Bijanbari is a quite a popular town lying in the eastern part of Darjeeling district in West Bengal. It is a town with rich and varied agricultural produce which is its specialty. This beautiful and scenic town is also popular due to its proximity to Sandakphu. Located at a distance of 30 kilometers from Darjeeling, Bijanbari sits at an elevation of 2,500 feet. The Chota Rangeet flows through Bijanbari making it fertile which also helps the extensive tea plantations in this sleepy town. Bijanbari happens to be the headquarters of the Darjeeling Pulbazar developmental block and is basically full of Nepalis.

How to reach Bijanbari


Bijanbari is around 30 kilometers from Ghoom, the highest railway station in the world located in Darjeeling. There are several routes to arrive at Bijanbari. Both buses and cabs are available to reach Bijanbari from Darjeeling. If you are hiring a taxi, then do it from Gandhi Road or Chowk Bazar. Shared jeep is another alternative. Bijanbari trip for a single day is offered by the GTA tourism department the office of which is in Mall Bazar. If you opt for this trip then you will be charged per person and a mini bus or jeep will be the available conveyance for you. You can either pack your lunch or grab a bite at the stalls near the riverside.

Accommodation in Bijanbari


There are plenty of accommodation facilities in Bijanbari though most of them offer basic amenities to guests. The Inspection Bungalow is available for the tourists which must be booked in advance through the State department. Other hotels have nice rooms with common toilets. Bijanbari is also a halt for the trekkers on their return trip to Darjeeling from Sandakphu. Trekkers will not find it difficult to adjust with the existing facilities.

Attractions in Bijanbari


The route through which tourists reach Bijanbari through Ghoom is full of waterfalls, swiftly flowing mountain streams and tea gardens. The Hima Falls which is a popular picnic spot is nearby. Visitors cross the bridge over the stream and enjoy themselves in the lap of nature. Tea gardens like Chontong, Rishihaat and Marybong will also fall enroute to Bijanbari as will pass a 50 ft high rock known as the Bishwanbhar Rock. The special feature of the rock is that it stands straight at a height of 50 feet. The Chota Rangeet river banks are also interesting picnic spots with some small eateries.

Take out some time to see the vast stretches of farm lands in Bijanbari. They cultivate rice, millets, peas, maize, cabbages, tomatoes, cauliflowers and beans. The fruit orchards are also close by where you will find oranges, plums, pineapples and squash in large quantities. Along with the lands you can also visit Jhepi, Thapagaon, Sumbuck villages. Traveling down 2 kilometers from Bijanbari will bring you to Pulbazar where the famous sericulture farmhouse is located. Other places of interest include Shiv Temple in Pulbazar, Pulbazar Haat (market), hydroelectric power plant in Lodhoma, Som Tea Estate, Relling including points Home Dara and School Dara and Gok and Kainjalia picnic spots.

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Srikhola is a beautiful scenic hamlet in Darjeeling District which falls in the trekking route from Phalut and Sandakphu towards Darjeeling and Siliguri. The small river following its meandering course bears the name of Sri and Khola in the Lepcha language means small river and hence the name Srikhola. This village is an admirable halt for trekkers coming down from Sandakphu or Phalut. It offers lovely natural beauty and peace and quiet for the tired travelers. Stay here overnight and start for Rimbik the next day to catch a conveyance to Darjeeling or Siliguri.

How to reach Srikhola


For trekkers Srikhola can be reached via Gurdum at a distance of a little over 16 kilometers from Sandakphu. If you are coming from Phalut, then follow the route through the forests of chestnuts, magnolia, rhododendrons and oaks of Gorkey and Ramman to arrive at Srikhola covering a distance of 26 kilometers. For non trekkers hiring a jeep or traveling in a shared jeep is the best option. The jeeps departing between 6-7am and 11-12pm will take you through Srikhola to reach Rimbik. Srikhola from Manebhanjan takes 3.5 hours on vehicle. The road is not in good condition so it is advised to hire a jeep or Tavera or trekker.

