Category Natural / Scenic beauty, Religious

The tallest statue of Guru Padma Sambhava in the world with a height of 135 ft built above Namchi town. It is the place where ones wishes can be fulfilled. It is located below the Tendong hill facing Namchi. The view from Samdruptse hill is something to be cherished and enjoyed. The hilltop offers a view of Namchi town, Darjeeling, Kalingpong, Mt Kanchendzonga and eastern part of Nepal.

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  • Statue of Guru Padmasambhava
  • Statue of Guru Padmasambhava
  • Chorten at Samdruptse

How to Reach:

By Air

The nearest airport is Bagdogra in West Bengal about 102 kms from Namchi which is a domestic airport and connected to the nearest international airport being Kolkata in West Bengal.

By Train

The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri Station in West Bengal about 96 kms from Namchi from where one can avail trains to different parts of the country.

By Road

Namchi is approximately about 92 kms from Siliguri. The Sikkim Nationalised Transport (SNT) buses plies regularly from Namchi to towns within the state and Siliguri. Private taxis are also available on regular basis for hire or on shared basis.