Tucked at the far end of the Himalayan Ridge at an altitude of 1675mt Lolegaon or also known as Kaffer village is a small Lepcha village. Located 24km from Lava, Lolegaon is known for its simplicity and panoramic view of Mt Kanchenjunga. It is a perfect place for the gateway from modernized travel destination and from all the city pollution and giving them a leisurely time to observe and take in the natural beauty surrounding them. Although Lolegaon has gained some popularity and has become a common tourist destination but still it is not commercialized by large influx of tourists making it a less trodden hamlet.
Surrounded by pine tree, cypress forest and orchids Lolegaon is a treat for the eyes of the nature lovers. There are many places in Lolegaon which have hyped the interest of traveler, the famous one being The Canopy Walk. It’s a 180-meters long hanging wooden tree-top bridge that goes through the dense jungle. The bridge slowly rises in height and the travelers will find themselves walking through the tree tops amidst dense forest, which can be a quite ecstatic experience. Lolegaon is a marvelous place for the wilderness lover who loves to observe wildlife in the natural habitat. With the Heritage forest just at the walking distance of 10 minutes with towering pine, cypress and oaks with their mossy trunk is an ideal place for watching endangered Himalayan species like black bear and mountain goats, numerous colorful birds and butterflies and rare orchids. Lolegaon is the place to feel the exquisite wealth that nature has showered. The unique location of Lolegaon has attracted many travelers since it offers an astounding view of the Greater Himalayan snow ranges that spreads over the entire horizon.
In a clear day you can see Mt Kanchenjunga and the majestic Mt Everest from Jhandidara a wooden hilltop. The sunrise over the snow peaked mountain from Jhandidara can be the most enthralling moment of your life which can be the most cherished memory of your Lolegaon trip.