Accommodation in Srikhola


Accommodation in Srikhola is a plenty but there is a Gorkhaland Territorial Administration hut situated close to the river. Advance reservation is required to stay in the hut. Book the rooms or a dormitory from the GTA offices. The other lodging facilities include Goparma Lodge run by Tshering Sherpa and Hotel Shovraj. The Goparma Lodge is a budget accommodation with 7 bedrooms with attached bath and hot water provided in buckets. Hotel Shovraj offers a number of rooms for guests. Whether you are traveling alone, in a group or with your spouse only, this hotel provides clean accommodation facilities. The toilets are common however; there is a restaurant inside the hotel offering delicious food for the guests.

Attractions in Srikhola


Enjoy the scenic beauty of Srikhola while you are staying there on your way to return from Sandakphu or Phalut. You can laze around the bank of the meandering Srikhola River or take a stroll on the hanging wooden bridge. Sit outside the cottages savoring the view and fragrance of the flowers in the garden or visit the Singalila National Park to see Red Panda, Barking Deer, and Himalayan Black Bear. Take a walk through the rhododendron, magnolia and orchid forests or fish in the river. The hotel provides angling gears with which you can capture trout which is the most common variety in the river.

Once you are done with fishing, you can concentrate on bird watching. The hills are the best place to watch rare species of birds which are never found on the plains. Blue magpie is very common in this region. Ask the hotel manager for the route to the corn, pea and cardamom plantation. It is a visual treat. You can also trek to nearby villages of Timburey and Gurdum and Jareo Pokhri, the sacred lake.

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Kolakham, a beautiful land in the clouds facing the mighty Mt. Kanchenjunga is home to 62 Nepali families from the Rai community. Bird watchers and adventurous souls regard Kolakham as paradise on earth because the land is replete with natural abundance. Perched at an altitude of 6200 feet, the hamlet lies on the fringes of the famous Neora Valley National Park in the Kalimpong subdivision of Darjeeling district. The mountainous village of Lava is located just 8 kilometers from Kolakham. Mt. Kanchenjunga can be viewed from here in its full glory along with other peaks of Eastern Himalaya which include Pandim, Kabru, Siniolchu. Kolakham is 108 kilometers from Siliguri, the gateway to North Bengal.

How to reach Kolakham


Board New Jalpaiguri bound train and get off at the NJP junction then hire car from there to arrive at Kolakham which will take 123 kilometers around 5 hours to reach. The car can also follow the Gorubathan route which takes 117 kilometers marginally less than that of Siliguri. Bagdogra is the closest airport from which you can rent cars.

Accommodation in Kolakham


Kolakham offers well facilitated accommodation units to tourists. The units are Kolakham Eco Hut whose room tariff starts from INR 1600; Pinewood Retreat whose room rent starts from INR 1800; Neora Valley Jungle Camp whose room tariff starts from INR 5000; Silent Valley whose room rent is INR 1200 and Red Panda Eco Hut whose room tariff starts from INR 1800. The rooms have attached bathrooms with hot water facilities and electricity. Most of the rooms offer an enchanting view of the majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga. The rooms have clean beds and comfortable furniture. There are duplex accommodations as well with a garden area which makes for a peaceful retreat.

Attractions in Kolakham


The natural beauty of Kolakham is mesmerizing and taking a leisurely stroll will make you happy and rejuvenate your mind and body. Of course the Neora Valley Park is the major highlight of the region. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site with the largest biodiversity covering an area of 89 square kilometers. Full of rhododendrons and mountains streams in every nook and cranny, the park is home to the endangered Red Panda. Apart from this rare animal, you will also notice others including wild boar, leopard, sloth bear, Himalayan Flying Squirrel and many more. The King Cobra among the reptiles has also been spotted here. It is also a bird watcher’s paradise.

Nearby attractions in Kolakham


Apart from the park, you can spend time exploring Lava, the small village which also serves as the entry point to Neora Valley National Park. The park offers several trekking trails which leads to Rachela Pass, Tiffin Dara and Jhandi Dara. Another interesting spot is the Changey Waterfall which is 6 kilometers from the village. Water gushing from 400feet above is a rare sight and you can enjoy the sound and also the view after you have reached the spot by trekking 900 feet. If you still have time, then visit the nearby villages of Lolegaon, Rishop, Charcole, Pedong all on the same route.

