Rolep is a river side village located in Silk Route area,East Sikkim
Rolep is Located in East Sikkim,20 km from Rongli.is a beautiful hamlet beside Rolep river, surrounded by green hilly terrain in all the side. It’s a heaven for birdwatchers.You can do angling in river for Trout fish.You can walk around nearby villages.You have to stay here to experience the calmness of that tiny mountain village.Buddha Falls is one of the attraction here. Nowadays it is a popular destination in Silkroute Circuit.
Rolep is very near to Rongli, so tourists on the way to visit The Old Silk Route circuit covering Nathang, Padamchen, Zuluk and other destinations can keep it in their itinerary too. Other upcoming destinations like the river valley of Doban and the boot-shaped Aritar Lake (Lampokhari) can be visited in day trips from Rolep.
Our Homestay –
Our homestays are located on two different places. One of the homestays, which is more traditional in nature, is located on the river side while the other is high on the hill slopes with great views of meandering rivers and sunset. All rooms in our homestays have nice comfy beds, attached western bathrooms with hot water arrangements and great views
We have 4 rooms in our homestay just located beside the river.
Per head per day cost with meals-Rs.1200/-
How to reach Rolep, East Sikkim:
It is around 140 kms from New Jalpaiguri – the nearest railhead. You can take any shared car from NJP or nearby Siliguri heading towards Gangtok and drop at Rangpo. Pick-up from Rangpo to Rolep is arranged by the homestays of Rolep.
Best time to visit-
You can visit here anytime of the year. The lush greenery and the foaming rivers in monsoon are a sight to behold in Rolep while the winters are excellent foe birdwatchers.
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