How to reach Bamboo Retreat Hotel


By Car

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 the 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 minutes to reach Bamboo Retreat by car from Gangtok and 8 minutes from Rumtek monastery.

The transfer from Bagdogra Airport to Bamboo Retreat by car takes 4.5 hours.

We can arrange luxury cars or standard jeeps with experienced drivers for your required transfers. Contact us to book your transfer to Bamboo Retreat.


By Air

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 hours from Delhi or in about 40 minutes from Kolkota. From Bagodgra Airport to Gangtok Helipad, there is a daily helicopter service which takes 30 minutes. From the Helipad to Bamboo Retreat, it takes about 30 minutes 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 takes about 5 hours.


By Train

New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri are the closest railheads that are connected to Kolkata, 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:

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