Kalimpong with its plethora of tourist destinations never fails to mesmerize its visitors. In these overcrowded tourist destinations, there are some alluring offbeat destinations. One such newly found offbeat tourist attraction is Chuikhim which came to the spotlight in recent years.
In the Kalimpong District of West Bengal, Chuikhim is a tiny village located on the Southern region of Kalimpong Hills. Situated at an elevation of about 3500 feet and amidst the vast stretch of lush tea gardens, Chuikhim in Kalimpong has prospered as one of the first choices of travellers.
Being a hamlet of just 260 families, Chuikhim offers a serene ambience that usually all the peace seeker travellers want. Leesh Chu, a shimmering river, cutting across the village, increases the beauty of it. Here are the things you will get to see during your stay at this mesmerizing abode.
Being able to escape from the clutch of urbanization, staying here at Chuikhim is lifetime memory in itself. While staying at this quaint hamlet, you can do a plethora of activities and they are as follows.
Chuikhim, being an offbeat destination, can be reached by road only. The nearest railway station and the airport are NJP and Bagdogra respectively. Upon reaching NJP or Bagdogra airport, you have to hire a vehicle towards Kalimpong. Moreover, cars are also available to hire from Siliguri. The distance from Siliguri to Chuikhim is approximately 85 km.
There are no hotels and resorts here at Chuikhim. Only homestays facility is available to stay. Humro Home Chuikhim is the best place to stay here which provides best facilities. Moreover, local people have transformed their homes as homestays to provide accommodation option to the tourists.
There is no perfect time to visit this scenically blessed hamlet. The weather stays charming most of the time. However, October-November or March-April is considered to be the best time to visit this hamlet.
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