The SpaceRABONGLA ECOVILLAGE
Located not more than a kilometer and a short walk above the town and contained in an area of a little less than one acre, a cottage lies overlooking the beautiful small village of Ravangla.
Rabongla Ecovillage support sustainable tourism and promotes an environment friendly vision. It aims to develop a model for sustainable living and provide a healthy, satisfying and enriching experience. Guest AccessGuest will have access to most of the things. Interaction with GuestsWhen required. The NeighborhoodRavangla, is a small town situated in South Sikkim, surrounded by high-forested hills and undulating valleys dotted with village huts, its an ideal place for short treks and bird watching. Getting AroundPublic transit is available on request. Ravangla is 65 kms from Gangtok, 134 kms from NJP, 142 kms from Bagdogra, and 75 kms from Darjeeling. Other Things to NoteARTISTS IN RESIDENCY
In our endeavour to promote art and culture we offer the Artist in Residence programme. Offering affordable retreat space, studios and accommodations for visual artists, musicians, writers and creative thinkers to pursue their creative goals and projects in a congenial, natural and peaceful environment. We intend to facilitate artists the atmosphere to think, experiment, collaborate and share ideas or if required zone out into a private space. Our vision is to give both local and traveling artists a place to live, work, and showcase their artwork. We encourage the use of local resources and work with local craftsmen.
Eat delicious, organic local food. The fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables grown in our kitchen garden and locally produced inspire the menu. For those tempted to eat out on a nice summer day or starry nights, we have a barbeque space outside. We are also under the process of making a traditional cooking stoves (chula).
The following are actions we have already taken to minimize our footprint on the environment.
• We encourage artists to make art from
• We do not use any plastic ware, cups or
• We use timber trimmed from our own trees for
• We encourage guests to walk or
cycle while staying with us.
• We use energy saving bulbs.
• We do not use any kind of pesticides or
dangerous chemicals in our garden.
• We do not offer animal feeders of any kind to
artificially attract local wildlife. However we
have used local plants and trees that attract
• We educate our staff how and what to
• We encourage our guest to turn off lights
when not in use.
• We do not have hair dryers or
other type of energy consuming appliances in the rooms.
• We use only local building materials, supplies and labor. (during construction)
COME STAY WITH US. Ohh, those lovely little birdies will brighten up your day. Enjoy interacting with the local people, plant flowers, take a walk, write, sketch, paint, read, dance, bike on the paths, have a picnic, watch the sunset or simply relax under the starry sky.