Namchi - Namchi, meaning 'Sky High', nestled among the hills at an elevation of 4400 feet. commands a panoramic view of the snow-capped mountains and vast stretches of valley. This Headquarters of the South District is fast developing into a tourist destination with its immense potential for all round tourist activities. It is about 78 kilometres from Gangtok and 100 kilometres from Siliguri. A 108 feet high statue of Lord Sniva with replicas of four 'Dhams' is getting completed at Solophok, near Namchi.