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Darjeeling Toy Train

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Address: New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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Beautiful ride!

Although quite foggy, the ride up to Darjeeling was still a beautiful ride. With a slower ride by train you are able to take in all the views you fly-by while driving in a car... read more

Reviewed 7 January 2016
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Burnaby, Canada
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Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

Although quite foggy, the ride up to Darjeeling was still a beautiful ride. With a slower ride by train you are able to take in all the views you fly-by while driving in a car. The only disappointment was that the track follows the road the whole way.

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Siliguri, India
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

it was a nice experience.A joy ride train runs between Ghum and Darjeeling with a stoppage at Batasia loop for enabling tourists to take photographs of Kanchenjunga..

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Reviewed 5 January 2016 via mobile

The toy train ride from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back can be described as terrible!! The path the train takes is the same as the one we took when we arrived in Darjeeling from bagdogra. There is NO SCENERY as all we pass through are crowded unplanned villages with houses lining the road on both sides. The half hour stop... More 

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Ipoh, Malaysia
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Reviewed 4 January 2016 via mobile

This is a piece of UNESCO heritage and a well deserved accreditation as this is a piece of British India history that lived on and provides some idea of how the British saw life in a hill station. But be prepared for a lot of hanging about waiting as nothing much runs to schedule. Nonetheless less it is one of... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 4 January 2016

Guess you can't really skip this once you are in darjeeling - just a bit underwhelming especially for the price (620 Rps, return!) as it is just a train ride along the streets of the city; some good view from parts; make sure you buy the tickets in advance, and one-way is more than enough. note: bhatasia loop and train... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 January 2016

It was so different sitting in small train. The tour was not so good as train was passing through the houses & shops. We couldn't get so good view of the nature as humans have made buildings all over the place. I am sure during old times there would have been better view when train was passing through. Best part... More 

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Reviewed 2 January 2016

The drive to Darjeeling is rather exhausting. On the way to there you will pass through a number of small, very poor villages. To me that all looked pretty much the same. The view of the mountains is rather good. The train ride goes from Darjeeling to Gum. It basically goes along the road that you took to get to... More 

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Siliguri, India
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Reviewed 31 December 2015

Wow Trip!!! Its was unique experience of Toy train ride approx 6000 ft above sea level. All around is scenic beauti. Specially Mt Kanchunjunga View from Batasia Loop was speechless experience. Travel lover should come and try Toy train ride once in lifetime.

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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

We have booked our Darjeeling with Trip Intails. It was memorable trip to Darjeeling. Specially Toy train ride from Ghoom to Darjeeling Station was and unique experience. Till yesterday we have seen Joy ride in bengali or bollyhood movies, but today we have a toy train ride in reality.

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Kolkata, India
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Reviewed 30 December 2015

Himalayan Railway stands as pillars of Indian Railways history. Locally it is called as Toy Train ride. The ride starts from New Jalpaiguri Station and is up to Darjeeling. In between there are several major stations like Kurseong, Sonada Ghoom etc. The train runs with two coaches, one general and other one super. Though both look to the same, there... More 

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