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Darjeeling Toy Train

New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
+91 33 2243 9045
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Heritage tour

Expensive but enjoyable...1200 charge for siliguri to Darjeeling..800 for Darjeeling to ghoom to... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
RiteshRanjan2014
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Faridabad, India
via mobile
Nice train.

The old train was cute and functional. Views were good but not spectacular as expected. Probably... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2017
Joseph S
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  • Average17%
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“steam engine” (105 reviews)
“joy ride” (83 reviews)
“batasia loop” (99 reviews)
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New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Expensive but enjoyable...1200 charge for siliguri to Darjeeling..800 for Darjeeling to ghoom to and fro..410 for one way..

1  Thank RiteshRanjan2014
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

The old train was cute and functional. Views were good but not spectacular as expected. Probably not worth the trouble.

Thank Joseph S
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

We'll it's good to have a photograph with toy train but taking a tour in it is not worth it. Darjeeling is not atol clean and you will find garbage all over the roads.its better to go to Gangtok

Thank addy797
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Be sure and make reservations for the steam train. Some really nice photo opportunities. It's short so you don't wind up needing to plan a lot of time.

Thank Bill M
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

Heritage Train with enjoyment nice experience to travel from Darjeeling to Ghum and back. It was also a nice experience to visit Himalayan Train Museum. The steam engine is worth watching in action.

Thank Anamika K
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Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

The joyride to Ghum on the steam train was pretty fun (you could live out your Thomas the tank engine fantasies), but the February weather rather got the best of us (clouds soon obliterated what would, I assume, have been stunning views). If doing this...More

1  Thank pob86
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Reviewed 6 February 2017

The ride is mesmerizing. Its a loop journey which begins & ends at Darjeeling station. The ride one can say the journey to heaven. You can get the view of the entire Darjeeling. Its a world heritage ride. But you have the book the tickets...More

1  Thank Pritha91
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

This narrow gauge steam Railway Train runs right down the street with the cars and is must inches from businesses and homes. We could actually have reached out the window and taken something from a store counter it ran so close to the charming little...More

2  Thank seb36
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

One must try in their life time. It has its own unique beautiful can't be described completely but one has to feel it.

4  Thank Moinak M
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Reviewed 21 January 2017

The train is just a beutiful one to ride down the slopey valleys enjoying the scenic beauty. Best time to visit MArch to may.

Thank akankshsh
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Soumya M
21 February 2018|
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Response from 522maritimegirl | Reviewed this property |
Darjeeling to Ghum Toy Train takes 2 hours for return trip. Is this the trip you are asking about? This trip can be made on original steam engine train fired by coal OR on a Diesel engine train. I did this in March 2027. I... More
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Sandip M
9 February 2018|
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Response from Sanjeev M | Reviewed this property |
The seating in this toy train is 2x2.
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Ayan R
15 January 2018|
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Response from Aayush K | Reviewed this property |
Book the train in advance through IRCTC website. Rate of diesel train is around 800 and steam engine 1300. If u r in Darjeeling then you must try this Toy Train as there are not much options for site visit.Mall road at... More
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