Darjeeling Train Journey – A Memory of Lifetime The joyful ride of Darjeeling toy train comes to be the happiest moment that no one ever had before. The journey becomes much more enjoyable and entertaining when it leaves behind the plains and step ahead to the uphill of north eastern Himalayas. The journey offers the delightful view of the nature of Northern Himalayas to its fullest. The time you enter the hills the nature itself carries away your mind by its beautiness that is real. The distance to Darjeeling is 80kms away from new Jalpaiguri station. The ticket in 2nd class for the journey is Rs47; one can also get the 1 st class ticket that is Rs 240. The train is of two coaches providing 1 st class having capacity of 12-18 passengers and 2nd class up to 30. The possibilities of booking are also done through online. The train was fully established in the year 1881. It is well connected with many places like Calcutta, Delhi, Guwahati and many more. The important stations are New Jalpaiguri, Kurseong and Darjeeling. The distance from Darjeeling to Kuresong is 35kms; from Kuresong to Siliguri is 45kms. The Darjeeling toy Train passes from Jalpaiguri through Siliguri, Sukuna, Rangtang, Chunbhatti, Tindharia, Gayabari, Mahanadi, Kuresong, Tung, Sonoda, and Ghoom that finally reaches Darjeeling which is a perfect place for vacations where the natural beauty has no limits. Toy train also known as the Himalayan railways plays a vital role to attraction in Darjeeling. The transportation through train is worth experience to the nature lover. The visitors all the way from their home expecting a ride in toy train is just because of its pleasure and the thrilling experience to all. The hill station in Darjeeling is the legendary British station of great importance during preindependence. The entire traveler begins their memorable journey from New Jalpaiguri through Siliguri to Darjeeling at 9 early in the morning. You have stoppages at Sukuna for 10-15 minutes, where it needs water to cool down the engines. The memories made in this journey are hard to forget. The natural attraction carries away their mind at its top, that no one could ever erase such experience. You can see the delightful view of the pine trees, landscapes, birds’ species, many other things that can’t be explained unless you experience on yourself. It comes across the tea garden areas giving an unexpected view to the visitors. The toy train of Darjeeling is master piece in north eastern region. Trip to Darjeeling is an Adventure to the visitors. Your ride to Darjeeling through Himalayan railway is of great experience, no one has ever come across such destination. But apart from the tour, there are so many tourist attractions in Darjeeling that make the journey to this hill station even more enjoyable and delightful. Ghoom Monastery, the oldest and biggest Monastery also known as Ghoom Gompa for people seeking peace and serenity. Observatory hill is the oldest spot having religious belief to both Hindus and Buddhist. Happy valley Tea garden gives you the perfect view of the tea plantation. The tiger hill from where we get the look to early sunrise and the world third highest peak Mt Kanchanjunga. You can see more other attractions such as, Bhutia busty, Botanical Garden, Himalayan zoological Park, Dali Monastery, Chowrasta, Rohini garden, etc. having their natural image that carries away your mind. It is hard to describe about the nature as some facts are speechless and have no words to spell.
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Published on Aug 30, 2012