In addition to an Indian visa, foreigners must obtain inner line permit (ILP) to visit Sikkim, the permits can be obtained from all Indian missions, Tourism Office, New Delhi, Sikkim Tourism office, Calcutta and Sikkim Tourism Office, Siliguri on the strength of an Indian Visa.
ACCESS By Flight :
The closest Indian Airport is at Bagdogra, 99 kms from the resort, where scheduled flights operates from Calcutta, Delhi, Guwahati. Travel time from the airport to Gangtok is 3.5 hours. From Kathmandu, fly to Bhadrapur in the east Nepal(1 hour), then drive to Kakarbhitta (Nepal-India border, 35 kms), to Siliguri(37 kms) and to the resot (99 kms, 3.5 hrs). Or fly to Biratnagar also in the east.
By Rail :
The closest Railhead is at New Jalpaiguri and Siliguri which are connected to Calcutta, New Delhi Guwahati and other major Indian cities.
By Road :
The Resort is at a distance of 99 kms from Siliguri and will take 3.5 hours to reach the resort.
The resort is at a distance of 40 km from Pelling and 69 km from Darjeeling .
ADVENTURE SPORTS :
Trekking, mountaineering and
Transport is provided by buses. Vehicles are also available on hire. Taxis are available for getting around Gangtok. Sikkim helicopter service operates sight-seeing flights to different points in Sikkim.
BEST SEASON :
April to Mid-June; Mid September to November
BEST MOUNTAIN VIEWS :
Mid Sept. - Mid Dec.
RECOMMENDATION CLOTHING :
Light woollens and tropicals in summer (umbrellas and raincoats are useful) and heavy woollen in winter.
LANGUAGE SPOKEN :
Nepali, Hindi and English
Rinchenpong Village Resort, Kaluk, West
Sikkim ; Phone :
03595 - 245209, HEAD QUARTER: Rinchenpong Village Resort, 5th Mile,
Tadong, Joredhara, Gangtok - 737101 Phone : 03592 - 231017,
Mobile: +91-9932408141 / +91-9932408151, Email: