A journey of 147km. via Kalimpong or 127km. via Garubathan from Jalpaiguri will take you to probably the most picturesque spot of this region. A landscapethat can never be captured by words is waiting for you with ultimate splendour of nature. The conifer plantation all around under the warm glow of sun with dazzling birds flying and singing everywhere in the surroundings wiil enthrall you to a new dimension. Surrounded by an endless line of long and lonely conifer trees, snow capped Himalayas in the distance, local villages with smiling children and a strong ethinic flavour. A place where every inch of space is amiracle.Place to visit- Lava Monastery.
Kolakham is a small village in Neora Valley National Park facing Eastern Himalayan peak. The place located at an altitude of 6500ft is a paradise for nature lovers. Kolakham Oak, Rhododendron and Pine forests and overlooking the snow-clad Himalaya, this is an ideal gateway for those who wish to explore pristine mountain wilderness. Each morning you will wake up to the sweet melody of birds. Kolakham is the most sought after location for adventurous minded tourist who can take challenge to discover the still unknown territory of Neora Valley National Park. The majestic view of Kanchanzunga from Kolakham Village. The Jungle Trail in Neora Valley National Park, the scenic beauty of Changey Falls is a lifetime experience for anyone. Adventurous minded people can refresh their mind with short trek around Kolakham.
TheNeora Valley National Park is home to many different kind of flora and fauna. The forest consists of mixed species of flora like beautiful Orchids, Rhododendron, Bamboo, Oak, Ferns, etc. There are also many rare species of animals like Leopard, Himalayan Black Bear, Variety of Birds such as Kaleeje, Chair, Koklas Pheasants, Minivets, Orioles, Redbilled Blue Magpie, White crested Laughing Thrush and Spotted Fork tail and Birds of Prey include the majestic Golden Eagle as well as the Himalayan Griffon and Lammergeier also can seen here. So Kolakham can easily sought it’s fame as the paradise of birdwatchers and nature.
Neora Valley Nature Interpretation Centre, Sun set point, Gumbadara, Changay Falls, Rechila (12km), Mystic trakking terrains to Reshop.
Loleygaon is 151km. away from Jalpaiguri via Gorubathan. In the moist of undulating slopes and adorned with towering Dhupi and Cypress trees. Loleygaon is the place of ethereal wilderness. Glittering Kanchenjunga at Dawn or sensational sunset at Jhandidhara, flowers and mystic orchids would leave you stunned. A canopy walk through the forest will remain forever in your heart.
Reshop is 3.5km.away from Lava (By trakking). Mystic trakking terrains to Reshop. Reshop is a nice place to enjoy the beauty of nature. Scenic beauty is the point of attraction of these places.
Charkol or Charcoal is the latest edition in offbeat tourist spot of Green Hills (Kalimpong Hills). Charkol is a small village at Neora Valley National Park, under Kalimpong Sub Division in Darjeeling District. This place is situated in 15km. away from Lulagown and 26 km. from Kalimpong. The place offers beautiful view of Mt. Kanchenzunga from the mountain top of Charkol Hills. The dense forest of to wiring Pine, Oak, Far, Cypras, the variety of Rhododendrons, the sweet melody of rare birds, will accompany you throughout the journey towards Charkol.It is also a best hide out destination and that’s why Charkol is becoming the popular destinations for Honeymoon couples and nature lovers.
Dalimkote, the present-day Kalimpong. In 1867 Dalimcote was transferred to Darjeeling District from Western Duars District. Kalimpong, 113km. away from Jalpaiguri is the most ideal launching pad for plunging into the terrain green. Make it your base camp for day trip to Lava and Loleygaon. The view of mountain ranges from Delo will urge you to get the real feel of Himalayan beauty. The local Delo nursery of cacti and orchids, the golf course and rafting are never to miss.