You can visit nearby Lava, Lolegaon and Rishop from Kolakham. These hill stations are not very far from Kolakham and boast their exotic natural surrounding, offering spectacular view of the Eastern Himalayan peaks. You can take a day trip to Lava Monastery, Changer Waterfalls, Charkol village, Tea gardens, Choudapheri or the Hanging Bridge at Loleygaon.
Travellers can enjoy the view of snow covered mountains from the village. The mountain ranges that are visible from Kolakham are Kokthang, Mt. Kharg, Kabroo, Talung, Khang-Chen-D-Zongha, Rathung, Simvo, Narsingh, Siniolchu and Pandim. Change Falls is just 4 kms away from Kolkham and can be reached through Jeep / Trekking. The breathtaking view of Mt. Kanchanjungha is really superb.
Lava Jamgyong Kongtrul Monastery and Ngedon Chang-Chen Ling Retreat are other tourist spots around Kolakham. Neora Valley Nature Interpretation Centre lies on the Neora National Park, showcasing the photographs, animals, models and stuffed birds. Lolegaon is a Lepcha village, situated nearby Lava and from this site travellers can experience the best sights of the Himalayan ranges.
Jhandi Dara in Lolegaon is a wooded hilltop from where tourists can enjoy the clear view of both Kanchenjunga as well as Mt. Everest. Pedong is another village that can be visited by travellers who are looking to explore the calm and peace environment. Travellers can also tour Lava village for trekking, climbing and hiking.