Kolakham is a small village in Neora Valley National Park

Kolakham village near Lava is located down from Lava and can be reached driving through ten KM in the semi gravel road. The scenic beauty of the road is a real visual pleasure as the road is curved through the dense and lush green tropical and alpine trees. If you are lucky you may come across some wild inhabitants of the Neora forest.
On a clear day, the majestic view of Kanchanjungja on first sunlight can be a real visual pleasure and a lifetime experience in Kolakham. The wide-open view of Neora Valley and Kanchanjungha range from your homestay window is rewarding during your stay in Kolakham. From Kolakham the plush valley and also the rolling hills stretch north as so much as the eyes can see. Within the west, they finish at the foot of the Kanchanjanga. In clear weather, the snowy peaks of Kabru, Kabrudome, Kanchanjanga, and Pandim stand out against the stretched sky. Nathula and Jelepla pass in Sikkim are seen from Kolakham.
Kolakham is a paradise for exotic bird lovers, adventure seekers, rock climbers, and trekkers. Many trekking routes to Neora Valley and Sikkim originate from this small village. Even one can reach Kalakham from Lava or Rishop by trekking.
Kolakham offers an array of activities like hiking, trekking, and rope traversing to create your keep additional fascinating. You will conjointly relish village walks or nature trails on the picturesque landscape of the region. Expertise in an exciting jungle camp at Neora Valley Park, which boasts of its superb variety of species of plants, animals, and birds. You can also explore the forests close to Kolakham and hike over the rocks to savor the view of a splendid waterfall.

Kolakham is in the lap of the Neora Valley Reserve Forest, confronting the Great Eastern Himalayas. For nature-sweethearts, this town is an optimal spot to be. The unadulterated and new oxygen of this mountain town will advance you by tossing out the entirety of your pressure of routine unremarkable life from your brain and soul. Supported with enormous coniferous pine trees and the outlandish rhododendron blossoms, Kolakham and its encompassing regions will amaze you. Bird-watching, star-looking, or journeying all should be possible here to satisfy your brave soul. 

The Neora Valley Forest region is as yet neglected by voyagers and henceforth assuming you are hoping to investigate some immaculate mountain wild, this ought to be on the highest point of your objective rundown. Awakening to the musical tunes of different types of birds and looking at the grand perspective on the Kanchenjunga while tasting down a hot cup of Darjeeling tea, is actually the reward your heart is longing for. Also, assuming you are the bold kind, short trips in and around Kolakham, through the timberland will revive you.

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Kolakham offers a glorious perspective on Mount Kanchenjunga Range, the world's third most elevated top alongside its connecting tops, ie. Kabru, Kabru Dome, Pandim, Siniolchu, and so on stand high on the northwestern sky. Lava with its Monastry alongside Rishyap is particularly apparent and Nathula is a far-off see from the town. Various mountain ranges make various valleys that are hypnotizing. What's more, the endless lavish green of Neora Valley woodland makes Kolakham is one of the most pined for spots to visit in the Kalimpong region.

Neora Valley National Park reaches out from a lower height of around 100 ft. up to 10500 ft with a space inclusion of 88 sq. km. The most noteworthy mark of the recreation center contacts Rachela Pass, which is situated at the tri-intersection of the Indian states West Bengal and Sikkim alongside Bhutan. 

Gutsy energetic can go for climbing in the backwoods obviously with all alerts as the odds of meeting wild creatures is extremely high. For following more gutsy path, it is consistently fitting to oblige an accomplished aide. 

The fundamental harvest of Kolakham town is cardamom, which is a superb kind of revenue for the locals. However, these days home the travel industry is becoming well known which is getting one more significant kind of revenue.

How to Reach Kolakham:-

The nearest airport is Bagdogra, 125 KM from Kolakham
There is no public transport system to connect Kolakham from the rest of the places. The only way to reach there by a hired SUVs. From Siliguri you can take the road through Gorubathan to reach Kolakham, it is 117 KM drive through the most beautiful tea gardens of doors. The alternate route to Kolakham is through Sevoke and Kalimpong is 123 KM. Bolero fare: - NJP to Kolakham – 4500-5500/- INR, New Mal Junction to Kolakham – 3500/- -4000/- INR. Daily reserve fare – 2500-3500/- INR depending on the season and road conditions. Jeeps hired from NJP or New Mall Jn is not allowed in Neora Vally for local sightseeing. You have a hire a separate 4 wheel drive for Neora Valley. A four wheel drive can be hired from Lava Syndicate Taxi stand.
You can take the following trains from Howrah to New Mal Junction Station. Kolakham is only 70 KM from New Mal Junction Railway Station. You can take a private vehicle to Kolakham.

There is Siliguri to Kalimpong bus service operated by local transporters and government at regular intervals. Trekker service (shared) is also available from Siliguri to Kalimpong and further from Kalimpong to Lava. You have to hire a reserved separate four-wheel drive from Lava to Kolakham at a cost of 1000/- INR for one way.

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Mainly Nepalese, Chinese, Bengali food is available in the homestays. However very few food joints offer North Indian, South Indian foods too in peak tourist season. You must try out the local delicacy of Nepali food and farm-fresh organic vegetables. Homestays offer four times food (Breakfast, Lunch, Evening Snacks, and Dinner) at a price of 500/- 600/- per person per day. Chicken dishes are to be ordered in advance. Taste Momos with hot chutney (sauce), curry made out of Squash or Squash plants.
This all-weather tourist spot can be visited anytime throughout the year but avoid monsoon as most of the places including the Neora Valley National Park will be closed due to animal breeding season. Roadblock happens due to landslide.  The valley is very chilly during winter as some of the higher parts of the valley receive heavy snowfall.
1. Spellbound Beauty of Neora Valley National Park 
2. Sunrise over Majestic Kanchanjungha 
3. Bird Watching
4. Chengay Falls 
5. Trekking
6. Village Walk
7. Rock Climbing
7. Rock Climbing
8. Rope Traversing
1. Lava 
2. Lolegaon 
3. Rishop 
4. Charkhole 

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