The Padamchen home stay located in the slopes of the Himalayan foothills surrended by dense forest teeming with chirping birds. Perched at 7,000 ft and covered in dense forests, Padamchen is a small village on the Silk Route circuit just 14 kms from Rongli and 10 kms from Zuluk. This small Himalayan hamlet experiences a very pleasant weather throughout the year and this is one of the main reasons for its popularity.
Padamchen home stay has some of the best views of the valleys and forests of this part of Sikkim and Himalayan foothills. If you are not used to biting cold and snowfall but want to experience the mesmerizing sunrise, excellent views and winding roads and valleys of this Silk Route circuit, then staying at Padamchen could be a choice.
The intense cold and adverse weather of Zuluk is not tolerable for everyone, but the mind does not want to be far away again. So? The only answer is Padmachen. This small town, just ten kilometers below Zuluk, is popular with tourists today for its picturesque surroundings and comfortable year-round weather.
Forest tickets have to be collected from Nimachen before Padmachen arrives. It must be that Pangalkha Wildlife Sanctuary surrounds Padmachen. Paradise to the bird lovers. Dense temperate forests surrounding the Padamchen village is home to a huge bird population like Laughing thrushes, Fulvettas, Honey Buzzards, Steppe Eagles, Babblers, Tits, Wrens and others. It is heard that there are bears, cheetahs and anagona in the forest.
The padamchen home stay is located in such a place with all the modern facilities including geysers, TVs. A lot of lazy afternoons can be spent sitting on the verandah of the home stay hanging by the side of the ditch
While staying at Padamachen, you can go to watch the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjungha range from Thambi View Point (around 24 kms away) at 11,200 feet. The beautiful Kuikhola falls is just a few minutes drive from Padamchen. I must admit that Phadamchen has better staying options/home stays.
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