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  • Working Holiday

    Working Holiday

    Create a place with space for people to interact
    with us, our garden and the local people

Only apply with practical background in organic farming / regenerative agriculture / permaculture

Are you looking for a special experience in another culture?
Are you interested in using your skills in exchange for food and accommodation?

If so, then a working holiday may be the right choice for you.

A working-holiday is a rewarding
opportunity for social services and interaction with local people.

Important info: This option is only suitable for people with relevant practical experience in organic farming or permaculture. Please only contact us if you have such experience.

We operate the Bamboo Retreat Hotel in the Sikkim Himalayas, India, and the travel and trekking agencies of Terralaya Travels ( & and Yetilaya Travels (

Sikkim is incredibly versatile, influences of Bhutan and Tibet are reflected here!

We are looking for interested individuals with experience and or training in several or at least one of the following areas:

● Hotel & Restaurant: Assistance in the training of waiters/ cooks/ helpers
● Journalism and/or Graphic design
● Marketing, Social Networking, Web-Marketing
● Permaculture, Organic Farming, Gardening, Landscaping, Botany
● Wellness
● Carpenter
● Talented craftsmen

Do you have experience and/or professional background that enables you to independently offer useful training/courses or workshops for the benefit of the local population? 

Contact us via Workaway or send us an Email.

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