Mintokling Guest House
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TravelPod Member ReviewsMintokling Guest House Gangtok
We highly recomend the Mintokling guest house, 5 stars for service & comfort, gorgeous envirnoment and lovely guests too.
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... and then steep terraces of rice paddies, most containing only dry stubble, but some flooded ready for planting and others a vibrant lime green with growth of some sort. Such terraces always amaze me - the endeavour to cultivate land in such difficult circumstances.
Along the way we stopped and visited a local house, where a young family were happy to allow us to stickybeak at their lives. This always feels like such an intrusion, but ...
... an altitude of 8838 ft. Lachen is the base for tours to Gurudongmar lake and Chopta Valley. There is a large military base at Lachen.. The nameLachen means "big pass". Oh, forgot to mention that an annual yak race, the Thangu is held here in summer. So , if you plan to go in summer don’t miss on that.
On reaching Lachen we found out that our hotel was not good. There was no power and the hotel had no generator. So ...
... After showers, we went down for breakfast which didn't disappoint us. It had all the usual things such as bread, omelettes, cereal and some unusual things like pav bhaaji. We also finally got good chai. The taxi was supposed to come at 8am and finally it was 8:30am by the time we started our journey from Gangtok to Lachung.
... remaining 2 pastries.
Later that night, we went back to Glenary's to eat upstairs for Kelly's birthday dinner. We had fried cheese balls, Chinese roasted pork with vegetables, mutton curry, & chilli potatoes. Kelly also got a couple glasses of red wine. It was pretty decent, but when she ordered a second glass the waiter came back with a small plastic cup filled up with wine & just dumped it in her wine glass. Classy.
We got out of the place ...
... western toilet and it looked passable for the night , only 800 rupees , about £10.00
Their other rooms were around 2000 and 3000 rupees but we didn’t think we wanted to spend that there.
We went off to dinner at a recommended place called Glenary’s , the usual popular place frequented by westerners. It’s a lovely building and you could see how grand it would have been in the 1900’s.
Food was great , ...