TREK TO PONGBU
A small village on the top of a ridge overlooking the Teesta River Valley and the vast plain lands of Terai Ponbu is nice refreshing trek in the lower Kalimpong hills. On the Western slopes there are a number of Jhoras running down to the Ponbu Khola and then farther down to Tista. These streams form small isolated valleys. It is a day trek and accommodation is arranged in privet village huts or in treks.
TREK TO DONG KHOLA VALLEY, SOLAG AND NAZEOK VILLAGE
In the remote areas of Kalimpong hills these places are some of the new areas for exploration and becoming vastly popular for the nature trekkers.
TREKKING FOR SAMTHAR CULTURE
In the early morning with the chirping of birds and the cry of the rooster to walk to the top of the terraced nature garden. Sit atop a rock and sip your tea, whilst you take in the breathtaking view, as the sun rises, and the first rays touch the snows. Weather permitting, you see the entire panorama of snows – Khangchenganga group of peaks, Simvo, Siniolchu, Lama Anden, Chomoyomo, and Paunhari, and then in an easterly arc the passes of Chola, Natula, and Jalepla, leading into Tibet. After the breakfast, trek around the Samthar plateau for 03 hrs Return to Samther for lunch. After lunch another 02 hrs trek to nearby hamlets. Meet people in their homes and fields to get a glimpse of rural lifestyles. In the evening sample local Millet beer “Chang” served in traditional bamboo containers, in lamp lit atmosphere.
TREK TO LEPCHA VALLEY
Another chance to view the sunrise. After breakfast take a full days trek to remote Lepcha valley. See flora, birds, traditional Lepcha houses, and a 100 years old Lepcha temple. Meet people in their homes and fields. After picnic lunch return by a different route.
MOTOR BIKE TOUR
You can hire a bike/car and explore Charkhol (8 km), Mandirkhola(6km), Relli river (12 km) and beautiful Panboo through offroads.
HOMECALLING Samthar is the paradise of birdwatchers. Our guide will help you to get close view of birds in the forest.
AND BEYOND EVERYTHING…
Just hold tight your partner’s hand and keep walking in Samthar. Each turning will
surprise you with virgin beauty.