Surrounded by virgin pine forests and often hidden in mists and clouds at an altitude of 2,350 meters, this small village lies 34 kilometers away from Kalimpong on the old trade route to Bhutan. It has a beautiful monastery of Bhutanese origin and a Nature Interpretation Centre. Popular for nature exploration and bird watching, it is also the starting point for treks into the Neora National Park, which abounds with floral and faunal wealth.
Kaffer / Lolay Gaon
A small peaceful hamlet in the Kalimpong Sub division of Darjeeling District, Lolay Gaon is nature’s paradise on its own with beautiful landscape, comprising lush green forset & serene valleys. The peaks of Kanchenjunga rises majestically in the morning mist. Loley Gaon is a one hour journey from Kalimpong & Lava through the serpentine forest road . Lolaygaon offers small treks and trails. An Ideal destination for unwinding & relaxation.
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