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Far from hassles of city life in the lap of unspoilt nature

Samthar is a tiny hamlet , off Kalimpong in West Bengal. Nearest rail head is New Jalpaigudi, from... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2016
Prabir G
,
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
via mobile
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Its a nice place. Whenever around that region you can pay a visit .it was a awesome stay over there.

Reviewed 29 June 2016
samirba
,
Jamshedpur, India
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Kalimpong, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Samthar is a tiny hamlet , off Kalimpong in West Bengal. Nearest rail head is New Jalpaigudi, from there it is about three hours Jeep ride. The last lap of about 45 minutes is extremely bumpy through rugged terrains and non metalled road. Once you...More

Thank Prabir G
Reviewed 29 June 2016

Its a nice place. Whenever around that region you can pay a visit .it was a awesome stay over there.

Thank samirba
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Most of the travellers visit Samthar in winter when orange orchards bloom with colours. But we choose early monsoon and discovered how the blessings of the Rain God turns the village a mystic dreamland. Rain washed colours and visual of mother nature are simply mind...More

Thank travelarunava
Reviewed 17 June 2016

It was an awesome place near Klimpong like heaven. It is mainly amous for its views of millet and corn fields and orange orchards.

Thank Pallab D
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Located near Kalimpong a good 3to 4 hour ride from Darjeeling on roads that make off road driving look tame Samthar is heavenly. Famous for its views of the mountain ranges (kanchenjaga) and corn and millet fields and orange orchards. There are homestays which maybe...More

Thank Anshumanafsa
Reviewed 6 January 2015

It was December 2012 when we were going to visit Charkholey - our driver told us that there is a short-cut (no need to go all the way to Kalimpong and then Charkholey) to reach Charkholey. He crossed Kalijhora bridge (a new dam on rover...More

6  Thank SomnathKhaskel
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