The word Lamahatta is derived from people wearing Bukhus very similar to Buddhist Monks as Lamas. Located at an altitude of 6800 Feet, Lamahatta is a place surrounded by Pine trees with the Mount Kanchenjunga in the fore front. The Buddhist Prayer Flags fluttering at the slight breeze A 500 years old Buddhist Monastery is only a 20 minutes walk from the place.
People who are enthusiastic about river rafting can go rafting at Teesta which is located only 15 Km away. Trek through the jungles for 8 Km and you will reach Takdah.
The rooms at Lamahatta is paneled with wood and carpeted with western style en-suite bathroom. There is 24 hour hot water option. The guest house has its own car parking. The restaurant serves home cooked organic food.
Ging Goompa at Lamahatta is a subsidiary of Bhutia Basti Monastery under the Red Sect Buddhists.