Samthar Trek
Samthar Trek

This is a low Altitude Trek Around Kalimpong. The total trek is about 40kms and you have the option to trek or stay in a very basic tin shed. From Upper Ponbu you will see some beautiful views of the Teesta Valley. Its a peaceful trek where you can escape to nature for a few days.

  • Duration: 3 days
  • Trek Level: Easy
  • Best Season: Sept-Dec & March-May
  • Accomodation: Tents

Day 1: Siliguri/Darjeeling to Samthar by car or trek from Lolegaon to Samthar (15km).

Day 2: Samthar to Upper Ponbu by trek

Day 3: Ponbu to Bagh pool (Coronation bridge) / Kalijhora and then drive to Darj/Siliguri


  • Basic English speaking guide. Government certified and trained.
  • Tent
  • Food on the trek
    Extra food for breakfast including filtered coffee, muesli,  brown bread, cheese and more
    Our guide will carry a trekking medical kit including high altitude sickness tablets



  • Flights
  • Medical examination (if required) and vaccination costs
  • Visa costs
  • Personal expenditure i.e. soft drinks/beer on trek, extra snacks for the trek etc
  • Meals in Darjeeling before or after the trek
  • Trekking clothes and equipment (can be hired on request)
  •  Travel insurance


The price trip is quoted in US$ and can be paid either by cash (we accept INR, EUR, USD, AUS) at the current public rate against the US$. We also accept credit and debit card payment. We use mobile POS system with the availability of payments to be made wherever there is GSM (i.e. mobile phone) service within India. Please note that all cards are subject to bank charges of between 2.5% to 3.5%. We honor Master card, visa and maestro cards only. A DEPOSIT of 15% of the overall cost will need to be paid to secure your place.



Cancellation by client; In case of cancellation the initial booking amount is a non refundable deposit. There will be $50 USD payable if you transfer your trekking dates to another fixed departure date that we offer provided we have availability on it.

There will be no refund of any kind if I leave the trek – voluntarily or involuntarily- after the trip has started.


Cancellation by company; I accept that Adventures Unlimited has the right to cancel the trip without any prior notice  for any reasons deemed appropriate by them. If this is to happen I will receive a full refund of the money I have paid


Trip alteration or termination. I accept that Adventures Unlimited has the right to alter or terminate the trip for reasons beyond their control. This may include reasons for my personal safety. In this event I will not hold Adventures Unlimited liable in any way to refund my money.



The traveller is required to buy his/her own travel insurance prior to the trip.


Customize your trip
We understand that every traveler has different wants and requirements therefore this itinerary should serve as a guideline. If you would like to tailor it according to your/your groups specific needs then feel free to contact us on the link below and we will work together to come up with a great customised itinerary.