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.
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.