The breathtaking scenery, the cool breeze, the beautiful sunset and the romantic starry nights make Rishyap a very popular hill station among the people in the North Bengal. During the night one can just sit back and stare at the infiniteness of the starry sky and be mesmerized by the tranquility and magic of this hill station.
How to reach Rishyap
From NJP railway station, Rishyap is about 110kms via Kalimpong and 120kms via Gorubathan. Distance from Bagdogra airport would be additional 10kms. It takes about 4 hours to reach Rishyap from NJP. From Kalimpong the distance is about 28kms via Algarah. As you take the main highway from Kalimpong, after Algarah a steep gravel road goes up towards Rishyap. And you should ideally take a vehicle like a Jeep to negotiate this highly bumpy gravel road.