Q: From hotels In Rishop How to take a Trek To Tiffin Dara?
A: At a distance of 2 km from Rishop and 4 km from Lava, Tiffin Dara is a viewpoint situated at Rishop near Lava in Kalimpong district of West Bengal. At an altitude of around 2,360 meters, Tiffin Dara viewpoint is famous for stunning sunrise & sunset. The view point offers 360 degree views of Kanchenjunga range, the blue mountains of Sikkim, Nathu-La and Jelep-La pass on a clear day. The place can be approached by a walk uphill through the deep silent forest of Pines, Rhododendrons and Orchids. The trek takes about 45 minutes each way through a steep jungle trail. It's a narrow jungle trail and should be avoided during rainy days. You can take a guide from hotels in Rishyap for this trek if you like.
Q: What to expect in a Car Tour To Lava , Lolegaon & Kolakham? -
A: Lava Monastery, also known as Ratnarishi Bihar Buddhist Gumpa, You Can Visit Neora Wildlife Interpretation Center & Lava View Point. Kolakham village is adjacent to Neora Valley National Park and the famous Changey falls is about 5 km further from Kolakham. From Kolakham the lush valley and the rolling hills stretch north as far as the eyes can see. In the west, they end at the foot of the Kanchenjunga. In clear weather, the snowy peaks of Kabru, Kabrudome, Kanchenjunga and Pandim stand out against the streched sky. Lolegaon is nature's paradise on its own with beautiful landscape, comprising lush green forest and serene valleys. The peaks of Kanchenjunga rise majestically in the morning mist. Canopy Walk is located around a kilometre from the bus stand at Loleygaon, in the middle of the forest full of fir, oak, birch and cypress are inter-connected foot bridges. With a total length of 180 meters, the hanging bridges from one tree to another help the visitors to view the beauty of the forest from above. This is a Tour almost all tourist take staying In hotels in Rishop.
Q: How to take a Day Tour To Kalimpong From Rishop Hotel?
A: Dr Graham's Homes a missionary school was set up by Dr. J A Graham in 1900 as an orphanage cum school for the destitute Anglo Indian children. Lord Buddha Statue: Close to Deolo there is a small rock garden in which you will find this nice statue of Lord Buddha sitting in a lotus position. Sherpa View Point: This is a watershed near Buddha statue from where you get great views towards both north and south. Durga Mandir: This is a Hindu temple of Goddess Durga located near Sherpa View Point. Hanuman Temple: Right after Durga Mandir is a huge statue of Lord Hanuman perched on the hill. Climb several flights of stairs to reach up to the temple. Deolo Hill: This is the major attraction in East Kalimpong. The tourism department has created an 8-acre lush parkland with manicured flower gardens and several view points with breath taking views of Kanchenjunga, Durpin hill, Kalimpong Township and the valley with rivers flowing through them. Mangal Dham: An excellent temple complex built in the memory of late Guruji Mangal Dasji and dedicated to Lord Krishna. Devotees come from far away places. Thongsa Gompa: This is the oldest monsatery in Kalimpong which was built in 1692. It's also known as the Bhutan Monastery and located close to Mangal Dham. Army Golf Course: A scenic 9-hole golf course which was conceived and laid by the army authorities. You can see the golf course from the roadside Watershed View Point. From here you also get splendid views of the mountains as well as Loleygaon. It's located close to the Circuit House. Morgan House: This used to be an old British property and reflect a typical colonial architecture with sprawling garden and views of Kanchenjunga. Durpin Monastery: This Tibetan monastery is located on the Durpin hill and hence such name. The actual name is Zang Dog Palri monastery. From the upper terrace of the monastery, you get magnificent views of Kalimpong town with Kanchenjunga in the background, the valley and the plains, Teesta & Reang rivers flowing down, and lovely tea estates of Peshoke area. Jelepla View Point: You get spectacular view of Jelepla Pass which once used to be a route for regular trade with Tibet. You can also see the confluence of river Teesta, Reang and Relli. The view point is maintained by the army. Pratima Tagore House: This house with nice garden and lovely views was built by Pratima Tagore in 1943, daughter-in-law of the poet Rabindranath Tagore. You will find original furnishing, lot of memorabilia and poet's verses in this house. It is located on Atisha road close to the Pine View Nursery. Pine View Nursery: It has great collections of cactus and ornamental plants. You get great view of Kalimpong town from the backside lawn. Entry fee: Rs. 10/- per person. Kali Mandir: Climb a stairway from the roadside to reach up to the temple. From an adjoining terrace, you get wonderful view of west Kalimpong and the mountain range. This tour can be easily arranged from hotels in Rishyap.
Q: Is it possible to take a Trek inside Neora Valley Jungle?
A: There are Trek Routes inside the National Park which are from different starting points, for details call 9038055530. Even trekking trail starts our Rishop Hotel.
Q: What are the activity in the evening at Rishop?
A: Enjoy Camp fire at Our Premises- In the evening a campfire is must at hotels in Rishyap with a chicken bar b que which is organized on request and prepared by our staff.