Loleygaon

LOLEYGAON

Loleygaon is a beautiful Lepcha village of scenic spledour. It is situated in an extreme end of a Himalayan Ridge and located at a distance of 24 km from Lava lying at an altitude of 1,675 mtr. It comes under the Kalimpong I block in the Darjeeling District of West Bengal. Loleygaon can be reached from Siliguri with a 4-hour drive covering 124 km via Kalimpong and Lava. Kalimpong, the nearest town, is 55 km from Loleygaon. Loleygaon is locally known as Kaffer. Loleygaon stands along a lovely forest drive. It has a heritage forest and an observation point called Jhandi Dara, for viewing the snow peaks of the Singalila Range. According to some, it offers an even better view of the sunrise than Tiger Hill.

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