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LOLEYGAON

Lolegaon is a small hamlet situated in the North of West Bengal State. People come here to enjoy the breathtaking view of the entire Kanchenjunga range. Lolegaon can be covered along with other locations viz. Kalimpong, Lava, Rishop, Charkhol, Kolekham, etc. Trekking through the forests is a different experience. The area is very calm and quite and enjoy nature at its very best.

Lolegaon can be reached from Siliguri with a 4 hrs drive covering 124kms via Kalimpong and Lava. Kalimpong, the nearest town, is 55kms from Lolegaon. There is an alternate road through Gourbathan, which takes little less time. The roads are beautiful, covered by Tea Estates on both sides of the road and the Hills in the backdrop.

Loleygoan offers the "canopy Walk" where one can enjoy the call of birds in the park.

Visiting the area through a package tour may not be a bad idea. Package tours to Loleygaon, Rishyap, Lava, Kalimpong, Reshikhola can be combined depending upon the number of days in hand. India Beacons Sojourn of Kolkata (+91 9903295920) offers package tours to that sector.

The beautiful Kanchenjunga Mountain range. Almost all hotels face the Kanchenjunga and just admire the beauty by sitting in your room. Hotel Treefern offers excellent view of both Kalimpong Town and Kanchenjunga. During full moon, Kanchenjunga is visible at night also which is simply breathtaking.

Lolegaon is a small hamlet, and best place to spend some quality time with your family and friends. There is a hanging bridge in the uptown of Lolegaon, and one can view the endless forest from the top of the Bridge, maintainence is poor though. Almost all hotels arrange for Camp fire, and the evenings can be spent by enjoying the camp fire. Couple of hours drive will take you to other locations like Lava, Kalimpong, Rishop, Charkhol, etc. and are also very beautiful in their own ways. Trekking through the forests and through the houses of local inhabitants is an experience you will cherish.(Try to avoid doing this activity during rainy seasons, due to leeches).

 

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