Rolep (রোলেপ) is a small but beautiful village &
most the serene and esplanade village of Sikkim in East Sikkim district, with inhabitant
of all indigenous communities such as Gurung, Bhutia, Sherpas, Chettri, Sharma
and Rai. This is a new addition destination of Old silk route or Zuluk trip itinerary.
It is a part of old Silk route which is
connected to China through Nathula route for the propagation of trade &
The village situated
at the bottom of Memeantshu Lake and Tshangu Lake along with the ‘Rangpoo khola’ (River Rangpoo) belt
which is famous for Trout fishing and fresh cool water. Visitors can enjoy the
scenic view of fresh tea gardens & plunder the merriment of river Rangpo
& its tributaries, religious temples and monasteries.
Rolep village having significant cultural, historical, natural
& religious importance and has been gained popularity as an Eco-Tourism area
of Sikkim. Baudha cave is situated in a northern part of extreme Rolep village in a
very dense forest. It is one of the most important places for the people of
Sikkim, Bhutan, Darjeeling, Kalimpong and other states.
Hot Steam Bath
Double Bebed Room
located at very remote hilly village and unspoiled area of East Sikkim,
commercialized accommodations are still building on. Homestay accommodation is
best at Rolep. Our associate homestay offers cozy and budget friendly
accommodation with authentic Sikkimese food. Host Ms. Gurung also may arrange
best itinerary for your sightseeing tours to nearby like Phadamchen,
Zuluk, Gnathang, Pedong, Sillery Gaon etc.
Tariff starts from Rs.1000 onwards per head per day with food (breakfast to
dinner). Check full itinerary for Silk-Route
Tour Package for 3D/2N.
Nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), New
Mal Jn. (NMZ) and nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB). Direct car/taxies are
available from NJP, Bagdogra and Siliguri, distance around 132 kms from
Siliguri and it will take around 4.5 to 5 hrs. to reach. Someone also can reach
Rolep from Kalimpong, distance around 80 kms and it may take approx. 3.5 hrs.
Rolep also can be reached from capital city Gangtok it may take approx. 4 hrs
and distance around 85 kms.
Rolep is open throughout the year, but April
to November is best time to visit Rolep and nearby Silk Route destination.