The Mahakal Caves are a popular tourist attraction, located in the village of Jayanti in West Bengal. It is a popular pilgrimage site. Situated close to the Bhutan border, the caves house a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
The trek to the cave is popular for bird watching. The forests of Jayanti set against the magnificent Himalayan Mountains make for beautiful trekking trails. The caves are also known to be one among the 51 Shakti Peeths in the country. These stalactite caves are fascinating in their structure and form. They are an important Hindu pilgrimage center.