The Kali Khola Falls also named as ‘Kuikhola falls’ by the locals is situated on the Old Silk Route, on the way from Rorathang to Rongli, East Sikkim. This 100 m gushing waterfall is blessed with immense natural beauty, which makes it one of the most attractive and visited waterfalls in Sikkim. The mesmerizing view of its crystal clear water, crackling from the lush green hills and falling over the rugged pieces of mountains, allures the tourists on the way to halt and capture some incredible pictures with nature in their cameras. The Kali Khola Falls is popularly known as the Lonely Falls, being tucked amidst profound nature.
Reshi; situated on the West Bengal and Sikkim border is a short trek by the Khola stream, soaked in nature’s raw offering, that an adventure seeker would definitely want to go for. From here one can go for a sightseeing to Jelep La Pass that further offers you the way to follow the Silk Route Trail and enjoy the beauty of Thambi View point, Laxmi Chowk, Tukla Kalapokhari, Tukla Baba Mandir, Tukla valley, Gnathang Valley and reach Kupup, where you will witness the World’s highest Golf course (Yak Golf Course at 13025 ft) and the Ice Hockey ground. If one doesn’t want to go too far then they can definitely go for the closeby Aritar Lake, Aritar Gumpa, Mankhim Temple and tiny villages to dig into their traditional lifestyle and culture.
Best time to visit this place is from March to June and early monsoon when the falls come alive again, still being safe to reach.
To reach the Kali Khola Fall one can hire a taxi from Aritar which takes around 49 mins (55-60 km approx) to reach the fall. Then one can travel further on the silk route studded with immense beautiful destinations and natural beauty along.