'Namchi' located at an altitude of about 1700mts, is the headquarter of South Sikkim. The prime attraction of the place is the statue of Guru Padmasambhava measuring 135 feet, in Samdruptse monastery. From here visitors can also savor the majestic view of Mt. Khangchendzonga range. The Siddhesvara Dham also known as the 'Char Dham' in Namchi has become one of the most important place for pilgrims and tourists. The place is fast growing as a tourist destination and is being seen as the next modern pilgrimage centre. The Tarey Bhir is another amazing location for people who love ridge walking. The cliff offers breathtaking view of the mountains, forests and the meandering river below. Other places of interest in Namchi are the Ngadak Monastery, Kitam Bird Sanctuary and Tendong Hill.