Icebeards Wild Flower Retreat
Nestled in the Silent Valleys of Maenam Sanctuary at Borong, Ravangla (a 130 km drive from Bagdogra / Siliguri and 85 kms from Gangtok), the retreat offers an excellent viewpoint for watching rare birds. An eco-friendly retreat, this place has beautiful mountain cottages within a two-acre wildflower garden. You can spend hours in the garden, take a lazy stroll down the village or go on jungle trails, or visit the Old Monastery, which a short walk away. And if you crave for a little adventure then you can take a hike to the waterfalls and hot springs in the Rangit River Valley. They don’t offer TV or WiFi, which is the best part because who can enjoy a trip being behind screens all day? The place gets frequented by photographers and bird lovers who visit from all over the world. Cost per head would be INR 2,500 to 5,000 depending on the kind of accommodation and services.