Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, Darjeeling

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Enjoy a trip along a famous railway at Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, which forms part of a World Heritage Site. Built between 1879 and 1881, the 78 km (48 mi) track earned the nickname the "toy train," because of its narrow form and quaint design. Heading across a scenic, UNESCO-protected mountainous terrain, vintage British-built steam locomotives handle the popular daily tourist route, complete with the look and atmosphere of the colonial era. A romantic and evocative sight often referenced in popular culture, the railway and its antique features attract guests from all over the world--from historians, to trainspotters, to artists. Plan to visit Darjeeling Himalayan Railway and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Darjeeling attractions using our Darjeeling trip planner.
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  • We had worst experience on railway station ticket counter display having lunch break,then after one hour counter person says there is no train after 2pm. Moreover no wash room available on da...  more »
  • Our journey in the toy train is cherishable.We are 16 in group with children also and everyone enjoyed a lot.Green valleys,tea estates beautiful flowers and mostly the track crossing the road several....  more »
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