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Address: New Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling, Darjeeling, India
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Fun, but best to go when it's not so cloudy...

The joyride to Ghum on the steam train was pretty fun (you could live out your Thomas the tank engine fantasies), but the February weather rather got the best of us (clouds soon... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
pob86
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Be sure and make reservations for the steam train. Some really nice photo opportunities. It's short so you don't wind up needing to plan a lot of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Heritage Train with enjoyment nice experience to travel from Darjeeling to Ghum and back. It was also a nice experience to visit Himalayan Train Museum. The steam engine is worth watching in action.

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Thank Anamika K
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The joyride to Ghum on the steam train was pretty fun (you could live out your Thomas the tank engine fantasies), but the February weather rather got the best of us (clouds soon obliterated what would, I assume, have been stunning views). If doing this in winter, make sure you wrap up - the carriage isn't heated. Relative to other... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride is mesmerizing. Its a loop journey which begins & ends at Darjeeling station. The ride one can say the journey to heaven. You can get the view of the entire Darjeeling. Its a world heritage ride. But you have the book the tickets well advance if you want to enjoy the ride because the great demand of tickets.

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This narrow gauge steam Railway Train runs right down the street with the cars and is must inches from businesses and homes. We could actually have reached out the window and taken something from a store counter it ran so close to the charming little stores and homes in this magical area of NE India.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One must try in their life time. It has its own unique beautiful can't be described completely but one has to feel it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The train is just a beutiful one to ride down the slopey valleys enjoying the scenic beauty. Best time to visit MArch to may.

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Mysuru (Mysore), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

THe travel through the Himalayas chugging slowly down the valleys is a different sort of experience cannot be expressed.

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed train ride. Had an amazing experience. I would suggest people visiting darjeeling never miss to take a ride of Darjeeling toy train

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Ludhiana, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I along with my family visited Darjeeling during early Jan 2017. The city as all other cities of west bengal is filthy however look at Kanchanjunga hill top in morning is worth a millions. Plan for a short trip for two days is ok

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