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Manebhanjan is a tiny hamlet that is located at a distance of approximately 26 km from Darjeeling. From Siliguri it is almost 92 kms away. It is located on the border shared by India with Nepal and it is nestled at a height of 7054 feet. It is also well known as the starting point for the well-known trek to Sandakphu as well as Singalila National Park. The major source of income for people in this small and cozy village is tourism. In fact, Manebhanjan is one place where you will still get to see the Land Rovers in use. The vehicles were in use during the British period and are ideal when it comes to climbing the gravel-filled roads that dot the trail to Sandakphu. There are only a few of them remaining now. You will be amazed when you see how wonderfully the owners treat these cars – it is as if their own brother or sister.

How to reach Manebhanjan


You can go to Manebhanjan from Darjeeling. The route passes through Ghoom, which happens to be the highest railway station in India as well as Sukhiapokhri. A shared jeep can be availed from Chowk Bazaar of Darjeeling or the Club Stand at MG Road. It takes about an hour and 15 minutes to reach this place. Other than this, you can avail buses to Sukhiapokhri for getting to Manebhanjan. Sukhiapokhri is about an hour from Darjeeling and once you reach this destination you can get to Manebhanjan with a new jeep or bus.

Accommodation in Manebhanjan


Since Manebhanjan is a small village it would be unrealistic to expect Darjeeling-like accommodation over here. Keshav Gurung, a very friendly and well-behaved man, is known to offer the best homestay facility over here. He lives in a double storied house that is at a nice location – in the vicinity of the jeep stand. Mrs Gurung cooks really awesome food and you shall also get fantastic hospitality and commendable cleanliness. There are some other options such as Hotel Exotica, Hotel Kanchendzonga and Hotel Chimal. Jeevan Chetri or Masterji as he is also known, runs Hotel Exotica, is known to be a helpful and knowledgeable person. So you can talk to him as well in case you need to know something or are staying at that hotel.

Attractions in Manebhanjan


The main point for which any tourist will be attracted to this hill station is its status as the starting point for the Sandakphu trek. However, the Singalila National Park and the synonymous range can also be visited from here. There is a market area that you may visit. The village also has a small playground where football tournaments are organized in case of special occasions. So, in case you are around at that time don’t miss out on the games and all the excitement. There is also a rather colorful monastery that is located slightly higher up and is located in a scenic setting – among pine trees.  When you are coming to Manebhanjan from New Jalpaiguri or Siliguri you will pass through Mirik. Be sure to get down over there and visit the wonderful lake.

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Rimbik is a small town that is located in the Singalila National Park. This small town can be described as a major attraction for people who are trekking from Darjeeling or a nearby area to the national park – a road that also includes the famous trek to Sandpakphu. In the recent years, tourists who wish to explore new destinations in addition to the established areas such as Darjeeling, Lava, Lolegao etc. have been visiting Rimbik as well. The hamlet is basically situated atop a mountain that overlooks the River Ramman that flows from Sikkim into Bengal. It could be described as the last major habitation on the Bengal side of the border. It is located in close proximity with both Nepal and Sikkim.

Rimbik has a big market that serves as a source of supplies that are needed by the nearby villages on a consistent basis. This is also one of the reasons why the local villages depend on Rimbik to a certain extent.

Attractions and accommodation facilities in Rimbik


As such there are not too many tourist attractions that one may be able to see in this small hill hamlet. However, as has been said already this place is a paradise for the trekkers. There are two routes that one can take from Rimbik en route to Sandakphu. There is a straight forest trail that emanates from Bikebhanjan to Rimbik. The other route connects Sandakphu to Rimbik and passes through Srikhola and Gurdung. This particular route is longer but this one is highly preferred by the trekkers over the first one.

There is an uneven road from Rimbik that you can take to reach Srikhola. The length of this road is about 7 km. It is from Srikhola that you can start your trek to Sandakphu. If you are not a hardcore trekker as such and wish to just partake in the experience just for the heck of it you could walk till Gurdung.

