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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... spectacular (and possibly very frightening) had it not been for the swirl of clouds and fog that blocked the view most of the way. Coming from a place with lots of alpine lakes and tundra I was somewhat underwhelmed by Tsomgo and its tacky tourist ambiance. The altitude left me quite breathless, though, and wondering how I'd handle significantly higher altitudes and strenuous hiking on the treks I had planned ...
... in this town, he smiled when he saw us & took our order of two chicken chowmeins. We had wait for the 15 or so Indians in front of us get their food & eat, & there was a lot of staring, but at least we had hot food to look forward to. The food was good, & we were servd the ubiquitous broth everyone serves up here, & even that turned out to be good.
We spent our last day watching TV & writing these entries. That evening we went back to ...
... right outside the hotel and we were able to brush off the touts and rickshaw drivers. Five minutes later we were in our £10 room. We could have gone cheaper but decided on a bit of luxury after our long bus journeys. The hotel even had a lift! We were hungry so went straight to the restaurant for another really excellent curry. Back at the room we couldn't open our door and had to go to reception for help. They sent a man up to inform us we were on ...
... one! We walked all the way back to the entrance to find that we had been locked in so we had to jump the fence to get free, it was a good adventure! By now our feet were pretty tired and we knew we had to walk all the way home and to top it off the weather had changed and a huge thunderstorm and night was coming in pretty quickly too. We just got back in the nick of time and settled down for dinner just as the first rain drops fell.
... hour to arrive there by tuktuk (As we had expected). As we crossed over the Ganges we got a little suprise, or should I say lots of little suprises. As we went over this incredibly makeshift wooden bridge (A highlight in its own right!), we were bombarded by millions upon millions of these small fly/mothlike creatures. All we could see infront of us in the light from our headlights were these moths taking up the entire sky. Speaking became impossible unless ...