Reshi Khola

Reshi Khola

Reshi Khola, or more commonly called Rishi is situated in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India. Reshi Khola, an emerging riverside tourist destination nestled in the Kalimpong sub division offers a soothing refuge from the frantic city life. Reshi is a new tourist spot just on the bank of river Reshi which meets Teesta at Rangeet, the gateway of Sikkim. Topographically, Reshi Khola marks the division between the states of West Bengal and Sikkim. This border village of east Sikkim, is surrounded with mountains and forest. Moreover it is also the perfect stopover for the tourists travelling to “The Silk Route” tour as Reshi is an ideal camping ground and picnic spot.

How to Reach:

Pedong to Reshi : 15km
Reshi Khola can be reached by road from NJP/Siliguri.There are no regular transport services to Rishi Khola. But one can break the journey at Kalimpong or Pedong and can hire a personal vehicle from there. Only big cars like Sumo or Max can reach the place. Or one can avail the 1 km lovely trek route through the jungle and river from the main road.

Where to stay:

The eco huts/Homestays are just on the bank of the river where you can listen to music of the water all the time. They offer delicious home cooked food which will enhance your hunger.