About This Hotel
Hotel New Sonar Bangla stands atop a hill, among the scattered cottages, encircled with Newraya Valley National Park infested with rare species animals like Panda, Bear and the likes. The only hotel in Rishyap offering the modern comforts along with the natural beauty, Hotel New Sonar Bangla makes for the perfect nature retreat.
Rishyap is 4 hrs from Darjeeling, while is 4.5 hrs from Siliguri. It is well connected by road while you can come either directly from Siliguri or via Darjeeling and Kalimpong. The nearest railway station to Rishyap is New Jalpaiguri which is 110 kms. The nearest Airport is Bagdogra and is 90 km from Rishyap
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Rishyap is the most popular offbeat destination In Darjeeling nestled amongst the Himalayas with deep pine forest and rare species of flora and fauna.
Rishyap is considered one of the best tourists destination located at a distance of 9km from Lava.Rishyap offers a splendid view of Mt.Kanchanjunga and other snow capped mountain peak.There is a fascinating 3 km trek through the dense forests towards the mountain top, Tiffindara,deftly negotiating the bushes and boulder en-route.
Tourist will stop many time gasping for breath, only to be mesmerized by the enchanting beauty of the woods.Finally they can view a complete 360 degree view of Mt.Kanchenjunga, Mt.kharg, Kokthang, Rathung, Kabroo(North,south,dome,Fourth),Talung,Pandim,Simvo,Narsingh,Siniolchu.
At clear night, far below,one can view the lights twinkling in the nearby towns and villages. The village tourism at Rishyap is about 10years old and still enjoys the unspoiled natural beauty.