Kaluk is a village 2 kms from Rinchenpong located at an altitude of 5300 feet (1620 meter). It is part of the slightly offbeat Rinchenpong, Kaluk, Hee Bermiok sector in West Sikkim. The destinations are quite close to one another and can be covered from any one place out of the above. The principal attraction of the place is the great views of the Kanchenjunga offered from here. Together Rinchenpong and Kaluk can be considered as almost the same destination one can literally walk from one destination to the other.
At an altitude of about 5576ft, Rinchenpong is the latest addition to the tourist map of West Sikkim. The place is famous for the beautiful view of the Kanchenjunga range of mountains. Apart from the natural beauty of the surroundings, the place is also quite significant from historical point of view.
Tourists visit Kaluk to luxuriate in the peaceful and pollution free surrounding and the see the great view of the mountains including Kanchenjunga range. Kaluk is perfect gateway for a couple or three day break.
One day you can visit Sribadam Monastery,Maney Lakhang at Sribadam,Bhutia Heritage House and Thapgey Dara. Then continue with Lepcha Heritage House , Old British Bungalow, Rinchenpong Monastery and Rabindra Smriti Van .
On the second day, make an excursion to Gaythang Falls, Bharsey/Hilley sanctuary and Sai Mandir-Daramdin while return back to kaluk..Another day is perfect for an excursion to the Hee Barmak (Chayathal), Singshore Bridge-Utteray, Changey Falls, Pemayangste Monastery and Rabdentse Ruins .