Darjeeling Gymkhana Resort

The Mall, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | Hotel
Prices starting from $54.00

Travel Blogs from Darjeeling

Bus to India

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki


... is going to get the passports. Seriously, I'm supposed to be getting it right now. What can I do though. As I stand at the gate everyone lines up but this one guy decides to stand in front of me and keeps asking a girl two behind me if she was first. This is also the girl that said I could go in front of her, but since it is running late I pretty much don't think I'm going to make it and I don't even get into it with him. When they open the gate at 515 we all go to ...

Karmi Farm - Relaxation and Trekking in the Hills

A travel blog entry by modernnomad67


... employ many local people and also support a local clinic that helps with medical needs. So Andrew was invited to a wedding reception while we were there and we guests were welcome to join. This was my second wedding reception in India and a much less raucous affair than the Paroja tribal wedding I attended less than two weeks earlier. The people in the area are Buddhists of Nepalase Tamang ethnicity, ...

Karmi Farm, Sherpa Tenzing, Mr Happy and Momos

A travel blog entry by rupertcdean


... run of his home, the library, the verandah and the mountain.

He has also embraced the local community in a way that Amazoonico in Ecuador (where I worked at the animal rehabilitation centre) did not. He has employed many of the locals to work in his business, whether as a chief, porter, garden hand, kitchen hand or guest help. At the foot of the mountain is a basic clinic he has set up to provide medical services to the local community. This ...

Trekking; Day 1

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim


... rice and a separate broth or Dhall as they call it which is essentially your gravy or veg stock. Veg goes on rice, stock gets poured over, just like that. They also served 'popa' which are small spicy popadoms. All in all it is a good meal, it's fairly bland compared to Indian cooking, generally the Nepali arnt so into their spice. There was salt, garlic and herb flavours and the broth is quite pleasant so it certainly isn't a bad dinner but it wouldn't get you excited. All in all ...

Day 16 - Darjeeling tea garden

A travel blog entry by billy.mann.7169


... closed shutters... From what we can gather, it is all about establishing a separate state of Gorkhaland, organised by what has been described to us as the local political Mafiosi. The general consensus seems to be that if you value your health and your livelihood, you stick to the strike. We walked down through town today, straight into a demonstration outside the magistrate's court where crowds were gathering, as were the police in riot gear gear ...

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