Rishop

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Rishop is a tourist village located in the midst of Lava and Lolegaon. Once upon a time this used to be a poor village with few homes where one had to trek from Lava to reach. Lava Rishop has recently turned into a great destination for tourists with vehicular roads and small resorts. The serene […]

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Rishop is a tourist village located in the midst of Lava and Lolegaon. Once upon a time this used to be a poor village with few homes where one had to trek from Lava to reach. Lava Rishop has recently turned into a great destination for tourists with vehicular roads and small resorts.

The serene and calm environment bundled with the surrounding areas of Lava, Lolegaon, and Pedong in close proximity make this place popular to tourists.

Getting to Rishop

To get here, you can take one of the following alternatives given below:

  1. By Train: The NJP Railway Station in Siliguri connects the city to several cities across India. If you are journeying from Kolkata, then get in the Darjeeling mail which arrives at 10:00 pm in Kolkata. Once you reach NJP Station, take a taxi ride to Rishop as described below.
  2. By Jeep/Taxi: Rishop is only about 28 km from Kalimpong. If you are in Lava then there is a 11km road which leads you to that place, and if you are an adventure lover then there is a 4km trekking trail is waiting for you.

    One can also hire a car from NJP to Rishop. The distance between Siliguri to Rishop is approx. 108km. Busses are available from P.C Mittal Bus Stand (Siliguri) to Lava.

  3. By Plane: Bagdogra airport located at Siliguri is has several planes available offered by many airlines. Some of them are: Air India and Jet Airways has flights from Delhi, Guwahati and Kolkata to Bagdogra available, Go Air has daily flights to and from Delhi and Spice Jet operates flights from Kolkata and Delhi.

Once you reach Bagdogra airport, you can take a taxi ride as described above. 

Go Adventure Sporting

Pedong which is a mere 23 km distance from Rishop offer many adventurous activities to its visitors such as mountain biking, rock climbing, archery, mountain climbing etc. It is a great place to visit any time during your stay.

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