Ahaldara is a beauty of Shelpu Hills in Kurseong
Ahaldara is a hilltop situated 5 kms away from Latpanchar with an exotic 360 degree view. Ahaldara is famous for its breathtaking view of sunrise and snow-capped Kanchenjunga peaks. On a clear sunny day the Gangtok, Kalimpong, Algara, Bagora, Tinchuley hills are visible from Ahaldara. It is located in Mahananda Wildlife Sanctuary.It’s a bird watcher's paradise.
Mahananda WLS is home to 36 mammals and more than 240 species of birds, the most sought after being the endangered Rufous-necked Hornbill. Namthing Pokhari, a seasonal Lake situated a few kilometres away from Latpanchar is one of the final refuges of the extremely rare Himalayan Salamander.