Explore the beauty of Dooars in a new way!


Samsing is a small yet village in the area of Dooars, at an elevation of around 3000 ft above sea level and falls under the Kalimpong district of West Bengal. The scenic spot is gifted with breath taking landscape, green tea gardens, hills and forests. The road to Samsing has to be taken from Siliguri after crossing Chalsa which is around 81 km in distance. The presence of mountains as well as rivers makes the landscape more beautiful. The small place is a hub of mixed cultures like Nepali, Tibetans etc whose festivals are celebrated very richly in Samsung.

The forest area of Samsing is home to several species of animals and birds. Some of the most found species are grey nightjar, slaty-backed forktail , greater racket-tailed drongo, orange-bellied leafbird, , greychinned, short-billed minivets, , ashy bulbul, yellow-vented, golden-spectacled, chestnut crowned warblers, maroon oriole , white-napped and also the black-chinned yuhinas.

How to Reach Samsing

How to Reach Samsing by Flight:
The nearest airport is the Bagdogra airport.


How to Reach Samsing by Road
The distance from Siliguri to Samsing via Chalsa is about 80 km. The road trip may consist of floating clouds, mountain streams and endless maze of green tea gardens which will leave an everlasting satisfaction in your heart.

Highlights of Samsing

Let us look at few of the main attractions that would interest the visitors to Samsing :

  • Samsing is also a gateway to the famous Neora Valley National Park, which is 18 km from here.
  • Samsing is about 81 km from Siliguri after crossing Chalsa.
  • The population here is of mixed communities yet Nepali seems to be a dominant population here.
  • The area has plenty of tea gardens which make up for most of its area.
  • The popular Rocky Island is just 2 km from here and Suntalikhola is also very near.


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