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. The surrounding destinations of Lava, Lolegaon, Pedong, Rishi, Aritar are all within close distance and can be visited as part of a day sightseeing tour. During the initial days, one had to trek about 5 km from Lava to reach here. Today you can drive to Rishop (9 km) through a motorable road from Lava. The village is full of small resorts that offer basic rooms and amenities.
Places of Interest
- Tiffin Dara (Sun Rise)
- Neora Valley national Park
|Nearest Airport||Bagdogra Airport (113 km)|
|Nearest Railway||Siliguri Railway Station (104 km) ,New Jalpaiguri Railway Station (107km)|