(Last Updated on : 14/10/2015)
is a newly developing tourist locale in Kalimpong subdivision, in the Eastern Indian state
of West Bengal
. The name 'Reshikhola' is obtained from Reshi River. In the Nepali language, 'Khola' implies a small stream. The region of Reshikhola demarcates the division between Sikkim
and West Bengal. It is a marvellous picnic spot, since it is blessed with a spectacular landscape.
Reshikhola, an emerging riverside tourist destination nestled in the Kalimpong sub division offers a soothing refuge from the frantic city life. Reshikhola is a romantic holiday destination which is overlapped by lush forests and tall grasses that are present near the beautiful Reshi River.
Tourist Attractions near Reshikhola
Located in Darjeeling District
, Reshi is based about 37 km away from Kalimpong. Reshikhola is considered to be on the way to the Silk Route. From the area of Reshi, tourists can opt to visit Zuluk
, Kupup, Pedong and Aritar
or the Menmecho Lake
. Reshikhola is situated about 105 km away from Siliguri
Things to do in Reshikhola
Reshi is an amazing location for enjoying a number of fun filled activities. In day time, one can try in 'Angling
' is an exciting adventure sports one can indulge in if one visits Reshikhola. 'Rock Climbing
' is also quite favourable here. One can bathe in the crystal clear waters of the Reshi River and enjoy beautiful views of some exotic birds
which are found here. Enthusiastic tourists can relish activities like bathing and angling in the Reshi River. During moonlit nights, the starlit sky which overlooks the Reshi River is a treat to the eyes.
How to Reach Reshikhola
Rented cars can be utilized in order to approach Reshikhola, which can also be accessed from Aritar
which is 26 km away from Reshikhola and Pedong which is located at a distance of nearly 21 km from Algarah. Visitors can easily visit Reshikhola throughout the year, though it is advised that monsoons should be avoided since the roads become inconvenient that time.
Best Time to Visit Reshikhola
Reshikhola welcomes guests throughout the year. However, it is better to avoid the rainy season, as the roads do not stay in proper conditions.