Poddar Hotel

Address: Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling, West Bengal, 734001, India | Hotel
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This hotel, located on Hill Cart Road, Darjeeling, is near Tiger Hill, Himalayan Mountaineering Institute, Mirik, and Barbotey Rock Garden.
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Travel Blogs from Darjeeling


A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on Aug 04, 2014

1 comment, 26 photos

... Ghum. Ghum is only 8km up the road, but the Toy Train is a very narrow gage railway which runs alongside the road (sometimes criss-crossing it randomly) and running up hill a couple of hundred meters. There were 8 of us, all from our group on the train, so you could say it was a private trip.

Top tip for catching the Toy Train, get there at least 40 mins before it leaves as the ticket buying process is not straight forward - even though the ...

Darjeeling - Enough Caffeine To Fuel An Empire

A travel blog entry by travelingamanda on Feb 16, 2014

3 comments, 24 photos

... gave the place the name Darjeeling, when the British East India Company set up the first military station and started planing tea bushes in 1835). Looking out there's a terrific view of Khangchendzonga - at 8598 meters it's the highest peak in a India and the worlds third highest mountain. The Darjeeling Toy Train is also a total hoot. It's a narrow gauged mini train which was built by the British in 1881 and is still running strong. It was originally built to shlep people ...

Mallory and Irvine

A travel blog entry by benandmartin on Nov 23, 2013

14 photos

... Railway (everyone should go on this once in their lives) and 84 different tea plantations. However it's the local "photogenic demigod" Tenzing Norgay who the locals are most proud of. They will tell you that he was the first man to summit Everest and, just like golden Olympic post boxes, there are even a couple of statues of him dotted around town. Poor Edmund Hilary doesn't really get a look in. While in Darjeeling we ...

Trekking: Day 2 and 3

A travel blog entry by porkchopjim on Oct 31, 2013

1 comment

... us up. Gent had said he felt a bit fluey- hot and cold together but once we had got some food in us along with a cup of tea and some hot water (they drink hot water quite a lot and actually it's most pleasant) we felt much better. Niraj ordered a second helping of dinner AND finished of gents. He doesn't eat much during the day or drink a drop- he's like a camel! But Jesus that boy can eat some rice! We headed back to our digs, wrapped up and went to sleep. Again it must have only been about ...

Arubote, Ilam

A travel blog entry by daveandjenna on May 11, 2013

29 photos

... making technique in preparing for dinner. The blackout came in at seven o'clock again, and we joined Deepak and Samyog for a chat in their sitting room, even getting a glimpse of BBC World News during a brief pause in the blackout, our first news from the outside world for several days. Day Four: Tuesday Tuesday came and began with a cup of black tea, sweetened with a heap of sugar. After a chick pea soup, soya and rice, we got ready to head out to Kanyam Tea Gardens. ...

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