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Rimbi River Waterfalls

AN ELGIN EXCLUSIVE FEATURE​ By Anushka Singh

“There’s no better place to find yourself than sitting by a waterfall and listening to its music.”

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The clean water and underneath stones shows the untouched beauty!

At a distance of 12 km from Pelling and 5 km from Darap Village, you will encounter a jaw-dropping view of Rimbi Waterfalls.

On the way to Yuksam and Khecheopalri Lake, Rimbi waterfall is formed over Rimbi River. One of the oldest hydropower stations in Sikkim is located close to the waterfall. This power station is the source of energy for most of the villa towns of West Sikkim including Gayzing, Tigjuck and Pelling, established in the early ’70s.

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Tripping on skies, sipping waterfalls.

The waterfall turns into Rimbi River, which is constantly visited by tourists and locals for various leisure activities like fishing and swimming. Whether you are fond of fishing or not, do give a try to local preparation of Assala – a variety of fish found only here. All the tourists’ stopover here for some time while going to Kanchenjunga Waterfalls.During monsoon, the water flow is heavy and is suggested that not to venture into the fall whereas summer and winter are perfect for enjoying Rimbi.

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Let’s feel the nature from a bit closer.

“From a distance the waterfall had been like a silent white stream cascading over the rocky outcrops. As they had drawn closer the noise had increased steadily until they were only a few hundred metres away. They could no longer even shout to one another over the deafening roar of the water. Closer still they drew until they were in the plume of water vapour that hung over the plunge pool and in only minutes they were as wet as they would have been in any rainstorm. Their hair clung to their heads and around their faces, but no matter how wet they became, it could not dampen their spirits. They stood in awe.”

― Chun, descriptionar

A beautiful paradise where you can lighten, unwind and enjoy quality time with your friends and family. Waterfall becomes the focal point of any place having the ability to attract a variety of birds and butterflies with their melodious tunes. Just let go! Fall in love with the picturesque scenery!

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