Fairmont Hotel

10 Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | Hotel
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Darjeeling

A travel blog entry by sammy_moore

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... needed to say we had tried. The fog was persistent and became a lot denser as we climbed higher but we continued on and purchased tickets for a room with a seat as it was freezing. My chair decided to floor dive as I sat on it as I was just too 'giant' and snapped the leg. Huddled in, we shared warmth and waited about 45 minutes before daylight started to emerge. Every now and then a cackle of voices erupted and people sprang from their seats, cameras above their ...

A cup of Darjeeling would be lovely!

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson

328

... fun, reminded us of our holidays in Devon. The train trundled along the track, twisting and turning along the roadside. Peter kept getting "coaled", showered with small bits of coal as he leaned out the window taking pictures!

  • Train stopped at the Gurkha Memorial at the famous Batasia Loop, where train loops around on itself. Set off after 5 minutes and onto Ghoom. We saw several large monasteries along the way, plus a small railway museum at Ghoom Station, before ...

  • Trekking: day 4 and 5

    A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

    6

    ... same meal we'd had everyday but with added bonus of chicken this time. I asked Niraj if the chicken was one they had there that was still alive or what? He said that the man of the house was bringing it from his brother's. About an hour later the guy arrived. He was a bit younger then I was expecting, probably about our age and looked like a nice smiley chap. He had under his arm a live 'mountain chicken!'. I'm not sadistic or anything but I was chuffed to see what I was ...

    A remote region of India

    A travel blog entry by bartsinfriendst

    2 October - Darjeeling, Sikkim -Queen of the Hills
    We flew from Kolkata to Bagdogra on the 2.10.13 to a region of Sikkim. This area is right up in the top end near Bhutan, Tibet and Bangladesh. Bagdogra is the only airport for this region then it is a three hour drive over the mountains to Darjeeling. First 45 minutes was on flat rough road under repair then the steep ascent on an extremely windy narrow road. Corners were very sharp and our vehicle used his horn at ...

    Darjeeling Part 2

    A travel blog entry by jackgemsafari

    9

    ... the big old giant to the North Kanchenjunga, but hopefully we will have better luck in Gangtok(our next stop). Crucially the people here as I've mentioned before are friendly and welcoming. We both feel so safe, and get the impression no one has a single bad bone in their body. This is the land of the buddah, so I guess the people here are a result of what buddhism stands for, peace and harmony! Lastly the little stalls, food and cafes have been ...

    Location

    This hotel, located on 10 Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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