- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- 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 - ...
... gasping for breath at this altitude. You can spend maximum 30 minutes over here. The weather worsens with passing time. After spending quite some time, we descended back to Lachen. Along the way back, we visited Chopta Valley which is a picturesque valley with snow capped mountains.
The whole journey was an unforgettable experience which would linger on my mind for a long, long time. Indeed, this is the joy of travelling.
... unfortunate. The lovely traffic control lady let a couple of cars through just in front of us then waved her red flag to stop us. An hour later we set off again!
All this kerfuffle to save 1500 or so rupees (£18.84p!); it added about two hours to our journey and made it much more uncomfortable! My bum still hurts a day later! Not a good day's travelling.
Darjeeling is wonderful though; and that's another unavoidable thing about travelling...you get ...
... stunning scenery.
From the rooftop of our guest house we were told we would have good views of Khangchendzonga if the skies were clear enough, so on the first morning we went up for a look…and got a lot more than we’d expected. It took us a second to realise that it wasn’t cloud we were looking at but the huge snow covered mountain top – absolutely breathtaking and without a doubt one of the most amazing sights ...
... 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!