Tiffin Dara View Point - Rishop


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Distance (From Lava Bus Stand): 4 Kms

Trip Duration (Including Travel): 2-3 Hours

Place Location: Near Rishop

Transportation Options: Cab / Walk/Trek

Travel Tips: None

At a distance of 2 km from Rishop and 4 km from Lava, Tiffin Dara is a viewpoint situated at Rishop near Lava in Kalimpong district of West Bengal. It is one of the vantage points in Lava and among the most visited tourist spots in Lava.

At an altitude of around 2,360 meters, Tiffin Dara viewpoint is famous for stunning sunrise & sunset. The view point offers 360 degree views of Kanchenjunga range, the blue mountains of Sikkim, Nathu-La and Jelep-La pass on a clear day.

The place can be approached by a 4 km walk uphill from Lava through the deep silent forest of Pines, Rhododendrons and Orchids. The trek takes about 45 minutes each way through a steep jungle trail. One can also reach Tiffin Dara by a 2 km uphill walk from Rishyap. It's a narrow jungle trail and should be avoided during rainy days.

Timings: 6 AM - 5 PM