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Darjeeling Toy Train

New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
+91 33 2243 9045
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Definitely worth doing

We found our way to the station along the interesting and crowded streets of Darjeeling. After... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
522maritimegirl
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Halifax, Canada
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TOY Train

Enjoy fantastic journey of this train it takes around 3-4 hours from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Dakshesh S
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good29%
  • Average17%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“steam engine” (103 reviews)
“joy ride” (78 reviews)
“toy train” (196 reviews)
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New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We found our way to the station along the interesting and crowded streets of Darjeeling. After getting our tickets we waited outside for the train to arrive. The platform area was full and all were anticipating the journey. The history of the train was well...More

Thank 522maritimegirl
Reviewed 25 September 2017

Enjoy fantastic journey of this train it takes around 3-4 hours from New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling you can see almost whole city from this train weather is awesome in rainy season, feel like film stage

Thank Dakshesh S
Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

Darjeeling toy Train.... Its very interesting here.... Very much happy here.. So you can come and enjoy here.

Thank Sarvesh9451
Reviewed 31 August 2017

An amazing ride for children.Even adults will absolutely love it.The speed of the train isn't much.The engines are so awesome to watch.

Thank HiteshAdventure
Reviewed 28 August 2017

The ride is extremely slow, but if you don't have the time, you should at least go and see the trains, especially the steam one.

Thank Peregrineri
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Anyone going to Darjeeling can never afford to miss the ride of Toy Train, the world famous heritage train of Indian Railways. It is known as the UNESCO Heritage Mountain Railway. I with a family of my friend had the opportunity to visit Darjeeling in...More

1  Thank Sivakumar V
Reviewed 2 July 2017

the ride is expensive. the trains don't run very frequently and coming back to darjeeling after the ride is not easy. For the first 30 minutes the train goes through darjeeling city, and so does not really offer awesome views or anything. so if you...More

3  Thank Apoorwa
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

An inefficiently managed and overhyped tourist attraction with sky high prices for the ride tickets especially without pre-booking which is not at all worth it with so much natural beauty around the hills which can be enjoyed more. The station and vintage railway has not...More

1  Thank bipsav
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Although declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO, these trains are hardly taken care of by the authorities. The railway stations, both at Ghum and Darjeeling aren't maintained. The trains, too aren't cleaned properly. Also, the major put off for me was that the route...More

1  Thank arshiasharma28
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

We were there in June 2nd week. You need to pre book the tickets to ride the trains. In peak seasons tickets may not be available. 800 percperson for diesel and 1300 pp for steam engine.

Thank Jay singh K
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MichelleWendyW
2 November 2017|
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Response from Surendran P | Reviewed this property |
It commenced 10 to 15 days back after Gorkha agitation on experimental basis.soon they will start the services as per news
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MichelleWendyW
2 November 2017|
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Response from DNTT2014 | Reviewed this property |
Definitely steam engine, if you want to have that heritage experience :)
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samacbook
4 October 2017|
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Response from 25chandreyee | Reviewed this property |
Within dec things might turn out to b fine. Yet u can postpone ur plans till jan or feb 2018, if that suits u.
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