About This Destination
Located at the height of 7,200 ft Lava is a small place of hills & jungles.
Lava Monastery, Forest Nursery, Nature Interpretation Centre are the major attractions. Two fascinating sunrise points nearby the Changey Falls, called Tiffin Dara and Ghanti Dara are also popular.
: 20 kms from Lava, superb natural beauty, wide view of Himalayas, deep forest and watching one of the most beautiful Sunrise on Kanchenjunga, which can be enjoyed from Jhantidhara Sunrise Point. Hanging foot bridge over canopy of huge trees is major attraction.
: Enriched with a variety of birds. Rishyap a small village on the hill top can be reached from Lava. The main attraction is overwhelming 300 degrees view of the snow capped Himalayas including Kanchenjunga.
How To Reach
Lava is accessible by roadway from Siliguri via Gorubathan or via Kalimpong.
The nearest station for Lava located at New Jalpaiguri. So after arriving at New Jalpaiguri station, you can drive along the roadway to reach Lava.
The Bagdogra airport is the nearest airport of the destination, located at a distance of 13 km. from Siliguri. The airport is well connected with all major states of India.
When to Get There
You can visit Lava any time of the year but it is better to avoid during the monsoon.
You can also experience snowfall at Lava during winter and a magnificent view of Mt. Kanchenjungha.