The small village named Timbure is located in between Gurdung and Srikhola. This is one area where you are sure to receive some basic accommodation facilities. It can also be assumed that since Rimbik is a trekkers’ destination you will get a number of trekking huts that will offer some decent facilities. Rimbik also offers you a fantastic view of Kanchenjunga.

Destinations near Rimbik


As has been stated already Rimbik is located on the route to Sandakphu. It is at a distance of 24 kilometers. Manebhanjan is at a distance of 55 km and it can be traversed in a car in around 2 and a half hours. Darjeeling, which is the place to be in this part of the world, is around 80 km and it takes approximately 4 hours to get to Darjeeling from Rimbik.

How to reach Rimbik


Siliguri lies at a distance of 130 km from Rimbik and it takes almost 5 hours to complete the tour. You can get down at the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and then take a car on hire or board a bus that goes to Darjeeling via Ghoom.

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Singalila National Park located at the Singalila Ridge is a popular tourist destination in Darjeeling District West Bengal. Sitting at an altitude between 7,900 feet and 12,000 feet, it is a unique national park situated at the highest point in West Bengal. The Singalila National Park covers an area of 78.6 square kilometers and is popular for its wide range of flora, fauna and also because of the trekking route to Sandakphu and Phalut, two of the highest peaks in Singalila Range. Originally it was a wildlife sanctuary which has now been transformed into a national park where tourists are allowed to undertake jeep safari on the gravel road winding through the park starting from Manebhanjan.

How to reach Singalila National Park


Singalila National Park can be reached by road, railway and air. However, the easiest route is by road for which you have to travel from Siliguri to Manebhanjan where you will find the first sign of entrance to the park. The actual entry point is at Tumling which is a few kilometers from Manebhanjan. Another entry point of the park is through Rimbik which is another small settlement at the Singalila Ridge. The best time to visit the Singalila National Park is from March through May and again from October through early December. During the former months you will be able to see thick blossoms of orchids and rhododendrons covering the park. In the later months the snow capped peaks will dazzle you with their pristine beauty and color play during day and night in clear skies.

Accommodation in Singalila National Park


There are plenty of accommodation facilities available in and around the park. Gorkhaland Territorial Administration lodges and trekkers’ hut are available at various points like Gairibas, Tonglu, Sandakphu and Phalut. Online booking service is available. For non trekkers private lodges and huts galore at Tumling, Jhaubari, Meghma, Gairibas and Kalpokhri. One of the cheapest, well facilitated and best positioned accommodation units is the Shikhar Lodge near Singalila National Park.

Attractions in Singalila National Park


The Singalila National Park offers loads of attractions to the tourists which include its diverse and beautiful flora and fauna and the mesmerizing and enchanting view of Kanchenjunga and Everest. The forest is full of oak, ferns, silver firs, bamboo, primula, Bistort, Geranium, orchids, rhododendrons and magnolias. The rich fragrance and color of the trees and their blossoms fill the air during spring time. There are over 600 varieties of wild orchids in the Singalila National Park. This feature makes the park a unique destination in the world.

Amidst this beautiful environment live a large number of animals and birds which can be spotted during the jeep safari or trekking tour through the forest. The Red Panda, barking deers, pangolins, Pika, Takin, Clouded Leopard and birds like Satyr Tragopan, Old World Babblers and Golden-breasted Fulvetta can be spotted throughout the forest. A large number of reptiles and amphibians can be found near the Jore Pokhri and Sukhiapokhri Lakes.

The view from Sandakphu, the highest point of Singalila is enthralling. All the major peaks of Eastern Himalaya can be seen enveloped in a vast stretch of snow where time stands still.

Entry fee to the park is 100 INR and foreigners need to show their ID proof to enter the forest. Permission to enter the core area can be obtained from the forest department at Manebhanjan or Tumling.

