Elgin Nor-Khill Gangtok
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... enormously rich insights into daily living and the personal circumstances of people. They showed how they ground cereals and allowed us to wander through their gardens with broom fronds drying on the roof, the cows and goats in pens, the chooks wandering through the mandarin and tamarind trees.
In this community high standards of health and hygiene were evident. Toothbrushes were visible in the common area and a separate ...
... falls comes in the way to Changu from Gangtok. Lovely scenic view. Some captivating and breathtaking shots can be taken here.
TASHI VIEW POINT – Gangtok
Constructed by the erstwhile King of Sikkim, Tashi Namgyal, panoramic Tashi Viewpoint is set in the midst of beautiful scenic views, and is the perfect place to look at the abundant natural panoramic bounty of Sikkim. On clear days, Kanchunjunga ...
... next day. We had a look at the local market which was quite busy and looked in a few of the gift shops. We then headed back to the hotel and researched a bit more into Nepal. For dinner we went to a Tibetan restaurant. I didn't realise how big the portions were so after the massive glass noodle soup I then had 10 massive momos! It was very tasty whilst Hadley had curry rice. We then went back to the hotel and got an early night as we were quite ...
Early in the morning we said good-bye to Gangtok and began our homeward journey. Budesh, who has been our driver in Darjeeling and Gangtok, skillfully maneuvered our car over treacherous roads and through chaotic crowds during the five-hour drive to the airport in Bagdogra. Monday is market day, and the towns were filled with carts, people, animals, bicycles, trucks, etc. We said farewell to ...
... monkeys and the Red Panda.
Next was the Everest Museum where the carl Zeiss telescope lives, (presented by Adolf Hitler to the head of the Nepali Army) as well as the prestigious Mountaineering Institute where Tenzing Norgay was the Director.
The area once belonged to the Buddhist Chogyals (Kings) of Sikkim until 1780 when it was annexed by the invading Gurkhas from Nepal. The East India Co. gained control of ...