Netuk House Hotel

Tibet Road Gangtok ., Gangtok, Sikkim, 737 101, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Gangtok

Sikkim: India's Switzerland

A travel blog entry by kiri-ana

16

... the other side of the road!).

On our second day we set out for some sightseeing with Prakash. Unfortunately we were unable to go to 2 of the main things we wanted to do because of access restrictions for foreigners: Tsomgo Lake, which is supposed to be a beautiful glacial lake nestled amongst snow-capped Himalayan mountains (although the time of year would have meant little snow anyway); and Nathula, from where you can see the Great Wall of China. ...

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

A travel blog entry by leve-cowles

4

... with the road. It's quite spectacular from an engineering perspective. I wasn't able to get a good picture, but there are a few on Google Images in case you're interested. (search for "Toy Train Bataska Loop Darjeeling")

In addition to being a tourist attraction, the Toy Train is used by locals for transportation between 13 villages along the 48 miles of track that run from Siliguri to Darjeeling. We (and by "we" I mean ...

Up In The Clouds (by Dan)

A travel blog entry by dandies

69

... many daily power cuts.

We spent most of our days just relaxing in Darjeeling. We drank lots of local tea, (no beer due to antibiotics again) people watched, shopped, visited a tea plantation and tried to get over our respective bouts of illness. Unfortunately it has been cloudy for most of our stay here, obstructing our view of the Himalayas.

During the end of our stay here we took a back road trek to another local town called ...

An early start to Christmas Eve

A travel blog entry by bellethorpe

29

... the taxi rank we heard a voice from the darknes, then out of the shadows came our driver brandishing the other part of our receipt.

We quickly jumped into our own jeep and started to head on up to Tiger Hill which was 11km south of Darjeeling, just above Ghoom. Soon we joined a trickle of traffic heading up to the top but by the time we arrived at the entrance it was crazy.

We jumped out to buy an entry ...

Sikkim-more monasteries and snow-capped mountains

A travel blog entry by diannemurray

36

... of the pedestrian precinct.

Wednesday 12 Oct Gangtok

The original itinerary had included a night at Tsomgo Lake about three hours away. A permit is needed for this trip. The road had been closed since the earthquake, but they were due to start re-isssuing permits on Monday. However on Sunday there was another big landslide, so the road is still closed, and we have an extra day in Gangtok. There is a photo in the local newspaper showing ...

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