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Rishyap is a small tourist village, which is located in the Darjeeling district of West Bengal. It is located near Lava at an elevation of around 8500 ft above sea level. The nearby regions from here include Kalimpong, from where it is just 32 km.......Read more on Rishyap


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Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery, Rishyap
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Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery was set up on a hill in 1987. The monastery is encircled by forests and remains covered with fog throughout the year. Monks residing in this region concentrate upon topics of Buddhist Literature. Initially, this site was offered by the Buddhist... Read More »
Tifindara, Rishyap
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Tifindara, Rishyap
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Tifindara is a beautiful sunset point, which was initially known by the name of 'Sherpa Dara'. It is an ideal site where travellers can explore the beautiful view of the Himalayan ranges. A pine forest is situated on the south of Tifindara, where tourists can spot a high tower. Read More »
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Pedong, Rishyap
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Pedong, Rishyap
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Pedong village is located at a distance of 15.3 km from Rishyap village. The site lies on silk route that forms a bridge through Jelep La Pass to enter Tibet from India. Short treks and a visit to Damsang Fort which was constructed in 1690 can be enjoyed. The fort had... Read More »
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Forests in Rishyap, Rishyap
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The forests in Rishyap are extremely beautiful which makes trekking more interesting. Read More »
Neora National Park, Rishyap
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Neora National Park, Rishyap
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Neora National Park is situated at the conjunction of West Bengal, Sikkim and Bhutan. The park houses endangered species like Red Panda, Clouded Leopard Himalayan Thar, Indian Gaur, Royal Bengal Tiger and the Himalayan Black Bear. Nature Interpretation Centre in Neora National... Read More »

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