Mintokling Guest House
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Na gisteren om 22 uur nog bevestigd te hebben gekregen dat de taxi ons vandaag wel op komt halen zitten we om 8 uur in de lobby van het hotel te wachten. Stipt om 8.30 komt de gids ons ophalen om ons naar de airport te brengen. Delhi ziet er wel iets beter uit overdag maar het is nog steeds niet om over naar huis te schrijven. In driekwartier …
There is much comfort in high hills,
and a great easing of the heart.
We look upon them,
and our nature fills with loftier images
from their life apart.
They set our feet on curves of freedom,
bent to snap the circles of our discontent.
Mountains are …
Tuesday 11 Oct Gangtok (Sikkim, India)
In 1835 the British bribed Sikkim's chogyal (King) to cede Darjeeling to the East India Company. Tibet, which regarded Sikkim as a vassal state, raised strong objections, and there were tensions between them for many years. Sikkim’s last chogyal ruled from 1963 to 1975, when the Indian …
... can help if you move to higher altitude.
- No mobile network works except BSNL Cellone.
- No medical facility available except Indian Army Base camp Hospital. So better carry some first aid kit and basic medicines you might require. Paracetamols, antacids etc are good to keep on any travel.
After everything's finalized, we have a little time to explore Gangtok. So we took a walk from zero mile to M.G Road.
... We saved these for later & continued on our way. We walked past the church & temple, out of town, & down a sloped road to the zoo. It focuses on animals specific to the region, & also has a breeding program for certain endangered animals.
We bought our foreigner entrance tickets, which also include admission to the Himalayan Mountaineering Institute (HMI), & headed inside. We cut to the right, up the hill, to the red pandas. They ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Room service
- Free parking
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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