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Address: Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: +91 354 2005734
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Description: A spectacular narrow gauge steam railway is still operational.
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It is a memorable experience a 2 hour joy ride by steam engine is nostalgic book in advance and prefer a steam engine although costly but worth experience

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

One of the three legendary Indian toy train routes this train takes you along the picturesque Himalayan foothills in Darjeeling. You also get to view local daily life and the settlements around the area firsthand as the train winds its way through various villages and towns. We only took the "joy ride" between Darjeeling and Ghum, and it cost Rupees... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

Trip to Darjeeling and Gangtok Reached Bagdogra airport by air from Delhi. we have booked the pkg to visit Darjeeling and Gangtok from Delhi only. After searching a lot of options, i found the one " NEAT holidays" owned by Bijoy Subba. he is a very nice person and very helpful. I have visited along with my 1 yr old... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It is a memorable experience a 2 hour joy ride by steam engine is nostalgic book in advance and prefer a steam engine although costly but worth experience

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Liked: Height, Cold, Mountains, Curves, Waterfalls Disliked: Local people's behavior, political agitation.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

I had always been wanting to do this ride. So it was the first thing we did on reaching Darjeeling. Had booked the tickets through the IRCTC website and luckily all were confirmed. The price of a ticket is steep, but the ride is worth it. Our train was pulled by a steam engine and made the trip from Darjeeling... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This is such a pleasurable joy ride, it passes through the scenic and beautiful Batasia Loop with panaromic views of the mountains and the valleys. Definitely should not be missed.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Very old Coal Fired Railway. So so ride, the train rail is in need of urgent maintenance due to its proximity to homes and roads. Many unplanned stops due to obstacles on the rail or damaged rail which require the train to crawl pass the portion.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

The ticket cost for the ride darjeeling to darjeeling round trip is way too overpriced (1000+ bucks for steam engine). The ride is only within the city roads with some 10 km range and no scenic view. So it was no fun spending 1000+ per head for a city roads tour, slow and smoky ride. Probably darjeeling to other city... More 

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Jaipur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

the himalayan railway of darjeeling gives me aawesome exprience of my life starting from darjeeling station to dhoom station it was flawless journey which i ever had love this & thanks jet airways for the superb flight to bagdogra

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Address: Address: Darjeeling, India
Phone Number: +91 354 2005734
Location: Asia  >  India  >  West Bengal  >  Darjeeling

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