
The Temi Tea Garden lies between Damthang and Temi Bazaar along the way to Singtam. It was, established in 1969 by the Government of Sikkim and covers an area 440 acres.
Paragliding in Temi Tea Garden
Temi Tea authorities have introduced paragliding in their sprawling premises. The paragliding takes off from TEMI tea point, Section 1 and a flight usually lasts for about 4-5 minutes on air.
Stay at Cherry Resort
Nestled amidst the thick layers of tea bushes, is a resort owned by the Sikkim Government. Cherry Resort gives unmatched views of the Mount Kanchenjunga and the River Tista gorge nearly 8000 metres below the garden.
Explore parts of Namchi
Namchi is the largest township in South Sikkim. It is a flourishing urban area with lots of shops, establishments.
Chardham Temple, Namchi
The Chardham Temple at Solophok Hill is a relatively new establishment in this district. It is about 5 km from Namchi town.