Lolegaon Nature Resort, a resort surrounded by pine and ferns with the view of mountains.
“The woodsy ferns are glowing with light,
The fallen trunks with their mossy plight,
It’s a natures scene, that’s pure delight.” Terry Mullaly
A beautiful resort, waiting for you. To be discovered and cherished for a lifetime to come. Located in a village in Lolegaon. Is this slice of heaven in rural tranquillity? Where morning awakes you with a mesmerizing, golden sunrise and the mighty Kanchenjunga, its white peaks shine like liquid gold. As the cold wind gives you a shiver, you warm your hands against the teacup, take a long sip. And, assure yourself, this is it! This is life and you are living it! That’s all that matters. Lolegaon, situated at a height of 5600 ft (1700 mt). It’s here nature has a free run, beautiful sights of the majestic Kanchenjunga, Green, verdant valleys, deep forests and Ferns and wild orchids are a common sight. Splash of green and multicolored flowers, assure you God is indeed a master painter.
Accommodation : 9 Cosy, comfortable cottages Double Bed with balcony Cottages attached with toilets and bathroom with running hot and cold water. All cottages stand on a slope, thus all rooms face the Kanchenjunga. It’s a homely, secure, clean and friendly resort with excellent staff, well trained and cordial, where you are sure to have the best days of your life. Where the Chaos of city Life is far behind, only peace and tranquil moments.
Activities / Nearby Places of Interest
One can go Trekking and Hiking. Avoid the trekking in monsoon because it’s the season of LEECHES! Visit Sunrise point, 10 min in a vehicle and 15 min Trek to zero points, but for those who do not wish to walk or unable to do so, the cottages are such that you can view the sunset from your room itself. How good can that get! Nature park inside the Forest is also an exciting experience. Visit nearby villages, experience their lifestyle and culture. And take back the thought that such, beautiful, simple life can be led in such terrains.
Canopy Park or Hanging Bridge, walking distance from the Resort is situated in the Heritage Forest, it’s a unique and rare place to visit. Jhandidara, 4 km from Resort where one can see beautiful Sunrise and view the Kanchenjunga, also if one has Avian interests, bird watching is equally good here. And night, after an exciting day, when darkness descends, gather your loved ones, cherish your favourite tipple and watch the twinkling lights of distant Kalimpong.
Hills have an issue with electricity, but not to fret. 24hr generator facility is there.
Food, yes delicious, organic, fresh food will warm the cockles of your heart.
A fully functional Restaurant is operational serving both Indian and Chinese. But, do request and try local cuisine.
Best Time to Visit Lolegaon
Although Lolegaon is an ideal holiday destination almost throughout the year, the best season to visit Rishap is between the autumn months of October to November and springtime of February to March. During this time it is neither too hot nor cold and the weather is perfect for a trek.
How to Reach Lolegaon
Nearest Railway Station: New Jalpaiguri
Nearest Airport : Bagdogra
Transport locally available. Pick up and drop available at a minimum charge. Car parking available, driver accommodation can be arranged at a minimum cost.
Cost : INR 2000 + 5% GST per day per room
Extra person and children above 8 years charged INR 400 per head
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