How to reach
Take the Rumtek-road that forks off National Highway just opposite Mayfair Hotel above the town of Ranipol. Follow that road for about 20 min. After crossing river Rogni drive through Rumtek-gate and follow Rumtek-road till you reach the village of Sajong. In the middle of Sajong-village there is a road that forks off east to the villages of Ranka / Rey Mindu / Lingdum. Do not follow that road but instead continue on towards Rumtek. From this point onwards it is only a minute's drive till the access-road that takes you to Bamboo Retreat. Watch out for our signboard that is located just beneath our sikkimese-style entry-gate.
It takes 30 min. to reach us by car from Gangtok or 8 minutes from Rumtek monastery.
The transfer from Bagdogra Airport to Bamboo Retreat by car takes 4.5 hrs.
We can arrange luxury or standard jeeps with experienced drivers for your required transfers. Contact us to book your transfer to Bamboo Retreat.
The closest indian Airport is at Bagdogra near Siliguri in the state of West Bengal. Bagdogra Airport can be reached by plane in about 2.5 hrs from Delhi or in about 40 min. from Kolkota. From Bagodgra Airport to Gangtok Helipad there is a daily helicopter service which takes 30 minutes. From the Helipad to Bamboo Retrat it takes about 30 min. by car.
The closest Airport in Nepal is at Bhadrapur in eastern Nepal. The daily flight from Kathmandu to Bhadrapur takes one hour. The transfer from Bhadrapur-Airport via Karkarbhitta in Nepal to Bamboo Retreat in Sikkim it takes about 5 hrs.
New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri are the closest railheads that are connected to Calcutta, New Delhi and other Indian cities. It takes about 4 hours from New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri to Bamboo Retreat.
If you are uncertain about directions and on the way in a car that you rented directly let your driver speak to us: