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Darjeeling Toy Train, Tourist Places in Darjeeling
Darjeeling Toy Train: Darjeeling toy train is a world heritage site as listed by UNESCO. Travelling by Darjeeling toy train is a truly exciting and a fantabulous experience. This train was built around 1881 and became so popular that it has become an attraction for the tourist all over the world. This train covers a distance of about 88 kilometers in a time of six to eight hours. But you will be overjoyed during these hours as the journey is full of excitement.

The train passes through zigzag paths while connecting Siliguri and Darjeeling. While its journey it climbs the hills and crosses the loops which make the ride fun filled and exciting.

In the way you can watch the beautiful tea gardens and the exotic valleys of the Bhutan range. You will also come across the Teesta River and the Tiger Island. The next point is known as the agony point which makes the fourth spiral. This is situated around Tindharia Station. You will be happy to see happy faces of Lepcha and Bhutia women with a beautiful costumes of silk and babies on their back. Before reaching the final destination this wonder train arrives at Ghoom which is about 2,258 meters high above sea level and thus is the highest station Darjeeling Toy Train Picture
in Asia. Now the final destination that is Darjeeling is only six kilometers. This was a brief idea of your exhilarating journey.


If we talk about the train then it contains two types of compartments. There is a first class and second class compartments. Now a day’s diesel engines are in practice but still steam engines can be seen rolling there. This train was dedicated to people in November 2000. Tickets for this train can be purchased with ease either from Indian railways site or from Darjeeling station. This train shows is a symbol of Indian heritage and depicts the history of Indian railways.


Popular Tourist places in West Bengal: Darjeeling, Ochlerloney Monumen, Dhakuria lake, Marble Palace, Saheed Minar, Science City, Victoria Memorial, Howrah Bridge, Salt Lake Stadium, Dakshineswar Kali Temple.

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