Kolakham Rai Homestay-Neora Valley National Park

Kolakham – a small picturesque village, inside of Neora Valley

Kolakham is one of the most beautiful places in Kalimpong Dist. Suitable for adventure loving people and bird watchers. This village is Located at an height of 6200 ft and on the fringe of Neora Valley National Park. Rai Homestay is the best place to stay in Kolakham.

Kolakham offers a majestic view of mighty Kanchenjunga, the world third highest peak along with its adjoining peaks, ie. Kabru, Kabru Dome, Pandim, Siniolchu etc. stand high on the north western sky.


Kolakham is just 8 kms from Lava and the entire route passes through Neora Valley National Park. The park is enriched by its amazing bi-diversity of endangered species of plants, animals and birds. Neora Valley forest is a home of the Red Panda, the Musk Deer and the Clouded Leopard apart from Leopard, Bison etc. which are regularly seen wild lives.

Nearby places-

Changey water falls, which is 6 kms away from the village. Journey through the virgin forest along with the magnificent view of mighty Kanchenjunga is really exiting. For enjoying the beauty of Changey water falls, a 900 ft walking trail to be managed from the last motor able point. Waterfall driving down around 400 ft to reach its end point to make itself one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Darjeeling hills.

From Kolakham it’s easy to visit several beautiful places as a day tour. Lava, Loleygaon, Rishyap, Charkhole, Rikisum, Pedong etc  are the places which are full of natural beauties and offer full blown view of Eastern Himalayas along with mighty Kanchenjunga and its neighbouring peaks.

Getting There

Kolakham is 123 kms from New Jalpaiguri Railway Station via Kalimpong and 117 kms via Gorubathan. Bagdogra Airport is almost same distance as NJP.

About our Homestay-

We have beautifully designed 5 rooms with Mt.Kanchenjunga facing. We have double bed & four bed rooms in our property which can accommodate max 16-18 heads.

  • 2 nos.Wooden Duplex (Double sharing)-Rs.2500/-day
  • 1 no.Tent Patter Room(Double sharing)-Rs.2000/-day
  • 2 nos.Four Bed Room-Rs.2500/-day
  • Rs.550/- head for whole day food package