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Interesting places of South Sikkim

NAMTSE As its name, Namtse, meaning sky high, it is situated at an elevation of 5500 ft. Nestled among the hills, it is just the right place for the panoramic view of the snow capped Himalayan peaks and vast stretches of valley. It is the HQ of the south district and is fast developing into a tourist destination. It is about 78 kms from Gangtok. TENDONG HILL It is a small flat stretch of land at an altitude of 8530 ft above Damthang. It is surrounded by lush green old forests and overlooks Namtse town. Owing to its attitude, the view from the top of the Tendong Hill is awesome which spans across plains of Bengal to the majestic Himalayan Ranges. One can also proceed to Namtse by trekking via Tendong Hill. MAENAM HILL Maenam is located above Tendong Hill overlooking the Ravangla Bazar settlement. Scenic view from the height of this hill, 10,300 ft, is unmatched in this part of the world. Jorethang Jorethang is a major town in south Sikkim which is situated at an altitude of 300 m. It has a pleasant temperate climate. It is located on the foothills with Rangeet River flowing below. On the opposite side of the river, in the south, are situated the hills of Darjeeling. Jorethang is well connected by buses and jeeps. River rafting, trekking and sightseeing trips to nearby destinations are some of the attractions other than magnificent views.We offer holidays to Sikkim in lowest price.