Loleygaon

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Loleygaon
Village
Loleygaon is located in West Bengal
Loleygaon
Loleygaon
Loleygaon is located in India
Loleygaon
Loleygaon
Location in West Bengal, India
Coordinates: 27°01′15″N 88°33′54″E / 27.02071°N 88.565018°E / 27.02071; 88.565018Coordinates: 27°01′15″N 88°33′54″E / 27.02071°N 88.565018°E / 27.02071; 88.565018
Country  India
State West Bengal
District Kalimpong
Languages
 • Official Nepali, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
ISO 3166 code IN-WB

Loleygaon (also spelt Lolaegaon or Lolegaon) is a small Lepcha village with a population of about 5000. It is situated in the extreme end of a Himalayan ridge. It is located at a distance of 24 km from Lava, at an altitude of 1,675 meters. It comes under the Kalimpong district of West Bengal.

Accessibility[edit]

Loleygaon can be reached from Siliguri with a four-hour drive covering 124 km via Kalimpong and Lava. Kalimpong, the nearest town, is 55 km from Loleygaon.

Tourism[edit]

Kafer, about 1 km from Loleygaon, offers a panoramic view of the Kanchenjunga.[1] The sunrise can be viewed from Jhandi Dara. Other notable site includes Canopy Walk.

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