chinsurah, West Bengal, India
The Homestay is on the road and just within 100 meters of sunrise view point. Parking is also available. The Homestay features guest-friendly amenities and have Mountain view balcony and terrace. Fooding & sight-seeing are also available here with minimal extra charges. The place is well known for the majestic views of the Kanchenjunga range. Over the years, many tourists accommodations have come up at Rishyap. The local Sherpas and Lepchas have built small cottage-type accommodations for tourist. Tiffindara, a sunrise-view spot, is about 1 km from here. Rishyap is a tranquil, small rural settlement of the Lepcha community in the mountainous landscape at an altitude of 8,500ft. It is only about 28kms to the east of Kalimpong in Darjeeling district. If you are visiting Lava, there is a motorable road of 11kms and also a trekking trail of 4kms from Lava to reach Rishyap. Rishyap actually forms an integral part of the well known Neora Valley at the foothills of Tiffindara. Although it's a relatively new tourist destination compared to several others in the vicinity, it is still a virgin spot clothed in forests of pine, birch, fir, colorful rhododendrons and orchids with a wonderful view of the vast range of Kanchenjunga and many other Himalayan snow peaks. And this is exactly what the name 'Rishyap' stands for - 'Mountain Peaks and Forests'. And at night look below, an you get amazing sights of the sparkling lights of Gangtok and the small town of Pedong.
1 night minimum stay
No parties or events Check in is anytime after 12PM (noon) This is a home given out to our guests. All I ask is to treat the home like you would do your own.
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The Homestay is on the road and just within 100 meters of sunrise view point. We welcome all guests to our Homestay for a silent, cosy & tranquil vacation.
Rishyap is a small village and hill station in the Kalimpong district of the state of West Bengal, India. Rishyap is also spelt as Rishop. Rishyap was developed as a tourist destination recently in 1998. There are many myths and legends associated with the name Rishyap - Ri stands for mountain peak (some say it is lofty) and shop means age-old trees in Tibetan.
The place is well known for the majestic views of the Kanchenjunga range. Over the years, many tourists accommodations have come up at Rishyap. The local Sherpas and Lepchas have built small cottage-type accommodations for tourist. Tiffindara, a sunrise-view spot, is about 1 km from here.
The village is about 10 km from Lava and 28 km from Kalimpong. National Highway No. 31 between Siliguri and Guwahati passes through Chalsa. The journey time from Chalsa to Rishyap is about 1 hour. The nearest railway station is New Jalpaiguri.
During summer (March to May), the temperature varies from 22 °C to around 8 °C. Average winter (November to February) temperature is about 3°C.
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