Ichche Gaon is surrounded by many hiking trails. These walking routes lead to the absolute most pictorial viewpoints of Ichche Gaon such as Ramitey Dara, Tinchule and Jalsa. Ramitey Dara offers the all-embracing perspective on the River Teesta and makes the incredible 14 turns through the rugged Himalayan valley. On a clear day, tourists can get a perspective on Mt. Kanchenjunga along the towns of Sikkim, Jelep La and Nathula from Tinchuley. The fortress of Damsang, the last house of the Lepcha King-GyaboAchuk, located at a distance of 6 km from Icche Gaon, is also a fascination for tourists.
Food: Delicious Indian and Nepalese cuisines are available.
Language: Nepali, Hindi, English.
Best time to visit
The best time to come to Icche Gaon is in winter.
How to reach Icche Gaon ?
Visitors can take a cab from New Jalpaiguri (NJP) station and reach Kalimpong. From here, Icche Gaon is around 17kms away and the visitor can take a pick-up service to reach the final destination.
Attractions and Activities
Tourists mostly visit Icche Gaon to witness the breathtaking views of Mount Kanchenjunga. Ramitey Dara is another popular spot for seeing the Teesta River. Sangchen Dorjee Monastery Is famous for its ancient wall paintings.
Trekking is also available in the location to scout some rare Himalayan bird breeds.