Kolakham is a small village in Neora Valley National Park

Kolakham village, Wagtail is located down the Lava and can be reached driving through ten KM in the gravel road. The scenic beauty of the road is real visual pleasure as the road is curved through the dense and lash green tropical and alpine trees. If you are lucky you may come across some wild inhabitants of 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 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 passes in Sikkim is 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 originates 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 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 savour the view of a splendid waterfall.

How to Reach Kolakham :-

The nearest airport is Bagdogra, 125 KM from Kolakham
Form Siliguri you can take the road through Gorubathan to reach Kolakham, it is 117 KM drive through most beautiful tea gardens of doors. The alternate route to Kolakham is through Sevoke and Kalimpong is 123 KM. Bolero fare: - NJP to Kolakham – 3500-4500/- INR, New Mal Junction to Kolakham – 2400-3500/- 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 hire private vehicle to reach Kolakham.

There is Siliguri to Kalimpong bus service operated by local transporters and government at regular interval. 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.
Plenty of accommodation is available in Kolakham in the form of Eco Huts, Log Cabins, Homestay and Guest House. The Non A/C accommodation with hot water supply will cost you at a starting price of 1200/-. The wooden rooms with attached western toilets and most of the modern amenities makes the place perfect for stay..

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 receives 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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