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Description: A spectacular narrow gauge steam railway is still operational.
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Its heritage .. an experience - though an expensive one.

I had kids 6 and 11 and they enjoyed it thoroughly, after all its the steam engine. The weather at batasia loop was very pleasing and it added to it. We had our lunch and sat... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I had kids 6 and 11 and they enjoyed it thoroughly, after all its the steam engine. The weather at batasia loop was very pleasing and it added to it. We had our lunch and sat on the train (we took the 3rd ride - there are 4 in a day; 2 hours each). I had booked them earlier on... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

It is the best and easy way for travelling on mountains. You must travel in this train if you are planning to go to Darjeeling. You will definitely enjoy it.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Get to know the old times gone by experience but an advice rather than traveling entire journey best to book tickets for short joy ride to ghoom can be booked in irctc website in advance

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

Pretty noisy and smoky... if you are lucky, you might have a nice landscape's view... little more exiting if you have children...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

It was extremely cold and foggy which restricted views but great experience anyway! Seats are a bit cramped !

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

The experience of Toy Train journey is fantastic. Its worth to spend money on its joy ride. It was a good experience as the train was passing through the city and people were looking at you and the Train itself as generally this toy train is being run with a Old steam Engine and not with the Diesel Engine as... More 

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Siliguri, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I used to go to school everyday on this train. I met a lot of new people who used to take the toy train as means of touring the hills. But nowadays people just don't want take the risk of getting stuck for an entire day on an hill-station as this being a world-heritage site isn't properly maintained. The tickets... More 

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Mumbai
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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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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railways runs a Toy train from Darjeeling to Ghoom station & back known as joy ride. To & fro journey takes 2 hours with a stop a Batasia loop & Ghoom station. One gets very beautiful views at Batasia Loop. There is a rail museum at Ghoom station. The trains are hauled by old steam & diesel... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015 via mobile

Book joy trip directly . Don't go for agents. Memorable trip . Great for taking photos. Slow chugging train . Ideal way to enjoy Darjeeling.

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