- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Dezong Regency Gangtok
Travel Blogs from Gangtok
... found to be full of interesting photo possibilities. By then, I must have been so frustrated that I couldn't be bothered looking but I did take a photo or two of my lovely momo lunch and accompanying fresh lime soda.
Just as we entered Gangtok, we stopped at a monastery with a famous chorten, or stupa, and a museum of Tibetan religion and art. The museum was established in the 1950's. There were quite a few Buddha statues - ...
... and I visited the place in June. Not many people come here during the monsoons. I am glad we did.
There is nothing much to do at Jorepokhri. You can lie down with a good book beside your room's window and let the hours pass by. The forests are excellent for walking and when it rains, the foggy pine forest creates a mystery that cant be described in words. We walk through the clouds and the forest, listen to the silence, have hot momos at a roadside shop ...
... We wandered the town, found a liquor store where we could buy a 4 pack of beer at a reasonable price, & slowly tried to retrace our steps along the windy roads leading up the mountain. We somehow made it back without taking a wrong turn.
The next morning we packed our bags & got the hell out of that hotel. It took 10-15 minutes walking DOWNHILL to get into the main part of town, & since it's constantly foggy, the views were a moot ...
... and Indian border with one foot in each country. Back in the car we continued on to the actual townsite of Darjeeling, On route we stopped in Mirik where we had a lunch, unfortunately something went a little wrong for me, Deb was convinced it was the tomato she had warned me about. Not to worry by the next day I was fine, but I was not feeling my best when we actually arrived at the Mayfair Resort and Spa in Darjeeling. Building commenced on this property ...
... stamp in your passport when you enter and leave! In fact if you're a citizen of China, Myanmar, Pakistan or *****ia then there's a fat chance you'll be allowed here (unless you've got permission from the Govt). At first glance, *****ia is a surprising country in that list. I suppose they don't want anyone to con Sikkim folk about some long lost uncle in Santorini who just died and left em a grand fortune!