In our blog, we have already discussed plenty of picnic spots. Here, in this article let’s discuss about Samsing, a fascinating picnic spot in Dooars.
Samsing is a breathtaking abode surrounded by lush vegetation, hilly terrains and countless tea gardens. It is in the Malbazar subdivision of Jalpaiguri District, West Bengal. Situated at an elevation of 3000 feet, the serene ambience, the orange orchards and the pictorial landscape of Samsing has captivated the minds of many travellers.
What Makes Samsing a Perfect Picnic Spot?
Being just 82 km distance away from Siliguri and 20 km from Lataguri, Samsing can be reached quite easily to have a memorable picnic. It is adjacent to the very popular Neora Valley National Park. There are plenty of picturesque spots and one such is Lali Guras.
Laliguras is a popular picnic spot due to its perfect location. The shimmering murti river flows beside it. The scenic view of the surrounding will certainly make anyone astonished.
Other Picnic spots near Smsing are Suntalekhola, Rocky Island, etc which are just a few kilometres away. Suntalekhola is just 4 Km away whereas Rocky Island just 3 km distance away from Samsing.
What to See and Do?
Samsing is a hidden Jewel far from the clutch of urbanization. The tour experience you will gain here is really indescribable in words. There are vast tea gardens, scenic spots, cascading rivers, forest and many other attractive things.
Just after the Khasmahal Village, you will get to see the glittering river murti flowing from the mountain to the plain.
Being adjacent to Neora Valley National Park, you will also get to see the several wild species in the jungle of Samsing. You can spend some time while having a picnic in Lali Guras picnic spot of Samsing.
You can have an adventurous trek to Neoara Valley National Park or to other trekking trails like Tree Fern Point, Nouchaki, etc. While trekking you will witness a breathtaking view of the Himalaya.
How To Reach Samsing Picnic Spot
Reaching Saminsing is not that hard as you thought. Anyone can hire a taxi from Siliguri to reach there. Being about 85 km away from Siliguri, the journey will not demand more than 3 hours. Moreover, you can board a train for Chalsa as it is the nearest railway station. Bagdogra is the nearest airport at a distance of 96km. Anyone can board a plane for Bagdogra from any cities of West Bengal.
Being a thriving tourism hub and a favoured picnic spot, there is no problem with accommodation in Samsing. There are many resorts homestays or hotels are available to stay. Those who prefer government accommodation can look for Samsing Forest Rest House run by Government of West Bengal (WBDC).