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

The Queen Of Hill Stations

A travel blog entry by travelnshit on Mar 10, 2015

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... where future mountain guides go to train, but there's also a fascinating museum which tells you all about Tenzing Norgay Sherpa's role in getting Edmund Hillary to the top of Everest. He's a hero here and fair enough, no way would Hillary have gotten to the peak in 1953 without Norgay's help. They've got a huge model of the Himalaya complete with little lights to show you which peak is which, articles of clothing that were used on the ...

Trekking to see Everest and tea plantations

A travel blog entry by hayclarketravel on Nov 24, 2014

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... town in the middle of nowhere. There are two rivers that meet at the centre of the village. On the other side of one of the rivers is Sikkim which you technically need a permit to enter but here it wasn't exactly guarded. Me and Kirsty relaxed for a while, at this altitude with the sun on you you felt warn which was a welcome relief. we had hot water bucket showers before exploring the village and venturing into sikkim for a while. The rest of the day was spent relaxing. Here ...

Sunrise at Tiger Hill -High Tea at Windamere Hotel

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Apr 15, 2014

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... spitting it out. Tony was the first to try - with a tablespoon. I think we all would have preferred our own cups but we valiantly went ahead and tried to dip the spoons into hot water before passing it along to the next person. No one seemed that good at the tasting protocol. At the end Suzanne tried to figure out what made the teas different and we think we finally got to the bottom of it - they were different kinds of tea. The tea tasting man could have ...


A travel blog entry by sammy_moore on Apr 04, 2014

2 comments, 20 photos

... As we drove in to Darjeeling two men chased down the jeep, jumping on the back and hitching a lift before helping us with our bags and directing us towards our hostel. They weren't hijacking the van as we had first thought! Uphill was the theme for the next 20 minutes, starting with a thigh busting set of stairs. We found a small guesthouse owned by a sweet elderly man with a single tooth and gummy smile, where we would share a double bed for 700 rupees (~ £7). ...


A travel blog entry by backpackinbawds on Nov 29, 2013

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... to NJP station, so it's a shame it got wiped out by a landslide. Hopefully the plans to restore it in the next few years will come through- this would be such an ideal way to travel compared to driving!

Back in the cafe later that night we bump into a buddy we first met in Varanassi. Rob, from the UK is a gem and also on an extensive journey around the world. After a cafe catchup we decided to head to a nearby restaurant for ...

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