Lava – Factsheets

Posted: March 22, 2012 in Lava

Lava: Hidden in mists and clouds, at an altitude of 2,350 Metres with Neora National Park at its backdrop, is a starting point for trekking to the Neora National Park , which is a storehouse of flora, wildlife and leads to the 3,152 metre high RacheLa tri-junction of Bhutan , Sikkim and West Bengal , with a panoramic view of the Chola Range .It is popular for nature exploration and bird watching.

Altitude: 2,350 Metres, this small village, on the old trade route to Bhutan, is surrounded by virgin pine forests.

Highest Hill: Rachela – 3152 mts.

Climate:
Summer: Mar to Jun – 10°C -20°C
Monsoons: Jul to Aug
Autumn & Winter: Sep to Feb: Subzero – 10°C

Clothing: Tropical in Summer with a light sweater and rainwear. Woolens in Autumn and Heavy Woolens in the Winter.

Languages Spoken: Nepali, Hindi, Bengali, Tibetan & English.

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