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Also known as Sandakfu, Sandakphu is located at a height of 12,400 feet. It is the tallest peak in West Bengal and is located in the Darjeeling district. It is situated right next to the Singalila National Park, which is located on the border shared by neighboring states West Bengal and Sikkim. It also happens to be the tallest peak of the Singalila range. The specialty of Sandakphu lies in the fact that the peaks of Everest, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, and Makalu – which happen to be among four of the five highest mountain peaks of the world – can be seen from its topmost point. It is said that it offers the finest view of Kangchenjunga.

The word Sandakphu means Height of Poison Plant, which can be taken as a reference to the various poisonous plants that grow over here.

How to reach


There are two ways to reach Sandakfu. One can take a car or trek. The route for trekking starts from Maneybhanjang and passes through the following areas before reaching the final destination:

  • Chitrey
  • Gairibas
  • Meghma
  • Kalapokhri
  • Tonglu
  • Bekhe
  • Tumling
  • Lamey Dhura
  • Joubari
  • Kaiyakatta
  • Bikeybhanjan
  • Sabarkum
  • Phalut
  • Gorkey
  • Gurdum
  • Srikhola

However, you can also take a jeep from Darjeeling or Maneybhanjang and head to this wonderful destination for a jeep safari that you may have never experienced before.

Accommodation


It needs to be kept in mind that Sandakphu is an area for trekking and it is not a town like Darjeeling that is awash with facilities like various kinds of hotels and eateries. The accommodation is rather basic. All that you will be finding en route your journey is homestay accommodation, which means people will allow you to stay at their houses in lieu of money and provide you basic supplies like water, food and sheets or rugs to cover yourself with. This depends on what you are asking for. You will get trekker huts at Maneybhanjang from where the journey starts, at Chitrey, Meghma, Joubari, Kalepokhri and Gurdum. One would find hotels only at Maneybhanjang and lodges are available at Tumling.

Attractions


Even though trekking is the main activity that will draw one to Sandakphu, the entire is filled with immense natural beauty that will take your breath away and make you forget your pain for a while. However, there are a couple of attractions for you while you visit Sandakphu and return from there:

  • Monastery at Chitrey
  • Red pandas at Joubari
  • Monastery at Meghma
  • Lake at Kalepokhri
  • Tonglu Lake
  • View of Kanchenjunga from Sabarkum and train to Gorkey or Srikhola
  • View of Kanchenjunga and Singalila peaks from Tumling

Things to remember


  • Sandakphu is located at a height of 12,400 feet. So if you have problems regarding traveling to such high altitude places get in touch with your doctor and take necessary precautions before the travel.
  • The temperature veers between 5 to 15 degrees in the summer season and between -5 and -10 degrees in the winter season. There is heavy rainfall in the period between July and September.
  • A trek can last anywhere between 6 to 11 days. So be physically fit and mentally ready to take up the challenge.
  • Do carry warm clothes, rucksack, sneakers and raincoats.
  • The food will be pretty simple and cooked by the professionals who accompany your porter and guide.
  • Costs for tour will depend on how long you are traveling, services availed by you from the concerned company and how many people are going with you.

 

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2-2.5 kilometers downhill from Rishyap, the 2nd last village of West Bengal a small village within ideal trekking rout. You can go through the main road which is 1 kilometer uphill from Rishyap and then turn left for downhill within the jungle. Other than that there is a short cart. The short cart road is very beautiful and enjoyable for an ideal trek. Start walking from in front of the Resort Sonar Tari for downhill. There is a narrow footpath here. You need to cross a small falls to reach the main village. Cross the village and ask for the “Mandir” road, the villagers will show you the road for Seole Village. There is a big “Shri Shiva Buddha Temple” at the end of the village.  Tired?? Take rest and ask water from any village houses, they are very helpful.

If you have time in your hand go for the last village of West Bengal. There you will have Pears (Nashpati) garden and peach fruit garden here. You can reach to Sikkim by walking from here within 8h hour.

During the time of returning collect phone number from Suntec Resort, Hotel Neils, Ice View Cottage etc. for your next trip to Rishyap.

