Hotel Himalayan Heights
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
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... from the hotel we had reserved. But what a steep kilometer. Gangtok is also situated on top of a ridge but I would say it is a steeper town than Darjeeling. The taxi drivers quoted outrageous sums to get us that last km ($5). We turned them down and went to the road to catch a shared taxi which we knew would be cheap. The driver called ahead to the hotel and got directions. After going up up up, we took a turn and went down down down. ...
... also known as Guru Dongmar), touched and sanctified the lake, and thus, even in extreme winter, a portion of the lake does not freeze. The lake is also one of the sources of River Teesta, which flows through Sikkim, West Bengal and Bangladesh to merge with the Bay of Bengal.
A big WOW! Is all the expression I could gather from that view. The site had made my day. I did not know what to expect and I was very excited. In ...
... the lounge was phenomenal. Samuel, especially, was always on hand to help with the fire, get something from the bar, serve breakfast or dinner, you name it. And, as others have said, you never have the impression that a tip is expected. And it would have been awkward and tedious to do so every time. So, we just waited until our final time in the lounge to tip for the entire stay.
If I ever have the pleasure of returning to Darjeeling, I will undoubtedly stay at the Shangri-La ...
... By the time we got up to the lake, we were surprised by the presence of hundreds of other tourists, all Indians from various states of the Country. We were also surprised by the numerous food stalls selling Chai, hot fresh Momo's and Veg chow Mein.
Tsomgo lake was beautiful, frozen and suspended in ice. Our Yak ride was expensive and rather a tense experience as the slippery icy track was shared by other yaks and tourists alike not leaving enough room for ...
... in the world with about 1.6 million staff. It is the most dangerous network in the world with between 400 and 500 crashes per year. However this is much safer than the buses where about 85000 people die each year. Eighteen to twenty million travel by train every day linking through about 6900 stations. So you can understand the nightmare involved in booking tickets. Despite all of this, it generally runs fairly smoothly.
Anyway I have managed to book a ticket ...