Located at a distance of about 80 km from Kalimpong, Samthar Plateau is a beautiful place. A magnificent view of the snow covered ranges, which stretch from Gymochen in the east to Kanchenjunga in the west, is offered by this place.
For group picnickers, Samthar plateau is the most sought after place, because of its terraced fields, mountain streams, charming stone hamlets and exotic flora. Well connected with the help of a road to the city of Kalimpong, this place can be easily reached. A marvelous view of sunset can also be enjoyed here.
The lush green forests and undulating hill slopes offer a wonderful view. Some rare variety of flora and fauna of the region can also be sighted by the travelers travelling to this place. An offbeat destination, this place is fast gaining popularity among foreign travelers because of its pristine environment, serene ambiance and for the splendid view of the third highest peak, Kanchenjunga.