Chalet Hotel

3, Chowrasta, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Darjeeling


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 26 photos

... the infrastructure therefore it is incredibly crowded, there are water shortages and the rubbish is just shoved into open holes so that the dogs can recycle the edible foods (there were no under-fed dogs in Darjeeling and there were a LOT of dogs) and then the rubbish is collected by hand each morning... as in a man shovels it out by hand and it is then split into other recyclables by hand, this does mean by the end of each day there is the stink of ...

Bus to India

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki on Mar 29, 2014

1 comment, 6 photos

... taxi and without money. But place where I'm getting the visa doesn't even open up for another 15 minutes. So he drops me off in front of the gate and there are a few people waiting outside. The taxi then drives down the street to wait as he can not park in front of the embassies. I talk to a few people and explain that I'm trying to catch a bus and they say I can go in front of them. At 455 I go and stand in front of the gate. At 5 a guy comes out shot a briefcase and ...

Darjeeling - Enough Caffeine To Fuel An Empire

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda on Feb 16, 2014

3 comments, 24 photos

... not only because the crop could fuel their entire global empire, but also because it's a pleasant respite from the intense heat of typical India. What's also nice is the people here are really mellow. No one yells at you ("Madam! Hello Madam!"), ************e begs, and the locals don't stare at the weird single Western lady. Quite a difference compared to other parts of the country. They're also noticeably very diverse - people look Tibetan, Chinese, Nepali, Indian, Mongolian, ...

Higher and higher

A travel blog entry by pigsfoot on Mar 26, 2013

9 photos

... in still that owes much to Thunderdome in the Mad Max series of films.

Having said that, it is clean, has good food and the service is excellent. Sleeping was a bit up and down due to dogs barking. Dinner was good and we were serenaded by a local youth singing selections from Peter, Paul and Mary (Jet Plane) and many from Bob Dylan and Guns and Roses.

Overall fine. On to the rest of the Darjeeling ...

From India to Nepal and back again in 4 hours!

A travel blog entry by lionelrishi on Feb 21, 2012

... but as Prasanth has already warned us, as we go further into the trail and up in elevation, prices for both food and water might start to make London look affordable.

Our guide feels a little guilty about the diminishing visibility and lack of views of the landscape, and as we continue to our final destination for the day, is forever apologising between much more interesting discourses about life in Darjeeling, religion and his job as a mountain guide.


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This hotel, located on 3, Chowrasta, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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