Ichhey Gaon is a serene hamlet on the tip of a mountain that is bounded by verdant forests of pine and coniferous trees with its astounding view of Moun Kanchenjunga.
It is at an altitude of 5800 feet in the Kalimpong hills of West Bengal’s Darjeeling district. Icchey Gaon attracts many tourists and travelers for its panoramic views and rustic style. It is rich in flora and fauna. It is home to a large variety of birds like emerald cuckoos, kingfishers, finches, sunbirds, woodpeckers, and many more.
The village comprises just 30 families whose prime livelihood is farming. Orchids and mustard farms add beautiful color to the quaint village. Surrounded by many trekking courses that lead to breathtaking viewpoints like Ramitey Dara, Tinchule, and Jalsa. Icchey Goan is known for its mesmerizing sunsets.
About Guru Chang Eco Village, Kalimpong:
Guru Chang Eco Village is an organic village stay located in Ichhey Gaon, Kalimpong. It is the most popular farmhouse stay known for its excellent hospitality. The staff here is very friendly and known for their hospitality, They are quick in catering our needs and make the stay feel homely.
It’s away from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Accommodation at Guru Chang Eco Village:
The accommodation is Guru Chang Eco Tourist Village is very aesthetically and traditionally designed in the form of huts. The huts can be customized with a single or double bed, based on the size of the family.
The design looks merrier with a hut in the model of a treehouse. Also, a serene stroll in this homestay takes you to an open kitchen garden beside which is an adorable pond and a delightful foot-over bridge. There is an ample seating area outside.
3 categories of rooms are available here to choose from:
- Standard room
- Wooden huts
How to reach Icchey Gaon, Kalimpong:
Icchey Gaon is 17 km from Kalimpong.
By Road: Well connected via road to Siliguri, Darjeeling, Kolkota, Gangtok. There is the availability of frequent buses from Darjeeling, Gangtok, and Siliguri to Kalimpong.
By Train: A major railway station of North Bengal- New Jalpaiguri Station is the nearest railways station to Kalimpong.
By Air: Bagdogra in Siliguri is the nearest airport to Kalimpong. Local Taxis are available from the airport to Kalimpong.
How to book Guru Chang Eco Village:
Address: Guru Chang Eco Tourist Village Stay, Icchey Gaon, Kalimpong, West Bengal-734301
You can book Guru Chang Eco Village, Kalimpong on: StayApart, Tripadvisor, Goibibo, bookyourhomestay, MakeMyTrip
You can also check out Guru Chang Eco Village, Kalimpong on Facebook.
Facilities at Guru Chang Eco Village:
Balcony / Terrace | Late Check-out available | Non-smoking rooms | Doctor on call | Coffee or Tea | Newspaper | Parking Facility | Luggage Assistance | Housekeeping | Caretaker | Torch | Umbrellas | Electrical Sockets | Free Wi-fi | 24 hours hot water | Sightseeing | Kid-Friendly | Pet-Friendly |
Rules at Guru Chang Eco Village:
- Check-in time is 12:00 pm and check-out time is 12:00 pm
- No parties or events are allowed at the homestay.
Things to do & Places to visit in and around Guru Chang Eco Village, Kalimpong:
- Ramitey View Point
- Sangchen Dorjee Monastery
- Bird Watching
- Village Walk
- View of Mount Kanchanjangha
- River Teesta
- Ramdhura Village
- Aritar Lake
- Trek to Silent Valley
Best Time to Visit Icchey Gaon, Kalimpong:
It is a beautiful hill station that is wrapped up in fog most of the months and is pleasant to visit any time of the year. Cool breeze prevails all the time with temperatures falling as low as 1-2 degrees and ranges up to 25 degrees. The best months to visit Kalimpong are March-May and September-November.
Who should visit Kalimpong:
- Anyone who adores watching the varied species of colorful birds.
- It is the absolute destination for someone who is willing to be on the tip of the mountain to enjoy the dainty views.
- A place to enjoy the rustic village stay amid the forests.
- Business Travellers or Workation: If you like to work from the mountains in a serene environment then this place is ideal for you.
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