Rinchenpong–Kaluk - Situated at an altitude of 1700 meters, the drive from Gangtok to Rinchenpong takes about four hours via Zoom. It is also accessible from Siliguri and Darjeeling. It is a picturesque village with beautiful landscape and a panoramic view of Khang – Chen - Dzonga range. A visit to Resum Monastery is an interesting experience. One can also trek to Khandi Danra / Melanpso, a rich forest area known to be the home to various species of wild animals and birds. Decent accommodation is available at Kaluk and Rinchenpong. A night spent in an old British Guest House or a newly built resort could be a memorable experience.