Exploring the Beauty of the Wild Hill Place- Kolakham

When it is a matter of a trip with full of fun we always finding a place rich in thrilling beauty and breathtaking wildlife. Every parts of India is rich in scenic, natural beauty and adventure, North East India is one of the best land in India for tranquil company of nature & indulge of single or multi-days wild  activities. Maximum places in north east India are very popular all over the Globe but some are not so famous although, rich in fun, beauty, & outdoor activities. To be honest, we always suggest Kolakham as the perfect place for take a break and refreshment from daily routine.


Basically Kolakham is paradise for bird lovers and adventurous bent of mind. “The Wild Hill” Place is fascinating Rishyap and Rhenock – Aritar of Sikkim, Neora valley forest around 108km from Siliguri. “The Silent Valley” just located an altitude of 6500 ft, at 8 km from Lava & 38 km from Kalimpong, in Districts of Darjeeling, West Bengal.  The Kolakham village boast an abundance of wildlife you can seize nature walks and little treks all around Kolakham. All desirability around Lava, such as Loleygaon, Lava Monastery, Rishop and Charkol, Changer Waterfalls can easily reach from Kolakham.

Panoramic View of Kolakham

Panoramic view of Kolakham

Kolakham is a small village in Darjeeling district it has a panoramic view up to Nathu La Pass with abundance nature.  From here you can get a memorized view of Mt. Kanchenjunga and Mt. Kabura, Mt. Pandim, and others sky touching peak.

Near of Kolakham

Near Kolakham

After reaching the Kolakham you can step your feet either in Sikkim or in Darjeeling. Changer Waterfalls, Lava Monastery, Tea gardens, Charkol village, Choudapheri or the Hanging Bridge at Loleygaon,  Aritar Gumpha, Aritar Lake, Love Dara, Nirmal Dham, & Lamphokhari, you can make your one day trip here. Not only that while is your trip about in the Hill Queen, Kolakham is one of the best places to visit near Darjeeling.

Taste of Kolakham Cuisine

Taste of Kolakham

When I was decided to go to Kolakham, the first thing I thought, it was food but one of friend told me “don’t worry about food because we can make an idle dimension to our trip to Kolakham by trying the local food & cuisine.”  Momos, Thukpa, Aludum, Sael Roti, Kakra ko Achur, Dalle, Traditional Nepali Thali, & are very common and local food we had added in our breakfast, lunch and dinner. I must say about the drinks such as Darjeeling Tea, is famous in all over the world, Tongba, Gundrank, Tibeten Tea etc.

Stay in Kolakham

Kolakham Retreat

In Kolakham have 24*7 hotel and resort services. There has lots of normal and luxury hotel and resorts as your requirement. Many hotels and resorts are working with various Travel agents in Darjeeling, Siliguri, Sikkim, and other parts of country.  You can contact with them or by yourself. Kolakham Retreat, Pinewood resort, & Silent Valley are some renowned hotel and Resorts in the lap of Kolakham village. These hotels are rendering the high quality food and comfortable deluxe, non -deluxe, & super deluxe   room as per your budget. You can include these all are in your Darjeeling tour Package or in Darjeeling holiday packages from different travel agents.

Perfect Time to Visit

Perfect Time to Visit Kolakham

The Wild Hill Place is on the altitude 6100ft so round of the year is suitable for visit but I honestly suggest for the winter season. Winter is the best time to visit the Kolakham, its give you the great chance of view of majestic Mt. Kanchenjunga and the memorizing sunrises on it.

Easiest way of Transition

Kolakham Map

You can get a cab from anywhere of the city Siliguri it should be New Jalpaiguri Railway station, Bagdogra Airport or Tensing Norgay Bus Stand, these all are connected to the all major cities of the country . Rented car are available via Dum Dim and Kalimpong. It would take 3 hrs to reach Kolakham from Mal Junction.

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