Samsing

The place:

At an expanse of 82 km from Siliguri, it takes nearly 3 hours to arrive at Samsing from Siliguri all the way through the most pictorial landscape. Positioned at an altitude of 3000ft, Samsing is a pleasant chilly shaded place, perfect for lovers of the nature. The passage to Samsing is an unforgettable one, as one unhurriedly rides uphill all the way through the most charming Dooars tea garden on the undulating hill slopes.

Suntalekhola is the place where many tourists hang about overnight. The position is nearly four kilometers additionally up the road from Samsing. The road trimmings here close up to a minute stream named Suntaley Khola ,Suntaley means Orange and Khola means the Stream. There are WBFDC cottages along with a bicameral bungalow.

Quite a lot of trek routes start off from Suntale Khola. The Neora Valley National Park is neighboring to this position and the majority treks are organized in the adjoining area of the National Park. Trekkers can take a sheer ride to Tree Fern Point and Mo or Mo Chaki for a grand observation of the Himalayas in one side and the plains of Dooars in the other. The hills of Bhutan and Jelepla, the pass linking Tibet with India, can be observed from here. The mainly enthralling and exhilarating trek leads to the unharmed wilderness of Neora Valley National Park. Individual permission of the forest department is mandatory in order to organize this trek.

Adjacent to Suntalekhola is the diminutive scenic village of Faribasti. The village has nearly 30 households and is exceedingly fine maintained. Flower gardens are widespread in approximately all households. Several of the households have on track home stay for tourists.

Suntalekhola an additional nice-looking tourist spot is the Rocky island nature resort on the banks of river Murti. This is nearly 2 km from Samsing. The inspection of the river and adjacent forests are exceptional from Rocky Island but tourist services are incredibly basic.

Accommodation is prearranged in small Tents for overnight guests. The owners of this miniature resort are factual nature lovers and have so far resisted any challenge to commercialize this distinctive place.
Where to stay:

  • Samsing Sunthaleykhola Cottages and bungalow
  • Rocky Island nature resort
  • Homestay at Faribasti
  • Private hotel at Samsing (Budget category)
Nearby towns

Siliguri: 80km
Mongpong: 50km
Meteli: 8 km
Chalsa: 15 km
Malbazar: 19 km

How to Reach :

The distance of Samsing from Siliguri via Chalsa is 81 km.

By Air :

Bagdogra is the nearest Airport from where one can go by above routes, private vehicles are available

By Rail :
Nearest Railway Station : Madarihat

By Road :
North Bengal State Transport Corporation Buses, Bhutan Govt. Buses, Mini Buses and Private Buses are available from Siliguri to Alipurduar via Madarihat.


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