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Kalka - Shimla Railway

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Address: , Shimla, India
Phone Number: 2610800
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Description: This railway was built in 1903 to connect the summer capital of India to...
This railway was built in 1903 to connect the summer capital of India to Punjab.
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Had an unforgettable experience in the ride Its really an awesome fun ride and had great experience Very beautiful sightseeing locations are seen from the route Everyone must... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Had an unforgettable experience in the ride Its really an awesome fun ride and had great experience Very beautiful sightseeing locations are seen from the route Everyone must experience the funny ride

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Worth researching when the luxury trains are. We went to Kalka train station the evening before to get a train ticket (it closes at 8). No opportunity to ask what trains went when, we just picked the time we wanted and paid (big queue, you fill out a form specifying what you want, females get to skip to front it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

This is the one of the biggest experience of me & my family members. Journey is existing. Everyone should travel on kalka shimla train.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Lovely little trains, takes you back to an era of colonial times. you get to watch some mesmerizing landscapes, old buildings / stations. I just loved the feel of sitting in the train. to add to my experience i had wonderful company of my wife, and a history professor of Delhi university. that's the beauty of hiring a coupe, the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The scenery is magnificent. It's a leisurely ride, so not for a day when you are in any kind of a hurry. The track goes through tunnel after tunnel, with lovely forests and open vistas in between. I bought an ordinary ticket and ended up in the ladies' carriage, which occupies half of the caboose. It was rather fun, but... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

The short stretch from Kalka to Shimla can be covered by Taxis, Buses or by the Toy Trains, running on Narrow Gauge tracks. Although it takes more than twice as long, the trains offer unparalleled views of the Shivalik Mountain Ranges, as they chug and wind their way through 102 tunnels, along a 5 to 6 hour fairy tale journey,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

The kalka-Shimla railway is a relaxing and picturesque way to travel to Shimla. The journey offers great views- but if you head further north towards Manali and Leh- the views there make the Kalka-Shimla journey seem average. Its nice and affordable. It takes just over 5hrs to reach Shimla which can get uncomfortable as the trains are quite small- There... More 

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Kanpur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

train journey from Kalka to Shimla is not just another journey. It is a experience of lifetime if u are interested in nature's beauty. There are bridges, mountains, tunnels, everything which one wants. We went by Shivalik Express. Though it ran late by 4 hours but the journey compensated it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Enjoy early morning gorgeous SHIVALIK RANGES while sipping a cup of tea.. It was like a meditation.. A journey to rejenuate... Badog : one of the most picturesque station on this way is a delight to go.

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Mysore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Awesome trip... one will store life time memories.... we have booked kalka to shimla Shivalik Deluxe. ..

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