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Darjeeling Himalayan Train


  • Introduction
  • Itinerary
  • Significant Bulletin
The Darjeeling Toy Train India offers numerous rides from Siliguri to Darjeeling as per the interests of the travelers. The Darjeeling Toy Train Schedule & special services are also restricted to peak seasons only. Hence due to multiple trips itís essential to determine the journey and time the traveler wants to embark on for the joy ride.

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Darjeeling Himalayan Train the UNESCO World Heritage Site proposed in the year 1878 by Franklin Prestage of the then Eastern Bengal Railway was completed in the year 1881 as hill tramway or far famed as Darjeeling Toy Train. The romantic yet most amazing rail journey is a magnificent engineering achievement of the world with still in operation after century of its initiation. The two feet narrow gauge Darjeeling Toy Train route connects the plains of West Bengal at New Jalpaiguri with the hill station of Darjeeling. It exhibits the implausible natural beauty with rippling mad torrents & River Mahanadi), emerald forest backdrop, serene wildness, & heritage of colonial age while it chugs along to arrive at height of 7400 feet at Ghum (the highest station in India and the second highest in the world). Explore the Spectacular & Marvelous Himalayan Expedition amidst fun, frolic, & mirth with Darjeeling Himalayan Toy Train.

Schedule Departure :

The Darjeeling Toy Train India offers numerous rides from Siliguri to Darjeeling as per the interests of the travelers. The Darjeeling Toy Train Schedule & special services are also restricted to peak seasons only. Hence due to multiple trips itís essential to determine the journey and time the traveler wants to embark on for the joy ride.
  • The Joy Ride operates between Darjeeling-Ghum-Darjeeling, The Round trip takes about 2 Hours.
  • The Sukna Special is between Siliguri-Sukna-Siliguri and the Round Trip takes about 2 hours.
  • The Jungle Safari is between Siliguri-Tindharia-Siliguri every weekend and the Round Trip is about 5 and half hours.

Purview of Darjeeling Himalayan Train Itinerary & Escapade

  • Commencement at New Jalpaiguri via Siliguri Station :- The amphitheatre of natural sceneries, enchanting destinations, & unforgettable memoirs begins at New Jalpaiguri Station and chugs along the beauty adorned outskirts of Siliguri town before reaching at Siliguri Station. After a short stopover the train leaves for further bon Ė voyage crossing the Mahanadi Bridge over Mahanadi River further the toy train entering at the foothills of Himalaya.

  • Sukna Escapades:- The train after travelling 6 miles stops at Sukna station to take water. The real ascent begins from Sukna where the climate starts to change with cold breeze, fragrance of flower valleys, & sharp Mongolic featured natives can be witness by the travelers. The spectacular Blue Mountain Ranges are clearly visible as the train chugs from the plains towards the hills amid emerald tea gardens, with both side adorned with forest of teak & sal.

  • Rangtang Station & Chunbhati Escapade: - Rangtang Station at a height of 1404 feet is surrounded by wooded mountains, tea gardens, tea factories, & forests. The toy train to Darjeeling then navigates through Chunbhati amid the mountains giving an enthralling view of the valley with sparkling river streams & chirping birds

  • Tindharia & Giddapahar Escapade: - Travelers can get amazing view of mountains, forests, jagged rock faced mountains up ahead called Giddapahar. Giddapahar also know as Eagleís Craig is zig Ė zag reverses that the train crosses through leaving for Gayabari Station.

  • Tindharia & Giddapahar Escapade: - Travelers can get amazing view of mountains, forests, jagged rock faced mountains up ahead called Giddapahar. Giddapahar also know as Eagleís Craig is zig Ė zag reverses that the train crosses through leaving for Gayabari Station.

  • Kurseong Escapade: - Kurseong the mini Darjeeling trip is all about hill town, hill natives, Kurseong Bazar, en-route travelers can also spot Tibetan Prayer flags over Hussel Khola (Whistle Stream). The true experience of being on hills get heightened with the train passing through small forests of maple, chestnut, pear, cherry, and cardamom plants

  • Tung Escapade: - Tung gives a magnificent view of the Kurseong Ridge also the travelers must have noticed 100 road crossings and running parallel to car as well as vehicles.

