Lava , Kalimpong
Lava is a small picturesque town about 34 KMs from Kalimpong, surrounded by green forest, making it an ideal spot for trekking, bird watching and picnicking. The place is rich in flora and fauna and ideal for trekking, excursions, bird watching and wild life. Lava is also the point of entry for Neora Valley National Park from Kalimpong side. The trek to Neora National Park initiates from this point and all along the way the route is coveredwith thick green forests consisting of oak and fir trees.
The Panoramic view of Jalipa passes, Rechila and Himalayan mountain ranges is an extra attraction here. Because of its height at over 2100 meters, it is one of the few places in west Bengal to receive snow in winter. There are plenty of accommodation options available here in various guest houses and lodges that have sprung here in past few years.