Lamahatta in Darjeeling

Duration

1-2 hours

Timing

9 AM - 4 PM

Entry Ticket

₹15 per person

A Brief About The Place

Lamahatta is a gorgeous village amidst the pine forest overlooking the mighty Himalayan range at an altitude of 5000 ft. It is still a newfound destination not traveled by many travelers making it a tourist rush-free area. Lama in Lamahatta stands for a Buddhist monk and Hatta for the Hut, an abode for a monk.

There are plenty of natural attractions that you can explore, it offers a quiet and romantic environment. The park is a famous spot for a watch tower built at the park surrounding the stem of the pine trees with its vibrant bright flowers. Away from the city’s crowds, it serves as an excellent day out for the tourists.

Things to do at Lamahatta, Darjeeling

There are several things you can do:

  • Nature walk
  • Trekking 
  • Visit Lovers Meet viewpoint
  • Visit nearby Lush Tea Gardens
  • Sightseeing excursion to Tinchuley

History of Lamahatta in Darjeeling

Lamahatta was developed as an eco-tourism place in late 2012. In the same year, the chief minister of the state Ms. Mamta Banerjee was passing by Lamahatta and took some pictures of the roadside mountain village. Soon with government support, villagers and forest protection teams worked together to create a lovely tourist place.

How to reach Lamahatta, Darjeeling? 

  • By air: Bagdogra Airport is 72 km away and takes about two and a half hours to reach.
  • By rail: New Jalpaiguri Railway Station is approximately 67 km and takes about two and a half hours. 
  • By road: Siliguri, located approximately 66 km away takes about two hours. You can book a cab and bus services are also available.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The name of the pond in Lamahatta is Jore Pokhari.

On a clear day, one can see from Kanchenjunga from Lamahatta.

The height of Darjeeling Lamahatta is 5400 ft from sea level.

Lamahatta is famous for the vast stretch of Pine, Dhupi, and large Cardamom trees along with the looming Mt. Kanchenjunga in the forefront.

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