Back to Rishyap

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Tiffin Dara is a point from where the 360 degree view of Kanchenjungha can be seen without any interruption. Dara means point in the Lepcha language and Tiffin Dara is a point in the Eastern Himalayan range in North East India offering a breathtaking view of the world’s 3rd highest peak. 3 kilometers uphill from Rishyap, a small hamlet, Tiffin Dara can be reached by trekking on the mountainous trail. The best part of this trek is that it goes through the dense forest filled with birch, pine, fir trees and different varieties of orchids. Chirping birds and some mountainous dogs might accompany you through the journey.

How to reach Tiffin Dara


Reaching Tiffin Dara is not difficult especially for the adventure lovers because it’s only 3 kilometers uphill from Rishyap through the dense forest filled with birch, pine, fir trees and different varieties of orchids. Rishyap can be reached by train, rail and also by air. The nearest railway station is New Jalpiguri which is 116 kilometers drive from Rishyap. The nearest airport is Bagdogra from where you can hire cars, trekkers, jeeps to reach Rishyap. It is only 126 kilometers taking 4.5 hours approximately to reach the destination. If you are coming to Rishyap from Lava, then it’s a 30 minutes drive and from Kalimpong it’s a 1 hour drive.

Image guide for trek to Tiffin Dara view point from Rishyap

Attractions in Tiffin Dara


There is no accommodation available at Tiffin because it is a tourists spot. However, Rishyap has a number of private accommodation facilities including home stays.

Tiffin Dara is located at an altitude of around 2,360 meters; it could a little higher than that. The magnificent view of the snow capped Kanchenjunga during sunrise is a mind blowing treat to the eyes. The other peaks of Himalayan range can also be seen from here and some parts of Jalep La and Nathula Pass as well. It feels paradise on earth when you see the skyline on top of the mountain. You can also feel like being on the top of the world once you reach the point and savor the panoramic view.

Back to Rishyap

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Rishop or Rishyap, is a picturesque hamlet and a nature lover’s paradise. The term Rishyap when translated in English means Land of Lofty Mountains, Peaks and Old Aged Trees. This beautiful and peaceful land where mountains, trees, birds, animals and humans co-exist peacefully is gaining significance in terms of popularity. Nature lovers of course find it very close to their heart and the non lovers also fall in love with its unique charm. Rishyap is basically a Lepcha community village situated at the foothills of TriffinDara at an elevation of 2,360 meters. Developed almost recently, Rishyap is part of Neora Valley which offers a spectacular view of the mighty Kanchenjunga. For people who love to trek on mountain roads, the experience will be most rewarding through the forests of pine, Dhupi and Rhododendron.

How to reach Rishyap


12-miles-lava-rishop-kalimpong-connector

12 miles Lava, Rishop and Kalimpong connector

Rishyap is located at a distance of 29 kilometers from Kalimpong and 11 kilometers from Lava.  Rishop is just 4 kms uphill from Lava which you have to trek  through the deep silent forest of Pines, Rhododendrons and Orchids, Rishyap is easy accessible to tourists,  but you have to hire any SUV. Last 1 km to 1.5 km road is not accessible for any small car. However, the ones who do not enjoy trekking can hire jeeps or car. The scenic view will be the same. Jeeps or car fare from Rishyap:

Rishyap to Lava – Rs. 600
Rishyap to Changey Water fall – Rs. 1200
Rishyap to Lava and Loleyaon – Rs. 1800
Rishyap to Kalimpong – Rs. 2200
Rishyap to NJP or Bagdogra – Rs. 3500

Attractions in Rishyap


Majestic Kanchenjunga sunrise at Rishop

Majestic Kanchenjunga sunrise at Rishop

The main highlight of Rishyap is the unhindered breathtaking view of the majestic Kanchenjunga, which is the 3rd highest peak in the world. Sunrise and sunset on the white peak of Kanchenjunga rendering it a golden pinkish glow is a scene that will leave a mark in your heart forever. Also the blue mountains of Sikkim, Nathu La Pass and Jalep La passes will captivate your senses. Taking a stroll under the starry azure sky and witnessing the twinkling lights of the nearby towns will make your heart sing in joy. This perfectly ethereal ambiance will enchant you and you will never want to leave Rishyap. When you get back to your senses, enjoy the view of Kokthang, Kabroo, Talung, Narsingh, Rathung, Simvo peaks and also pay a visit to the Lava Monastery southeast of Rishyap. For trekking enthusiasts, the trail through Neora Valley National Park meeting at Jorpokhri or Sukhiapokhri will be enjoyable.

