Considered to be the tourism mascot of West Bengal, the Lolegaon is the majestic icon of the place. It is an obvious choice if one wants to go far from the hustle and bustle of the city to refresh ones mind. It is one of the stunning place for the tourists and it is something that one may define as out of ordinary. Lolegaon the land of unending beauty lies in the Kalimpong hills. It has a mesmerizing scenic beauty with a tranquil and serene environment. For nature lovers, it is truly a feast for eyes. The main attraction of the place after its natural beauty is the wildlife. It is also a perfect destination for the animal lovers. It has an age-old forest with pine, cypress and oak and their mossy trunk that is considered to be a perfect place to have a glimpse of the Himalayan endangered species such as black bear, mountain goats, numerous birds and different varieties of species. Trekking is undoubtedly an attraction in itself as choices and variety of places with hills is innumerable. Tourism in Lolegaon is on its boom these days. Lolegaon is legendary in West Bengal for its peaceful nature and simplicity. The natural beauty of Lolegaon is remarkable. A short trip to Lolegaon, spot lightening a few interesting places the tourist must visit during their stay.
Tourists attraction in Lolegaon
It has ample of interesting destination for the tourists.
Lava Monastery- it is located at the top of the hill surrounded by a forest. It is a holy place for the Buddhists. This place was first opened by seven monks but with due course of time it expanded. It is a must visit place in Lolegaon that would increase the charm of the tour of the tourists.
Kunchendzong Mountain Ranges- it gives an astounding view of the hill nearby mountain ranges with variety of flora and fauna. The other sightseeing that lies nearby to Lolegaon Lava, Rishyap, Rishi, Pedong, Rikisom etc.
Jhandidara- the major activity of the place is trekking and bird watching. One can enjoy varieties of bird over here and the beauty of the place attracts large number of tourists every year.
Chapramari Wildlife Sanctuary- this place is famous for elephants. Other animals that one may find in this place are leopard, Indian Bison, wild boar, royal Bengal tiger and different species of reptiles etc.
Kalimpong- it is a beautiful hill station with an awe inspiring and breathtaking scenic beauty. It has number of beautiful spots to visit that attracts large number of tourists every year. It has number of monastery, churches and amusement parks.
Odlabari- it is few kms away from Lolegaon with a large tea estate to be its main attraction. This is located between two rivers.
How to reach the place
By AIR The nearest airport of Lolegaon is Bagdogra as it doesnt have its own airport. This airport is well connected with different parts of the country.
By TRAIN The New Jalpaiguri station is the nearest Rail head of Lolegaon. It is also well linked with different metropolis state of our country. Taxis or jeeps are always available from outside the railway station.
Best time to visit Lolegaon
Lolegaon has a very pleasant climate and the weather condition of this place supports Tourism. The ideal time to visit Lolegaon is from September- November; March and April.