Local sightseeing in Kalimpong area includes visits to famous monasteries that have old rare scriptures & Tibetan architecture, lovely view points offering sweeping views of Kanchenjunga snow peaks, rivers & landscapes, visits to museums, parks, flower nurseries, historical missionary schools and so on. You can also make great day trips to near by areas like Pedong, Lava, Loleygaon, Rishyap, virgin villages etc.
Rishop is a tourist village in the Lava – Lolegaon Circuit in Kalimpong sub-division. This used to be an inaccessible village with few households and step farming dependent on monsoon rain till tourists discovered this hidden treasure of Eastern Himalay. The main attraction of staying at Rishop is the serene environment and great views of snow capped Himalayan mountain range from here.
3 Hours Before Train Time
Lava, Lolegaon, Rishop and Kalimpong are the places of eternal beauty which is needed to be experienced to endure it. Here are some of the things that you can expect in your professional tourism package.
1ST Day – Train from Howrah / Sealdah station
2nd Day – Reach at NJP station and transfer to Lava (n/s) Covering – Lava Monastery and Mandir
3rd Day – Lava (n/s) Morning visit – Kolakham village, Change falls, After Lunch visit – Lolegaon (Hanging Bridge)
4th Day – Lava to Rishop (n/s)
5th Day – Rishop to Kalimpong (n/s) Via – Kalimpong Local sightseeing
6th Day – Kalimpong to NJP station drop and train
7th Day – Arrival Howrah / Sealdah station