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Darjeeling Toy Train

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New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
+91 33 2243 9045
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Joy ride was fun

The joy ride was exactly what I be imagined of this year's. My wish to travel in this mini tran was... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Nim Tshering T
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Thomas

Thoroughly enjoyable chug within touching distance of shops, houses etc. A must do in Darjeeling... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jandcafer
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“steam engine” (103 reviews)
“joy ride” (78 reviews)
“toy train” (196 reviews)
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New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The joy ride was exactly what I be imagined of this year's. My wish to travel in this mini tran was so good that it bought a huge smile on my face until m writing this review back home.

Thank Nim Tshering T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyable chug within touching distance of shops, houses etc. A must do in Darjeeling for all tourists!

Thank jandcafer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing great about this Joy ride. It is very expensive for the ride quality and time they offer. Only good thing about this ride is that it is historic

Thank Soumyanath
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was very nice experience.you can enjoy the beauty of Darjeeling through the toy train .and the view of Kanchenjunga through this ride.. You can enjoy the view of Batista loop as well

1  Thank Aayush K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's really expensive, to do the joy ride which is 2 hours to Ghum and back it's R1300 for steam and R800 for diesel. I know the cost of upkeep must be phenomenal however the least you should be able to ask for is a...More

Thank Billy W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on the 2-hour Darjeeling toy train joy ride in the afternoon. Since it uses coal for the steam engine, you will get a little bit of soots when you open the window to take photos. I’ve seen everything on my car ride up...More

1  Thank SFOYYZ_Eric2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a main attraction of Darjeling. Toy train means a narrow gauge small train with 2-3 bogies. Its a chair car train. They provide two options one is steam engine train and another is Diesel engine train. It’s up to you what you prefer....More

Thank raviairan
Reviewed 11 November 2017

UNESCO has announced D.H.R as heritage railways. Darjeeling Himalayan Railways was planned and implemented by the British administrators before independence of India. Now a days, regular toy train service is provided by the Northern-Frontier Railways from Siliguri Jn. to Darjeeling via Kurseong, Ghum and Batasia...More

Thank Sayantan S
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

If you take a Toy Train ride I assure you it will be your best moment in Darjeeling. Now the ticket price is two high 1100 It's star from Darjeeling station goes to Ghoom Station via Batasia Loop In Batasia Loop it will halt for...More

1  Thank RajeshAwon
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

The toy train is exactly that what you see in the movies. Back to the old ear with the steam engine and the train goes chook-chook. But then u realize it is actually very slow. Yet the views on your journey are beautiful and worth...More

Thank PrabhaJain
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MichelleWendyW
2 November 2017|
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Response from Surendran P | Reviewed this property |
It commenced 10 to 15 days back after Gorkha agitation on experimental basis.soon they will start the services as per news
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MichelleWendyW
2 November 2017|
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Response from DNTT2014 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely steam engine, if you want to have that heritage experience :)
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samacbook
5 October 2017|
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Response from 25chandreyee | Reviewed this property |
Within dec things might turn out to b fine. Yet u can postpone ur plans till jan or feb 2018, if that suits u.
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