Lava : Most beautiful town in Kalimpong

Lava is a small town located in the Kalimpong district of the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a hill town located close proximity to the plains adjoining the Dooars region below.

The town is very scenic, with the colour of sky as blue as it can ever get, which can be hardly found in any other place. Lava is known for its beauty and scenic views that it provides to its visitors.

As a traveler, who is new to the hills, can be awestruck by the beauty of the place as the place in itself is a mesmerizing beautiful creation of nature.

Lava has a height of over 2000 meters above sea level. Its elevation makes it visible from other high hilly places of the region, including Sikkim and Bhutan.

This tourist destination is easily reachable through the route from Siliguri to Kalimpong route. Other easier route include the route from adjoining areas of Siliguri-Jalpaiguri, i,e. from Odlabari to Malbazar route of the Dooars section. From Damdim, the road towards Lava can be taken to reach the beautiful destination.

In this article, we are trying to provide more information and inform the readers about a very beautiful tourist location which is worth visiting. As you read further through this article, you will get more knowledge and insights about this natural beauty.

What is Lava?

It is a hill town under the Kalimpong District of West Benagal. It is an important location for local tourists and also from outside of West Bengal.

Even though this place wont be a very big surprise as it is not an offbeat location like other destinations of the region. But it is a conventional, proper tourist destination.

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How can it be reached?

This tourist destination is easily reachable through the route from Siliguri to Kalimpong to Algarah to Lava route. Other easier route include the route from adjoining areas of Siliguri-Jalpaiguri, i,e. from Odlabari to Malbazar route of the Dooars section.

From Damdim in this route the route to the left from the intersection can be taken to reach Lava in the hills above. From Damdim, Lava is approximately 53 kilometers, through Gorubathan, another beautiful place in the area.

Taxis for going to this location are easily available from within the City of Siliguri.

What does Lava provide to its visitors?

This beautiful place provides firstly, fresh air to breathe and a stay which is surrounded in all proximities by nature. The scenic beauty of the Himalayas can be enjoyed through the Lava view point.

It is a paradise for photography lovers. Also, a visit to this beautiful destination would mean an open trip which can be extended to Kalimpong town, which again is equally beautiful and also Sikkim above, which again is one of the most famous tourist destination of the country.

The Neora Valley National Park is an important tourist attraction along with the beautiful Lava Monestry.

Where to stay in Lava?

There are dozens of Homestays and resorts in close distance from the town, like, Yankee Resort. You can easily book your stay beforehand online. This is also recommended because during peak toursit season there are high chances of stays been booked and unavailable.

Also Read : Munthum Valley : An incredible offbeat place in North Bengal

When to visit Lava?

Like any other hill destination, It is favoureable to visit this place in the months between October to March or April of the year.

During the months the weather is dry and the sky is clear and the views are are beautiful for a tourist. But again, winters can be very cold in this location. So trips should be planned accordingly.

However, summers are more lively in terms of natural beauty, but with the exception that such locations receive very heavy rainfall during summer months and are prone to landslides.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Lava?

Lava is a small town located in the Kalimpong district of the Indian State of West Bengal. It is a hill town located close proximity to the plains adjoining the Dooars region below.

How far is Lava from Siliguri?

It is located at a distance of 100 kilometers from Siliguri.

When should you visit Lava?

This tourist destination should be visited from the months of October to March.

How far is Lava from Damdim?

It is 53 Kilometers away from Damdim via Gorubathan.

What to reach Lava?

Taxis for going to this destination are easily available from within the City of Siliguri.

To conclude

Lava, can provide you the much needed break in life, for it got everything that provides a peaceful stay amidst nature. Thus this destination gets a place in our section of “Incredible West Bengal”.

If the question arises if this destination is worth visiting, the answer would be, once you are at this place you will get the best answer of it yourself. No wonder why this place receives so many tourists round the year.

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