Lolegaon, Darjeeling – 123 kms from Siliguri

Lolegaon

Lolegaon

Lolegaon or Loleygaon is a small resort town with a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjungha located in the district of Darjeeling West Bengal. It is one of the offbeat destinations for tourists to hill stations. Loleygaon is 12 kilometers from Lava, 123 kilometers from Siliguri and 54 kilometers from Kalimpong. It is as high as 5,500 ft from sea level. Surrounded by towering Cypress trees and undulating slopes Lolegaon is a place of ethereal beauty in the wilderness. That Nature is the best art of God is evident in every nook and corner of Loleygaon. It gives you a glittering glimpse of the rising sun over Mt. Kanchenjunga and a spectacular view of the shadow spreading over Mt. Khannchenjunga in the setting sun. The picture of colors drawn by sunrise and sunset on the vast canvas of the blue over the daring peaks of the Himalayas is spell- bounding. The cool breeze heavy with fragrance of flowers is the breath of the place. BOOKING DETAILS OF LOLEGAON


Places to see at Lolegaon: Nature has lavishly showered its blessings on Loleygaon. A visit to the Heritage Forest will give you a feel of the greenery of the place. Cypress and Oak trees form a canopy at the top of the forest. It is a breath taking experience to penetrate the deep of the forest. The awe-inspiring, enveloping silence of the forest will make you hear the rhythm of your heart. The lush and lavish of greenery in the Ralli Valley is most beautiful scenery of Lolegaon.

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Nearby attractions of Loleygaon: Lava, Kafer- the Lepcha village, Kalimpong, Samthahar and Jhandidara Sunrise Point are the places of interests around Loleygaon.

View from Lolegaon

Things to do in Lolegaon: Nature walking, enjoying the sunrise over Mt. Kanchenjunjha and visiting the nearby villages, forests, plantations and Buddhist monasteries. The Canopy Walk over the wooden hanging foot bridge is a special attraction.

How to reach Lolegaon: You can reach Lolegaon from Siliguri by bus. Rented car service is available from the New Jalpaiguri Railway Station and the Bagdogra Airport. Loleygaon is well connected with different parts of Darjeeling.

Best time to visit Lolegaon: The best time to visit Lolegaon lasts throughout the year save the monsoon season from July to August. Leeches become a nuisance during the rainy season here.

Loleygaon Resort

Loleygaon Resort

Lodging and Dining facilities at Loleygaon: There are Forest Department cottages and private hotels in Loleygaon. Our private hotel at Lolegaon has a great location facing facing Mt. Kanchenjunga. The newly renovated spacious rooms are decked with modern lighting, wood paneling, wall to wall carpets, king size beds. All rooms have attached western bathrooms and large windows.  There is also a multi-cuisine restaurant that can accommodate more that 30 guests at a time. There is also a conference hall with a capacity of 30 people. Other modern facilities like hot water geysers, balconies with views, lobby area, reception, tour guide are all available. You will be served with delicious food in our hotel. There are also few roadside eateries serving basic local dishes like Momo and chips.

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