Reshi Khola, or more commonly called Rishi is situated in the foothills of the eastern Himalayas in North-East India. Rishi Khola can be reached by road from NJP/Siliguri.There are no regular transport services to Rishi Khola. Rishi offers multitude options to visitors like camping, trekking, adventure sports and nature trails. Reshi or Rishi or Rishi Khola is located in the Kalimpong sub division on the West Bengal –Sikkim Border. Rishi Khola derives its name from the Reshi River (Khola in Nepali meaning a small stream) and has gained prominence as an upcoming offbeat tourist destination as recently a number of resorts have come up on the banks of the river, not surprisingly because of its unique location and scenic beauty. Topographically, Reshi Kholadivides the states of West Bengal and Sikkim.
It\’s a perfect stopover for tourists intending to visit \’Old Silk Route\’ as it is a nice picnic and camping ground for tourists to have fun and chill out on the banks of the river rishi. It is also an idyllic spot for romancing the moonlight with a light barbecue and bonfire. Tourists can also indulge in luxury of bathing in the crystal clear river water and to cast the net for a light barbecue. Tourists can also get a feel of staying in pitched tents and test their wilderness streak.
For trekkers and adventure lovers, Reshi offers innumerable opportunities for rock climbing and light treks.