Hotel Himalayan Heights
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- Continental Breakfast
- Breakfast Available
- Multilingual staff
- Conference facilities
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Himalayan Heights Gangtok
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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. ...
... nice view of a waterfall.
As it was raining so we decided to take a walk locally. There is heavy placement of ITBP. You will see army people all around. We enjoyed a quick chat with one army officer. Next day we had to leave at 7.00 am so we decided to sleep early.
Day 4- It kept raining throughout the last night. Our driver told us that it was not possible to go to Zero Point due to the bad weather. There was ...
Hadley woke up not feeling too well (maybe the pizza?) so we had a lazy morning. I then went out and left Hadley in bed. I bought Hadley some rehydration drinks from the pharmacy as well as some snacks and juice. I then walked all the way to the observation area, but no sign of the Himalayas nevertheless it was a nice walk and being in darjeeling I feel completely safe so it was nice just to relax with a 5 rupee tea taking in the views. From up at ...
... 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 ...
... was easier said than done since they seemed to have issues with the sound system, many microphones not working and the ones that were giving horrendous feedback - never sit in front of the speakers with you mike - I was going to offer my expertise as a sound technician but Ros would not let me, probably just as well! We stayed for some of the acts, lads street dancing, some young girls doing traditional dancing and one young girl fire breathing, walking on hot coals and a bed of ...