Rishyap Villa with A Mountain View

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Rishyap, is a quaint, romantic hamlet in Kalimpong

Rishyap Villa is situated in Kalimpong hills of a part of Neora Valley Range with view of Mt.Kanchenjunga. Rishyap is also spell as Rishop. Rishyap is located above 7000 ft from sea level. This  picturesque hill station situated just 4 km uphill of Lava. 

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 state. 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.

Nearby Places-

  • Tiffindara is a viewpoint for watching sunrise & sunset and about 1.5 kms of uphill trek
  • Kolakhamwhich is about 4kms away. The wonderful Changey waterfall with water gushing down from high above is 4.5kms from Rishyap
  • The small Lepcha villages of Lava and Lolegaon can be reached from Rishyap by car. Lava is only 11kms away

About Rishyap Villa Homestay-

We have 3 Triple bed Room with attached toilets & 1 six bedded dorm with two toilets

Pocket pinch-

Rs.1450 per head per day with all meals if 3 people stay in Triple bed room.