If you are looking for a very short trip with family or friends, Reshikhola located 45 kms away from Kalimpong beside the bank of the river Rishi is a great tourist destination. This beautiful village falls in between West Bengal and Sikkim creating a division between the two states. The spot has gained immense popularity because of its distinctive location, extraordinary natural beauty surrounded by lush green forests and mountains. This is a place for a photographers dream with home to diverse species of birds and some big animals like bears who are occasional visitors of this place.

From Reshikhola you can also visit some nearby destinations like Pedong, Sillery Gaon, Kaagey Village, Mankhim, Aritar, Lingzey and Kalimpong. Adventure loving tourists can also experience a trek to Menmecho Lake. Aritar, one hour drive from Reshikhola, an isolated place in East Sikkim is known for its scenic beauty and nearby Lampokhri Lake. At Pedong, around one and half hour drive from Reshikhola you can explore Damsung fort, Pedong Monastery, Tinchule view point, Riksum view point etc. Tourist can avail rented cars from Siliguri (105kms) reach the destination. Reshi Khola is also easily accessible from Algarah (22 km) and Aritar (26 km).

Guests are welcomed throughout the year at Reshikhola, providing unforgettable climatic conditions for the travellers both in winters and summers. Massive number of Holidaymakers visit the place in the month of January to April, vacation itinerary during this period would indeed be expensive. September and October would offer you moderate budget vacation. Amidst the bank of the River Rishi (Reshi), a number of homestays, lodges are available for tourists of varied budgets. The rhythmic sound of the Reshi River flowing next to the cottages and the unpretentious service of the home mates will enrich your experience at Reshi Khola. Accommodations available are very decent with homemade fresh foods.

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