Rishyap is a small and beautiful village in the lap of Darjeeling Himalaya. The word Rishyap means ‘mountain peaks’ and ‘age old trees’ in Tibetan. It’s true, you can see the wonderful view of the vast range of Kanchenjunga and other Himalayan snow peak from Rishyap. The colourful rhododendrons and orchids enriched the beauty of the place.
Places of interest – Rikisum, Tiffindhara, Lolegaon, Neora National Park, Pedong, Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Forests in Rishyap are most attractive places.
How to get there – There are numerous train available from Howrah/ Sealdah station to NJP. From NJP you can reach Rishyap around 4 hrs. You can also travel by air. Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport from Rishyap.
Where to stay - Here you get some small resort and home stay for accomodation.Rooms are standard and you get warm wellcome from local people.