Nestled in the green forest climbing along the hills in the foot of Eastern Himalaya, Lava is very much favourite to the local people for short trips, family get-together and weekend tours. Even the tourists from outside must add this site to their tour itinerary of this region. The ambience of the tourist places in Lava is actually very quiet and serene; it brings peace to the visitor’s eyes, mind and soul.
Lolegaon is another travel destination for short trips, and full of attractions for nature lovers. One of the most interesting parts of Lava trip is Canopy walk in Loelgaon. It is actually a 180 m long wooden bridge at the tree-top and it goes right through the dense forest. Besides, Ramitay Dara, Jhandi Dara, Kaffer etc. are some viewpoints that offer mesmerising scenic beauty of the surrounding.
Kagyu Thekchen Ling Monastery is popularly known as Lava Monastery. The monastery was built during 1987 on three acres of land and started with a few monks. Today, it is a house to over 100 monks. With the Neora Valley forest in background, the monastery provides soul-soothing scenic view along with having immense religious significance for Buddhist people of the religion.
Around 10 km from Lava, there is a waterfall named as Changey Fall, which is never missed by tourists during a trip here. After reaching the base of the waterfall on jeeps, walk down for 20 minutes to see the crystal clear water rushing downward.
Right in the hamlet of Lava, you can visit the Nature Interpretation Centre of Neora Valley. A thorough observation of the centre can give you clear concept about how the flora and fauna of Neora Valley National Park is like.
The viewpoint of Tiffin Dara is one of the most beloved viewpoints of this area, offering quintessence view of the Himalayas, especially Mt Kanchenjunga and sunrise from behind the wavy hills. You can trek upto there for 3 km or ride on jeep for 10 km.
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