• Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal, India
  • 26.59° N 88.58° E
  • 5-21 °C Nov-Feb, 16-29 °C Mar-Apr and 18-35 °C May-Oct
  • mid-May to mid-Oct and average annual rainfall is 382 cm.
  • INR
  • Bengali, Hindi, English, Nepali

General Information About Samsing

Located at an elevation of 3000ft on the foothills of Eastern Himalayas of Dooars region is a quaint hamlet called Samsing. Samsing is located 83 km away from Siliguri. Endowed with the pictorial landscape, lush green tea gardens, daunting hills and dense forests the quaint village Samsing has been a favoured offbeat destination of Dooars region. Samsing has an aura of peace and serenity since it is still untainted by the modernized society. Samsing is also the gateway towards the famous Neora Valley National Park, one of the richest biological zones in the entire Northeast.

A drive through some of the best tea gardens of Dooars, set amongst undulating countryside, will take you to Samsing. The beautiful little hamlet is blessed with natures bounty; where small streams, natural forests, tea gardens come together to form a picture-perfect landscape. Samsing is where the plains suddenly rise to transform into the mighty Himalaya. Samsing is where the forests of Neora valley reach the plain. Samsing is where river Murti opens up from the mountainous confinement to become one of the most adored rivers of Dooars. Samsing is where you will find your bliss.

Staying on the bank of the Suntalekhola you will listen to the eternal tunes of water. Picnicking on the bank of the Suntalekhola or driving through the steep serpentine way to Tree Fern Point and Mouchuki with only nature as your companion is worth remembering all the life. For the adventurous soul, Samsing offers excellent terrain. Situated at an altitude of 750m Samsing is a gateway to the remote parts of Neora Valley National Park. The hills with green all around will never let you feel alone in this divine landscape.

Best Time To Visit Samsing

The beauty of Samsing can be relished throughout the year but if you want to witness the sleepy hamlet Khasmahal of Samsing glazed with the orange hue the best time to visit Samsing is during October and February when the quaint hamlet is bursting with ripe oranges.