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“Great little railway”

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
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$1,378.75*
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6-Day Private Tour to Gangtok and Darjeeling from Kolkata Including Train Ride...
Ranked #13 of 100 things to do in Darjeeling
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Owner description: A spectacular narrow gauge steam railway is still operational.
Reviewed December 8, 2012

Winding around the steep streets of Darjeeling this Isaac must. Old, dirty and struggling to climb the hills it is full of personality and a great photo opportunity.

1  Thank Terenceandwendy B
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

The short train ride is now just for the tourist but it winds through the villages with beautiful views over the valley pulled by the old steam engines. Fun for all ages.

2  Thank PeterJ H
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Reviewed December 6, 2012

Make it a point to board a steam engine powered train so that you can experience the old world feel to it. The diesel engines, though fast, does not offer half the adventure.
We took the journey from Darjeeling station crossing the Batasia loop (amazing views), Ghum (a fog covered sleepy town) to 2 more staions away where our car was waiting for us to take us back to Darjeeling.
The 1 hour 30 mins journey is one thing I will never forget. The train's whistle make you smile every single time. The train rails are mostly on the side of the road and the scene and the feel is extraordinary.
I will surely take the ride again on my next visit.

2  Thank Deba_Nandy
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

i have visited this place ..its a nice place.so cold at that time...u can watch the beautiful lake full of ice...u surely enjoy this place so vry much....

3  Thank suvankarchaudhuri
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Reviewed November 28, 2012

we were having a lovely trip anbd then they managed to derail the train so we were a bit stuck. Nothing like an adventure!

1  Thank L_and_RBrisbane
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