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Darjeeling Toy Train

New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
+91 33 2243 9045
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Nostalgic moments

Heritage feel, commited locomen and steam engine siren reminds of Golden era of steam engine... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Lalit S
via mobile
Not worth the money

The path the train takes is quite dirty. Also the train could have been maintained better. Overall... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Prasun N
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
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“steam engine” (99 reviews)
“joy ride” (77 reviews)
“toy train” (191 reviews)
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New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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+91 33 2243 9045
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11 - 20 of 516 reviews

Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Heritage feel, commited locomen and steam engine siren reminds of Golden era of steam engine. Childrens must see the train which is an early evolution of Indian Rail. The reverse tracks are amazing to see. You start off from siliguri with hot climate. By kurseang,...More

1  Thank Lalit S
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The path the train takes is quite dirty. Also the train could have been maintained better. Overall experience is pretty bad comparing it with other heritage rides

Thank Prasun N
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I had read a lot of uneven reports about this, but let me be frank: skip this. Yes, it's a World Heritage Site - and, hence, is justly on your to-do list when in Darjeeling. But frankly, I don't have much positive to say about...More

Thank MissingCC
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

One of the wold best experience to travel this train pice of history. Highest sea level train station train journey of india.

1  Thank Rocky A
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I'm not a train spotter but I can safely say I am a plain and train enthusiast. Since I was a kid I wanted to try the Toy Train of Darjeeling. Comparing to Indian First Class train journey, the price of Toy Train ticket is...More

Thank Ronnie M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A must see gem. Good to book tickets in advance since demand is high. Beautiful views can be enjoyed from the train.

Thank Puneet A
Reviewed 27 May 2017

I travelled darjeeling recently and booked the much discussed darjeeling toy train touring through Batasia loop and Ghum. Tickets are of two types - steam engine and diesel engine, the former is costlier. But the ride is very average. The steam engine is rather causing...More

Thank SGHOSH1170
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

The 12 km train ride from Darjeeling to Ghum (steam engine) costs Rs 1300 per seat. The toy train system is a Unesco World Heritage monument. This to my mind is the Golden Goose of Darjeeling. Unfortunately, though the Golden Goose is still alive and...More

2  Thank S V
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I took the Joyride (as many others do) of 2 hrs. from Darjeeling to Ghoom and back and was completely mesmerised. You are completely transferred to another era when you travel in the steam engine toy train. It is indeed a 'Heritage' You can get...More

Thank DNTT2014
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Since I am writing this from the train itself, it would be obvious that there is nothing of interest to even look out at from here. I'm not sure how it has so many excellent reviews, but I can assure you will be paying 1200...More

Thank pratik j
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subrata c
11 June 2017|
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Response from Lalit S | Reviewed this property |
Better to book atleast 15 days in advance and take even a waitlisted ticket. stay assured there a high chances that tickets will get confirmed. I booked three trips. 3 tickets from siliguri to darjeeling and back and one... More
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Poonam C
3 June 2017|
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Response from Lalit S | Reviewed this property |
There are limited space in teain for luggage but one suitcase and two bags can easily be accomodated. there is no storage near seats but the railway staffs are very helpful in managing your luggage. As the doors are mostly... More
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David T
7 May 2017|
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Response from prof_shonku | Reviewed this property |
Ofcourse it does. That's a high season. Recommend you to buy the ticket on IRCTC in advance.
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