Welcome to The Rumtek Dzong Retreat:
Amidst lush green hilly terrains, a breathtaking topography and misty mountains,
emerges Rumtek Dzong Retreat,perched at an altitude of 4500ft at"The Rumtek View Point", Rumtek.
Gangtok. East Sikkim.
This luxury Retreat is ideally located and is one of a kind which lures the nature lovers. The chirping of the birds, the smell of raindrops on the moist earth and the feel of the lofty clouds passing by welcomes you to The Rumtek Dzong Retreat; a home away from Home.
The tranquil and the rejuvenating nature walking trail going through the winding private forest path adjacent to the Retreat is an experience in itself. The serenity and the quietness are deafening yet with grandeur of all modern facilities.
The Rumtek Dzong Retreat aptly compliments this exotic locale. It provides a magnificent view of the Gangtok town in the yonder valley with a tributary of the Teesta River and an extension of the Khanchendzonga range ie. snow covered hillocks, all viewed awesomely from the guest rooms.
The Rumtek Monastery,the international centre of the Kargyu sect of Tibetan Buddhism, the seat of His Holiness, The Gyalwa Karmapa is situated approximately 3 kms from Dzong Retreat.
The Rumtek Dzong Retreat offers a host of sightseeing opportunities. These include local sightseeing within Rumtek. One day tour to places around Rumtek, Water falls and monastery tours. Adventurous exploits such as Para-gliding, white water rafting and trekking are the order of the day.
The drive in and around Rumtek snakes through typical Sikkimese villages and many paddy fields. The paddy fields resemble a green carpet from July to September and later in October-November, the entire place is a sight to behold with golden paddy swaying in the breeze.