Lava is a beautiful hill station situated at an elevation of 2200m (7200 ft) in the district of Darjeeling. It is 31 km away from Kalimpong. Pine forest & Hill both will welcome you.There are number of day trips can attract any group of tourists. A breath taking view of lava play ground and lava monastery and Racheala peak will make you fall in love with the small hamlet.
Lava Monastery is located at the top of hill. It is a quiet place and a school for Lamas is also adjacent to it. You can see the clear snow mountains from here .The Neora Valley Interpretation Center is a good place to take kids.Visit this place during the onset of rain and found out how beautiful the hills look during the monsoon.
Another wonderful spot Rishyap is 4 km (by trek) . You can trek Rishyap from Lava. The view of mt. Kanchenjunga from Rishyap is spectacular.
The day trip to Rishp, Lolygaon, Change Falls and Silk-route spots of Sikkim are other attractions apart from wide Kanchenjunga and Rachela peak.