Lava | Here enjoy cold misty clouds of Himalaya

Lava (লাভা) is a small Himalayan village near Kalimpong and Algarah located around 7,000 ft. above sea level. Lava is gateway to famous Neora Valley National Park and other popular tourist destinations like Rishyop and Loleygaon. From Kalimpong its about 2 hrs. journey through dense dhupi forest, entire route is so charming for travelers. Lava monastery is main point of attraction for first time visitors, keep almost couple of hours for this monastery. Adventure lovers can go for a trek to Rachela Pass (12 km moderate trekking from lava). You also can take a short trip to nearby Ghanti Dara and Tiffin Dara sunset points.

Accommodation in Lava

Our associate hotel/property located just opposite of Lava monastery (which is main attraction or point of interest of Lava). You can enjoy a great mountain view along with gorgeous night view of monastery. We have number of double, triple bedded rooms and family suite too for you and your loving one. All rooms are well decorated with modern amnesties like TV, geyser, attached western style bath etc. All bedrooms are en-suite. We have our own tube well water and filtration for drinking water. We have a Dhobi (Laundry) service in the premises. For very little money you can have your cloths washed, ironed and returned to you on the same day. A full Indian breakfast is served from 7.30 AM till 10.00 every morning, afternoon tea with biscuits /cake is served every afternoon from 4 - 6 PM. We have two chefs and we now have an extensive and tasty menu which is also reasonably priced.

:: Free Wi-Fi available on request basis.

How to Reach Lava

Nearest railway station is New Mal Jn. (NMZ) and second nearest rail head is New Jalpaiguri (NJP). Direct car/taxis are available from Siliguri, daily and direct bus services available from Malbazar. There are two main routes to reach, first one via Sevoke Road and another one via Gajoldoba/Gazoldoba. Shared jeep available via Gorubathan from Malbazar.

Best Season to Visit Lava

Lava can be visited throughout the year except monsoon. Best time to visit March – May and again October – December.

Nearby attractions of Lava

Chota Mangwa