Attractions Local points of interest in Kaluk

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Kaluk, a small Himalayan hamlet is a nature lover’s paradise and is a hot choice for honeymoon getaways. If you have been planning to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life, to finish off your novel, or enjoy a quiet retreat, Kaluk is a preferred location. The calm, serene atmosphere, the snow-capped mountains, and the cascade lilt make for an idyllic setting.

Situated in West Sikkim, Kaluk is fast growing as a major tourist attraction. With the magnificent Kanchenjunga drawing thousands of tourists every year, Kaluk is a hot favorite with both backpackers and luxury travelers. Rinchenpong is only 3 km away from Kaluk.

Kaluk – Rinchenpong – Kaluk, this trio can be included with either Hilley-Barsey-Okhrey Trekking schedule or a simple Pelling Ravangla tour chart. The famous Uttarey is also quite close to this place, and well-connected by road transport network. Chhaya Tal, another beautiful lake that can also be covered during daily sightseeing from Kaluk.

None other than Rabindranath Tagore had spent a couple of days in this area in the 1920s. Rabindranath Smriti Van, the house where the poet stayed and enjoyed the scenic view of the Himalayas, is just 2 km from Rinchenpong bazaar. It is a major tourist draw and has been maintained well.

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Treks and Hikes

Well known as a land of utmost calmness and serenity, Kaluk makes a picturesque settlement for that best offbeat retreat in Sikkim. In the western region of Sikkim, the small town of Kaluk is located at a height of 5600 ft above the sea level. Blessed with natural beauty, the town is also enriched with rich history, spirituality, and culture that altogether make Kaluk one of the must-visit tourist places in Sikkim. Tourist must enjoy the hiking experience to Rinchenpong from where they can see the white clouds. Besides, the beautiful panoramic of the world’s third highest mountains – Kanchenjunga is something which you cannot afford to miss out while spending a day around Kaluk.

  • Ravangla
  • Rinchenpong
  • Martam
  • Pelling

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