Taknaa - Lepcha Village
Taknaa is a picturesque little village inhabited by Lepchas, cosily nestled amidst the green forests of the southern slopes of the Himalayas. Located 20 kms away from Kalimpong, the village of Taknaa gives an insight into the culture and heritage of the lives of the Lepchas. Taknaa is a Lepcha word, which means "to proceed quickly".
Taknaa village is located at an approximate elevation of 1400 ft.
At Taknaa, interact with and witness the daily activities of the Lepchas or Rongs, as they are commonly known, from a close quarter; get fascinated by the architecture of 300 years old earthquake resistant stone houses withstanding the test of time; enjoy seasonal Lepcha food prepared in traditional ways.