There are quite a few places in West Bengal where you can enjoy the snowfall and lava is one of them. This mesmerizing village is located 30 kilometers east of the Kalimpong town in the State of West Bengal. Blessed with rich flora and fauna, Lava is undoubtedly one of the most recommended tourist destinations in the West Bengal. The village is located at the altitude of 7100ft and as it is situated in the dense forest, it is too quiet and romantic. The journey from Bagdogra to Lava is too cheerful as this village is surrounded by many Alpine trees. Now before talking about how to travel from Bagdogra to Lava, know some of the attractive places in Lava first.
Lava can be tagged as a tourist's paradise as it is full of attractive and worth visiting places. You can completely fall in love with the village once you start exploring it. Lava's Kagyu Thekchen Ling Monastery is a beautiful Buddhist Monastery situated in the lap of Himalaya. Visit the monastery to get spiritually connected to Buddhism and feel the presence of Buddha everywhere. Changey Fall is situated at a distance of 10 km from this village and it is quite popular among tourists for its scenic beauty. Neora Valley National Park is another attractive place in Lava. If you want to enjoy the company of none other than nature, you must visit this wildlife-rich park. You can even see many animals here in Neora Valley National Park such as tigers, red panda, leopard and many more. Tiffin Dara View Point is another famous place of Lava for enjoying sunrise and sunset. Now if you are planning to travel from Bagdogra to Lava, you have come in the right place.
Bus service is not available from Bagdogra to Lava. If you want to save some car fare, you can go up to Siliguri. From here, plenty of buses are available which go to Lava via Gorubathan and Kalimpong.
Shared taxis are also not available from Bagdogra to Lava. So if you wanted to save some car fare, it is not going to happen. In this situation, hired taxi is the best option but the drivers try to charge more car fare from Bagdogra to Lava and you have to keep bargaining with them to get the cheap price.
That is why we suggest Himalayan Wheels car rental service from Bagdogra to Lava. Here you don't have to bargain, don't have to change any vehicles, just a single call and your work is done.
Lava does not have a railway station. The nearest railway station is New Mal Junction at a distance of 58 km. So, you can travel from Bagdogra to New Mal Junction First and after arriving at New mal Junction, you can hire a car to finally reach Lava. A journey by train from Bagdogra to Lava is quite long and time-eater. You have to change multiple vehicles and the car fare from Bagdogra to Lava will increase dramatically.
Bagdogra is the major airport of Lava at a distance of 109 km. This particular airport is quite popular as it has a connection with many other major airports in the country. So after reaching Bagdogra, the best option is always to get a pre-booked car from Himalayan Wheels as they are the only ones who can take from Bagdogra to lava directly.
After enjoying the beauty of Lava, returning from the village can be quite hectic. You can't return by train as Lava has no railway station and the nearby station new Mal junction is more than 58 km away. Finding a returning bus is quite difficult too as it is an offbeat destination. But don't worry we are here to help you. Even while you are returning, you can opt for our car rental service. Just pre-book our car and we will drop you to your desired location.