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Reshi Hot Water Spring

AN ELGIN EXCLUSIVE FEATURE​ By Rashi Madane

The most enticing natural phenomenon curated by Mother Earth – Hot Water Springs.

Traditional winter spas

A blissful time spent relaxing in a natural hot water spring with the bubbling water relieving each and every muscle of your body, transporting you to a state of Nirvana. Is this the ideal relaxing getaway you are looking for. Welcome to Pelling, the blessed city with numerous hot water springs which makes it a hub for keen tourists with a desire to witness this astounding natural phenomenon!

Amongst the many traditional winter spas found in and around Pelling, the Reshi Hot Spring is considered to be the most popular of the lot. Tourists from all over the world make it a point to include the Reshi in their itinerary, making it the top-visited places in the area.

Why Reshi?

The Reshi Hot Water Spring holds a special stature due to its location and religious significance. It is also believed to have natural medicinal properties. Owing to the high quantity of Sulphur in the water, a peaceful dip in the lagoon is said to cure skin diseases and restore your vitality. Situated on the banks of the Rangit River, the spring is adjacent to a small monastery and a holy cave “Lho Khandro Sang Phug” or the cave of occult fairies.
Image by Yawan Rai, Facebook
A dip in the Reshi Hot Spring is believed to cure skin diseases owing to its medicinal properties.

Make the most of it

For the convenience of tourists and pilgrims visiting the Reshi, there are trekker’s huts available for overnight stays along the banks of the river. At a nominal rate these huts serve as the perfect avenue to make the most of your visit and derive a wholesome experience from it all.

The Reshi Hot Spring has located about 27 kms from The Elgin Mount Pandim, Pelling which is a one-hour picturesque drive by cab/taxi. A delightful experience awaits you at the Reshi Hot Spring!

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