A village in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas District, Ichapur is also spelled as ‘Ichapore’. It is situated 64 km away from Kolkata, its capital city. This village is renowned for its rifle factory as well as metal and steel factory. Its nearby cities are Ranaghat (35 km), Naihati (35 km), and Gopalpur (35 km).
Places to Stay
There are only one-star Hotels here in Ichapur. However, Ranaghat, which is located about 35 km away, has a number of budget hotels that tourists can choose from. Some of them are Ratnagiri Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Asian Guest House (Tariff – Rs. 500), and Astha Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500).
Bengali and English are the two languages spoken in Ichapur.
Holi in March-April, Durga Puja in September-October, and Kali Puja in October-November are the most important events celebrated in Ichapur.
Places of Interest
Some of the places of interest in and around Ichapur are Chandpara (7 km), Habra (11 km), and Bongaon (18 km).
How to Get There
The Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata is about 48 km from the village.
Barrackpore Railway Station, which is 46 km away, is a major station connecting Ichapur to other cities. But Thakurnagar Railway Junction (5 km) is the nearest station to the village.
There are daily buses plying from Kolkata, Ranaghat, Naihati, Gopalpur, and Bhatpara. Some of the top operators on this route are Ankur Tours and Travels, Max Tours and Travels, and Purabi Tours and Travels. Utilising a bus ticket booking coupon can save your money when you buy your tickets.