Rishop is an experience of rejuvenation. Its idyllic, simple and peaceful mountain village nestled in the lap of the Eastern Himalayas mesmerize you with its tranquillity and an old school charm.
Try to reach by evening in order to witness the real beauty of the village under moon light. Also get up before sunrise and head to open space with your camera to capture the sun rise and a perfect view of the Kanchenjunga peak.
At night just sit back and gaze at the sky that seems to come closer, where twinkling stars on the sky above, resonate the twinkling lights of Gangtok and Pedong bellow in a far distance. Moonlight Kanchenjunga is a sight to behold.In a clear day, you may get a most Nathu La pass and Jalep La pass are also partially visible in a distance horizon from Rishop. Altogether Rishop gives a magical view to all of its visitors.
Unleash the adventurer in you and trek 4 km on the Kalimpong Hill to reach Rishop. The view of the snow-capped peak with the cool breeze welcoming you, is an imagery that will remain etched in your memory for long.
Enjoy through trekking route, which is a deep silent forest of Pine, Birch, Fir & Orchids. Rishop is also known as the paradise for birds’ watcher
A stay in the village allows you take random strolls around its beautiful market, explore the breath-taking view of the Eastern Himalayan Hills and also of the famous Nathu la Pass.
Summer time in Rishop is a charming experience as the temperature is mild, the valley is brimming with the blossom of rhododendrons & orchid’s forests. The sky remain clear and altogether it gives a magnificent panoramic views of the surrounding nature.