Hotel Shambhu

73 Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734101, India | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Darjeeling

This Isn't the Darjeeling Limited

A travel blog entry by npacadia

2

... that is called the Darjeeling Himalaya Railway. Built by the British in the late 1800s, it is now designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

In the movie, Owen and his on-screen brothers occupied very upscale and lavish compartments during the train trip around the country.The Darjeeling Himalaya Railway has no private sleeping compartments, only chairs and benches.

Their ...

Bus to India

A travel blog entry by gravittkiki

1
6

... other. I go to get on this new bus and there are no empty seats. Whoa, what happened. Obviously the guy in. Kathmandu lied to us, but what am I going to do now. A lady taps me and motions for me to sit down next to her and I do. Straight across from me, behind the driver is another space that Deepak takes. As he sits down, this lady next to me grabs my legs and moves them to the side. I can't help but laugh at the situation in my delirious state. I sit and watch as ...

A cup of Darjeeling would be lovely!

A travel blog entry by mark.wilson

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Monday 25th November 2013

  • Worst nights sleep I've had for a long, long time! The roads were unbearable, full of potholes the size of craters! It was more like a motor-cross track, the bus bouncing around all over the place with various squeaking noises coming from the bus. Plus, the wasn't really enough space on the bed for 2 large Westerners and our bags!
  • Managed to grab some kip before waking at 6am, stopped for a curry breakfast at around 9am. Bus carried on until ...

Trekking: day 4 and 5

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

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... Neither of us were that bothered- myself especially as the last thing I need was to shorten my lung capacity but while we were sat not doing much he went off and found some. He came back with a whole fist full in a bag. He had said that you paid pretty much nothing for it as it grows everywhere but that it was decent stuff. What he had was either free or something like 20rps (20p's) worth. He asked us if we wanted a smoke and as we were sat doing nothing we said yeah go on ...

Darjeeling- more tea vicar?

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim

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... 30am in the morning some guy singing over the largest tanoy you could imagine. We later found out that it was a Muslim ritual, he was praising to Allah! This went on for about half an hour and echoed through the entire valley. It was very loud and very intrusive. Gent and I were both in disbelief. Finally it stopped and we got to sleep. Just for good measure, the git came back on at 5.30am to repeat the same song- cheers mate!! We got back to sleep again, anxious about our trek through ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 73 Gandhi Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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