  • Sonada Escapade: - As the train arrives Sonada the effervescent scenery & bazaar ambiance of Sonada is all about fun and frolic. One also gets the glimpse of Tibetan Chorten with the train navigating through Senchel Reserve forest with oaks, chestnuts, walnuts, magnolias, rhododendrons, etc. The star attraction is however the Tiger hill with a unique view of Himalayas, Sunrise, & bird watching.

  • Jorebunglow Escapade: - Leaving Sonada the train arrives at a small town named Jorebunglow. The road are narrow, with traffic jams a delaying the journey is common. The train departs for Ghoom 7407 feet, the highest point of the Darjeeling Himalayan Train.

  • Darjeeling via Ghoom Arrival: - The train leaves from Ghoom towards Darjeeling the final destination. The Darjeeling toy train adventure gives its final thrill with attractions of Batasia Loop the memorial of Gorkha soldiers, snowy backdrop of Kanchenjunga arriving finally at Darjeeling the hill station of romance, charm, & beauty.

Significant Bulletin for Darjeeling Himalayan Train :

The Darjeeling Toy Train India offers numerous rides from Siliguri to Darjeeling as per the interests of the travelers. The Darjeeling Toy Train Schedule & special services are also restricted to peak seasons only. Hence due to multiple trips itís essential to determine the journey and time the traveler wants to embark on for the joy ride
  • The Darjeeling Toy Train fare for per person per journey is INR 247.

  • The round trip will cost same per person per journey at INR 247.

  • The cost will take INR 240 for 3D & 4D operating only in tourist seasons

  • Ensure services before planning.


Luxurious Facilities on Board Deccan Odyssey :

Restaurants: - "Peshwa I" & "Peshwa II" the two illustrious restaurants are skillfully decorated with royal textures, regal fixtures, majestic theme, & serves delicious Indian cuisines.
  • Bar : - The royal caravan of Deccan Odyssey is also decked with a celebrated bar "Mumbai - Hi" serving wide variety of liquors ranging from Indian to International brands

  • Deccan Odyssey Lounge: - The lounge is a perfect place to unwind & chill from stressful lifestyles, making new friends, as well as wrapping up great memoirs

  • Conference Car: - The conference car is excellent from business point of view & provides excellent chance to business travelers to arrange business meets on board the royal motorcade amid all hi-tech amenities.

  • Recreational Facilities: - The train also provides recreation facilities like Body Massage, facials, gymnasium and Steam bath to relax, rejuvenate with pampering of soul, mind, & body.

  • Business Center: - The business center provides all modern facilities for business conduct on board equipped with computers, secretarial services, photocopying, telecommunication, internet, etc. Also business meetings can be arranged with success on board Deccan Odyssey.

  • Miscellaneous Services: - The train is also decked with numerous miscellaneous services including library, music system, DVD player, special suite for physically challenged, television, telephone, assistance for luggage, complimentary bottle of wine in every cabin, arrival kit, medical aid, mail box, separated cab for smoking, toiletries, newspapers, magazines, & packaged water.
Services Included by Deccan Odyssey :
  • Accommodation on air conditioned deluxe saloons.
  • Price of boarding pass includes breakfast, lunch, and dinner, 24 hrs open kitchen, tea, coffee, mineral water bottles, beverages etc
  • Covers cost of sightseeing (Travelers can also explore more as per preference)
  • Wildlife Safari at Tadoba
  • Government Approved Experienced & English Speaking Guides as well as Chauffeur
  • Include cost of all sightseeing, entry fees to palaces, museums, forts, amusement parks, dine at best restaurants, wildlife safari, frivolous activities




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The departure schedule with appropriate operation dates, months, day of departure, with time is an essential fact that travelers need to know before embarking on Deccan Odyssey train tour. The Journey is conducted by Indian Railways, Government of India, & Maharashtra Tourism Corporation Department.

 
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