Tarey Bhir, South Sikkim
Tarey Bhir is an amazing point of attraction for people who adore natural thrill. It is situated on a beautiful locale near a rural hamlet called Sadam, which is about 18 km away from Namchi. The 3 km long stone bridge from where views of Sikkim's mountains and villages can be seen. It is the only place from where Kalimpong, Darjeeling and Teesta River can be seen at a one eye sight. Tarey Bhir is an amazing point of attraction and looks like The Great Wall of China.
The word 'Bhir' means cliff in the local Nepal language, the length is around 10,000 feet with a breathtaking viewpoint at the edge from where people can get spectacular views of the river valleys below, the lush green forest coverage, panoramic view of the confluence of the two rivers of Sikkim Teesta and Rangit.
Tarey Bhir also presents a comprehensive view of the tea garden sprawled on a sloppy hill of Peshok with a train of houses all aligned along the road to Darjeeling.
BEST TIME TO VISIT
Anytime of the year except the rainy season would be best time to visit this place. The weather of South Sikkim remains pleasant throughout the year, however if you are visiting in winter then don't forget to carry warm clothes as it can get chilly during this time of the year.
HOW TO GET THERE
Airways: The nearest airport is in Bagdogra, West Bengal about 102 km from Namchi. Sikkim also has got its first commercial airport at Pakyong, East Sikkim but weather hampers the operation of this airport most of the time. If you are lucky enough you can get a flight directly to Pakyong.
Railways: The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP) in West Bengal which is about 98 km from Namchi. You can take a taxi to reach Namchi via Jorethang, which takes about 4 hours.
Roadways: Namchi is the district headquarter of the South and is about 82 km from Gangtok, the capital city. Tarey Bhir is about 18 km from Namchi and you can hire a taxi from Namchi to get there.