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Lava

on Oct 15, 2015

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.

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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.

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