South District of Sikkim lies at an altitude of 400 mtr to 2000 mtr with unique and countryside escape of endless waves of agricultural field and the terraced slopes intercepted by spring patched forest and encompasses a total area of around 75000 hectares. Area wise it is the smallest district of Sikkim and population-wise second one. Its total population is 1,46,742 (as per 2011 census) among which 76,663 are male and 68,241 female. Namchi or Namtse (meaning Sky High) is the headquarter of South Sikkim which is nestled among the hills having elevation of 5500 fts and which commands panoramic view of snowcapped mountains and vast stretches of valley.
Sikkim is a small state and has been divided into four districts viz- East, West, North and South. South Sikkim, with its district HQ as Namchi is gifted with tremendous natural beauty. It keeps the high potentiality of tourism with its flora and fauna and rich cultural heritage.
Namchi meaning "Sky High" is a small beautiful picturesque town, nestled among the hills of the young Himalaya's. One can have a panoramic view of the Mt. Khanchdenzonga & Samdruptse from Namchi.