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Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

Darjeeling, India
+91 354 200 5734
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6-Day Private Tour to Gangtok and Darjeeling from Kolkata Including Train Ride...
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A spectacular narrow gauge steam railway is still operational.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steam engine” (120 reviews)
“joy ride” (118 reviews)
“toy train” (180 reviews)
Darjeeling, India
+91 354 200 5734
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Darjeeling is really a beautiful place to visit the natural beauty and peace. There are many places to visit in darjeeling like one of the most amazing is tiger hill, it is lovely to see in morning sunlight. Shopping is little bit expensive there, but...More

1  Thank SAkhtar21
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our group had mixed views on this. However i found it noisy very dirty inside the carriges and uncomfortable. If you go one way is more than enough. It’s not living up to its World Heritage inclusion at the moment.

Thank Marilyn N
Reviewed 27 October 2017

According to me its little-overrated reviews people write. Its an amazing experience understanding how the engine functions which can happen at Darjeeling station as well. Talk to the driver rather than just sitting in the train for a ride. we have few prestigious UNESCO world...More

Thank 702dianad
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Must visit. Dont go if height is a problem . Maintained. 4 persona can be accomodated at a time. Entry ticket is there.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

Darjeeling Himalayan railway is very interesting and so very enjoyed ... When I go I am so very happy.

1  Thank Sarvesh9451
Reviewed 21 September 2017 via mobile

The sweeet "twoot, twoot" of the toy train of 'DHR' ( Dz Himalayan Railways) will take ur breath away,even if you are not having a ride. Thee feelin' of a joyride from Dz to Ghoom stn and back, in the morning ( at around 900...More

Thank indrabanerjee
Reviewed 31 August 2017

The rides are so amazing.The trains look like,it has stepped out of a fairy tale book.The children will absolutely will love it.

Thank HiteshAdventure
Reviewed 27 July 2017

tiger hill view is best view, and red panda is rear animal, the red Panda is almost as big as a reasonably sized domestic cat.

Thank bappa m
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

So now dream chosen come true kids enjoyed a lot on toy train we clicked lots of photographs also when we reached ghum it was foggy very beautiful

Thank sumeet jitendra S
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Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Its best to visit Darjeeling as it is called a queen of hills the himalyan railway is the main attraction of the queen of hills its enjoyable to be inside the toy train of Darjeeling

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6 September 2017|
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Response from RYVR | Reviewed this property |
It was running when I visited in April. I hear there is a lot of unrest there now. You may want to check about the timings now as they may have changed. Thanks
17 May 2017|
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Response from RYVR | Reviewed this property |
Yes you have to go there in person. They have frequent trains heading back and forth so the wait needn't be that long - you have the option of taking the Steam Train or the regular one - in either case the views are... More
Vijay B
20 April 2017|
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Response from SylviaJohnas | Reviewed this property |
We went in the evening for the joyride. so i am not sure of the morning timing. the tickets were booked by my tour guide. Please check the website or ask your tour operator.