LOLEGAON
ABOUT THE PLACE

Lolegaon in West Bengal is a hilly region located in a secluded and remote forest nestling under the dazzling Kanchenjanga mountain range enveloping the sky. 24 km away from Lava, Lolegaon village is sheltered under the lush canopy of towering Dhoopi, Deodhar and Pine trees. Local name is Kafer. A road leads to the Heritage jungle through the market and bus stand. Inside the jungle, arrangements are made for canopy walk.

HOW TO REACH

From Kolkata travel to Siliguri. From Siliguri take the bus or service jeep to Kalimpong. It is convenient to reach Lolegaon via Kalimpong. Only two buses through the day leave directly for Lolegaon from Kalimpong. Distance is 56 km from Kalimpong and takes 4 hours to reach Lolegaon. Share jeep is not available on this route.

ACCOMMODATION

Government Accommodation

Daphemunal Tourist Lodge
The Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council
Tel: (03552) 277218
Double-bedroom costs Rs. 600/-
6 bed dormitory (available in two rooms) costs Rs. 100/- per bed.

West Bengal Forest Development Nigam Forest Bungalow,
Double-bedroom costs Rs. 500–800/-.

Private Accommodation
Hotel Paradise Plaza, Sonakhali Resort, Yankees Stay, etc.


CONTACT INFORMATION

West Bengal Forest Development Corporation
6A, Raja Subodh Mullick Square
Arya Mansion, 7th Floor
Kolkata–700 013
Tel: (033) 22370060/61

Darjeeling Gorkha Hill Council Paryatan
8, Shakespeare Sarani
Kolkata–700 001
Tel: (033) 22821715