Classic Guesthouse (Dant Kothi)

Address: C R Das Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on C R Das Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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Travel Blogs from Darjeeling

Day TwentyFive - Tea Tasting

A travel blog entry by lets.get.lost on Mar 13, 2014

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... numerous teas, but feeling confused, we didn't buy anything. DawaLama sent us on our way to get some lunch, get refreshed and get organised before meeting us again later to take us to our overnight train. The remainder of our afternoon was spent rushing back and forth through the city centre ticking jobs off our list. We were determined to find some famous Darjeeling tea for gifts, so we went from shop to shop trying to find the best. We came across a small tea ...

Arubote, Ilam

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna on May 11, 2013

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... dinner in time for the return of electricity at 8pm. Our meal was graciously endured rather than enjoyed by our hosts (although Samyog giggled all the way through) and their friend who had come to meet Deepak's neighbour for the first time, hopeful of an eventual marriage union. All told, our first attempt at cooking in three months was a disaster. We went to bed resolving to eat only dal bhat cooked by others from now on. Day Seven: Friday An early rise was followed by a ...

Darjeeling - more Nepal than India

A travel blog entry by nickallansmith on Apr 04, 2013

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... the better ones and furthermore had a major captivity breeding programme for endangered species.

The Himalayan Mountain Institute was set up by Tensing Norgay, of 1953 Everest fame. It was worth a visit and it was frightening to hear about the number of people killed trying to scale Everest ... I'm sticking to tennis that's for sure!

Day 9 Saturday. Back to Delhi
We said goodbye to Darjeeling and spent most of the day travelling back to Delhi with a final look ...

The day the earth stood still

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi on Feb 22, 2012

... There isn’t a fireplace, however he manages to arrange for us to sit in the lodges storage hut, as this is also where they heat up water for bathing and drinking on a traditional clay furnace.

So together with David, Anita and I sit, or rather crouch around a small mound of clay stuffed full of burning wood embers in a smoke filled hut, for the next couple of hours.

When we get back to the lodge and see Prasanth, he tells us that Boort and his guide ...

Tea and Toy Trains

A travel blog entry by johnandalison on Nov 07, 2011

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We awoke on our overnight train from Varanasi to green rice patties and palm trees enroute to Darjeeling. This old British hill station in north eastern India sits on a picturesque ridge amongst tea plantations within sight of the Himalayan mountains. We disembarked at the town of New Jalpaiguri, because the foothills climb too steeply for traditional trains. The British built the narrow gauge Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in 1881 to help transport people and ...