Hotel Saikripa Gangtok
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We stopped for beautiful two hour hike through rhododendron forest. They were not in bloom but nevertheless it was a beautiful hike. We came out on open river valley wedged between magnificent mountains and snow topped mountain backdrop. Here we had to make the choice to continue to Yumesumdong ...
... from a travel agent . The entire package costed us INR 29000 paid with vehicle (Xylo), hotel, food and sight seeing. For Lachen , Lachung permits are needed. So please take sufficient photocopies of your ids and passport size photos too.
Day 3- Beginning of real adventurous journey- next day we left at 9 from our homestay at Rani pool to gangtok. .Our permits were ready so we started at 10. As our hotel in lachen was ...
... walking along, we discovered that we had been attacked by leeches while we were off-the-beaten-track. Prakash pulled them off us, but the bumps would last for weeks or longer.
We also visited a buddhist temple which was in the process of being painted while we were there! The designs and pictures were intricate and beautiful. Despite the signs for silence inside the temple (which we have learnt don't mean anything to Indians) one of the painters told us ...
Woke up at 6am and checked outside the window and there was a bit of blue sky so I set out leaving Hadley in bed and walked towards the observation area. I looked to the left of the buildings and my breathe was literally taken away I finally saw the Himalayan range!! It was still cloudy at the peaks but the size of them were amazing. I then had a dilemma waking up a sleepy Hadley or to carry on and maybe get an angry Hadley if he knew he missed it! ...
... I know I've only been in India for a couple of weeks and haven't really seen a lot of the country but out of all the places I've been in India - Delhi, Pushkar, Udaipur, Varanasi - this is the place I like best. I feel at home here. I felt at home here within minutes of arriving and Darjeeling just fits with me. It's a very relaxed, welcoming and beautiful little town that I've really enjoyed hanging around in. It was the perfect place to see in the new year and ...