If you are interested in trekking:

Peoples are enjoying Sunrise at hill top of the tiffin dara view point

Trek to Tiffin Dara View Point

3 kilometers uphill from Rishyap, the 2nd highest point of West Bengal an altitude of around 2,360 meters, a small hamlet, Tiffin Dara can be reached by trekking on the mountainous trail. The best part of this trek is that it goes through the dense forest filled with birch, pine, fir trees and different varieties of orchids. Chirping birds and some mountainous dogs might accompany you through the journey. Continue Reading →

 

Flowers and sky at Seole village near Rishop

Flowers and sky at Seole village near Rishop

Trek to Seole Village

2-2.5 kilometers downhill from Rishyap, the 2nd last village of West Bengal a small village within ideal trekking rout. You can go through the main road which is 1 kilometer uphill from Rishyap and then turn left for downhill within the jungle. Other than that there is a short cart. Continue Reading →

Accommodation in Rishyap


Rishyap has plenty of accommodation units. resorts and hotels in Neora Valley/Rishyap where you can stay on your trip and enjoy the scenic beauty. The Kanchenjunga View, Neora Valley Resort, Snow View, Suntec Resort, Sonar Bangla Resort and Green Valley Resort afford comfortable stay to the tourists. The room tariffs range from INR 950-1400 with all the hotels and resorts offering a breathtaking view of the Kanchenjunga. Along with mouthwatering culinary delights, trek guides are also provided by the resorts.

Lovely Resort – Rishayp

Phone: 033 2225-8549 By WEST BENGAL FOREST DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION LIMITED.
Phone: 033 2243-6440 By West Bengal Tourism Development Corporation Ltd.
Phone: 033 30230400, 9830252843, 9903111000, 09434503416 By JOURNEYY MART
Hotel: 9733061489, E-mail: info@journeyymart.com

Ice View Cottage – Rishayp

Phone: 9733264723, 9647834681

Suntec Resort – Rishayp

Phone: 9933628993, 9836087652, 9836557705

Hotel New Sonar Bangla – Rishayp

Phone: 9733093731

Resort Sonar Tari – Rishayp

Phone: 8001233610, 8017195512, 8001233431

Hotel Grand View – Rishayp

Phone: 9933780018, 9734084230
Tariff: Rs. Rs. 1200 – Rs. 1500

Sunakhari Retreat (Spring Vale Resort) – Rishayp
Pandim Cottage – Rishayp
Yankee Village Retreat – Rishayp
Hotel Orange Tulip – Rishayp
Rejoy Resort  – Rishayp
Valley of Flowers Resort  – Rishayp
Chavi Village Resort,

20th Mile, Chumirchen, Menchu

GREEN VALLEY & RISHYAP TOURIST CENTRE – Rishayp

Phone: 9830947352, 9331035550, 9836955169
Tariff: Rs. 950 – Rs. 1200

Neora Valley Resort – Rishayp

Phone: 9830947352 ,8420424111, 9331035550
Tariff: Rs. 1000 – Rs. 1600

Green Peak – Rishayp

Phone: 033 2227 7400, 033 2217 4374
Tariff: Rs. 1200 – Rs. 1500

Hotel Neils – Rishayp

Tariff: Rs. 1,500

Hotel Rishayp Green Peak – Rishayp

Tariff: Rs. 1,200

Kanchan View Tourist Lodge – Rishayp

Phone: 9830947352 ,8420424111, 9331035550
Tariff: Rs. 850 – Rs. 1000

Green Valley Resort – Rishayp
Himalayan Hut – Rishayp
Rishyap Holiday Inn – Rishayp 
Paradise Villa – Rishayp

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