Best Tourist Places in Lolwygaon(Loleygaon), Darjeeling, West Bengal, India
Loleygaon is cited on the Indian continent of the state of West Bengal in the Darjeeling District. The geography coordinates puts the place at 27.020710 N and 88.5650180 E. Loleygaon is 1,850 meters above sea level. The view of Kanchenjunga range is amazing from this Loleygaon. During the summer season temperature ranges from 160 C to 280 C and in winter season temperature ranges from 540 C to 160 C.
People & Culture Lolwygaon
The place, Lolwygaon offers a rich and diverse culture. Since Lolwygaon is in West Bengal the people of the town are known as Bengali’s. People from all religion, caste and sect reside in and around Lolwygaon. Bengali, Hindi, English are the languages known by the people, with Bengali being the local language.
Various festivals like Diwali, Holi, E-id, etc., are celebrated with great prompt. But the most important festival in this region is the Navratri festivals celebrated in a grand manner throughout Lolwygaon.
Food and Shopping in Lolwygaon
There are restaurant in Lolwygaon specialized in various cuisines both vegetarian and no vegetarian. Sweets made of milk and sugar are sold in many hotels and eateries in Lolwygaon.
There are many shops in and around Lolwygaon town selling leather made products and garments with exquisite designs. There are a few shopping complex located around Lolwygaon town. The names of some these shopping centers are given below
- Rohini Shopping Complex
- Binoy Badal Dinesh Shopping Complex
- New Hyder Para Shopping Complex
- Central Shopping Complex
- Ornate Shopping Complex
Tourist Places in and near Lolwygaon
There are beautiful landscapes and few palaces with amazing architecture of interest in and around Lolwygaon. Some of them are mentioned below
- Canopy Walk
One can enjoy trekking beneath the canopy of the forest which is covered with old oak, pine and cypress trees.
- View Point
This point provides a fascinating view of early morning sunrise.
- Eco Park
This park has many interesting features and viewpoints. It is a well maintained park with seating areas located in various areas of the park.
- Kunchenajunga Mountain Ranges
At Lolegaon one can have an amazing glimpse of the snow clad Kunchendjunga Mountain peaks.
- Nature Interpretation Centre
This is the entrance to the Neora Valley National Park where one can enjoy trekking to the nearby river.
Other places of interest near Loleygaon include:
- Lava Monastery
- Forest Department Nursery
- Excursions in Lolegaon
Means of Commutation to Lolwygaon
Lolwygaon can be accessed by other places in India via roadways, railways and airways. The distance of Lolwygaon, via road, from various cities in West Bengal and neighboring states are given below
- Lava is located at a distance of 12 km
- Kalimpong is located at a distance of 56 km
- Siliguri is located at a distance of 125 km
- Kolkata is located at a distance of 659 km
Jalpaiguri railway station located at a distance of 88 km is the closest railway station to Lolwygaon. Trains are available on regular basis from New Delhi, Kolkata, Guwahati and Chennai.
Lolwygaon is also connected to the rest of the world via airways. Bagdogra airport located in West Bengal is at a distance of 96 km and is the only nearest airport to Lolwygaon. There are regular flights from other cities from Delhi, Chennai, Mumbai, Kolkata and Guwahati. Kolkata International Airport near Kolkata is located at a distance of 658 km.
Accommodation Options at Lolwygaon
There are four star and three star hotels with luxury and deluxe rooms with beautiful interiors and amazing decors in and around Lolwygaon. These hotels offer world class amenities at the cost of Rs. 3000/-. There are also budget hotels at Lolwygaon renting rooms to tourists at Rs. 500/- per day. The list of names of some hotels is mentioned below:
- Lovely Resort
- Sunakhari Resort
- Kaafal Guest House
- Hotel Sunrise
- Laliguras Resort
- Sonargaon Resort
- WBFDC Lolegaon
- Hotel Yankees Stay
- Resort Tree Fern
- Rishap Tourist Centre
- Simanachariya Group of Hotels
- The Elgin Silver Oaks
- Kalimpong Park Hotel
- Himalayan Hotel
- Hotel New Sonar Bangla