Zoom (জুম) is a virgin offbeat tourist destination in West Sikkim, located only 6 kms after Jorethang. If you want to explore real Sikkimese rural life and hospitality, then come to Zoom, West Sikkim on the right side bank of River Rangeet. Take a walk to explore village live and organic cultivation firms. Next day morning go for a little hiking to Zoom View point to visit Samdruptse of Namchi, South Sikkim. Then go for sightseeing to Khechiperi Lake. Nearest major junction and district town is Jorethang of South Sikkim, which lies on Rangeet River on the way to Pelling from Darjeeling, Siliguri and Kalimpong.
Village homestay is only mode of accommodation in Zoom, our associate homestay has 3 double bedded rooms. All rooms are spacious and cozy with all basic facilities like attached western bath and hot water. You can enjoy breathtaking view of the village from your room window. Mouth watering delicious organic food is served with lots of care and fine hospitality. Tariff starts from Rs. 1000 - Rs.1,200 per head per day with food (Breakfast to Dinner), your host also can assist you for hiking, trekking and sightseeing tours.
Nearest airport is Bagdogra (IXB) and nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri (NJP), direct cars are available from airport, NJP and Siliguri. Distance around 90 kms from Siliguri and it may take around 4 hrs to reach. Zoom also can be reached from Gangtok within 4 hrs and distance around 88 kms. Nearest junction town is Jorethang situated only 6 kms away, direct taxi can be hired from Jorethang.
Zoom can be visited throughout the year but after winter of spring is best time to travel to Zoom, West Sikkim for rhododendrons.