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Address: New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 033-22439045
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Amazing joy ride but expensive

We took toy train ride during our trip to Darjeeling in March 2015.I had booked tickets in Feb thru IRCTC website at 400 bucks but had to pay the balance before boarding train... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 19, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

We took toy train ride during our trip to Darjeeling in March 2015.I had booked tickets in Feb thru IRCTC website at 400 bucks but had to pay the balance before boarding train since price has been increased to 1100 bucks.We took the ride from Darjeeling station via Batasia Loop till Ghoom station where we visited the railway museum and... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It's an wonderful experience of the joy ride train. I travel from darjeeling to darjeeling via ghoom. It's an world heritage train running on coal.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Had heard about the train, seen in the old hindi movies, but in real life - it was just awesome! A small 2-bogies lead by a steam engine was a delight. Joy ride is a must when you are in Darjeeling.

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Lucknow, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

No doubt it is a declared World Heritage site by UNESCO but tickets charges of Rs.1200/- without differentiating kids for steam engine ride were on higher side. The ride lasted for just 2 hours and only inclusive was entry charges of a museum depicting history of hill railways. Booking was on first come first serve basis is generally managed by brokers... More 

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Asansol, West Bengal, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Its an experience of lifetime, the thrill of the ride is fantastic. You feel like you are in the world of toys. The more satisfied you become when your child seems to enjoy the ride.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We booked our tickets through IRCTC in advance and the price was a whopping ~1100 per head. Very expensive and not affordable. Seats were littered, not well maintained and windows provide zero view during rains. I regret taking this ride. Steam engine ride is a total rip off. Diesel is atleast better.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Although the tickets are highly priced would recommend it for the experience. However ,one wishes they could keep the compartment much cleaner & nicer .the seats too can be improved . They have some good bogies reserved only for VIP or Govt .officials. The surrounding ambience also is disappointing . Some areas that pass through the mountains are very picturesque... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Excellent transportation in the mountain. Me and my wife were there on October 2015. It was our dream tour and we spend some memorable time on Troy train.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

I had heard raving reviews about the 'toy train' at Darjeeling for years. When I finally visited it in April 2015, I could not have been more disappointed. 1. The train tickets are exorbitant. We got the tickets in Kolkata for Rs. 400/person. The prices in the meanwhile were apparently raised so we had to pay Rs 1400 at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Once in life time, everyone should enjoy this train ride. Incredible experience. On the down side, please book your tickets in advance to avoid last minutes hassles.

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Address: New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: 033-22439045
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling

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