Looking for a thrilling and scenic ride through the hills of Himachal Pradesh?
Look no further than the Kalka Shimla Toy Train! This narrow-gauge railway route is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List and is sure to take you on a journey through time.
Built during British rule, this 96-kilometer uphill course boasts 102 tunnels (including the 3-minute long Barog Tunnel) and 869 ornate bridges. With stunning views and stops at iconic locations like Dharampur and Kota, it’s no wonder that the journey takes 5 and a half hours!
But why settle for a standard train ride when you can upgrade to one of the Kalka Shimla Toy Train’s special services? The Self Propelled RA 100 is perfect for smaller groups, seating 8 passengers who can book seats on a chartered basis. Looking for luxury? The Shivalik Palace RA 200 is a fully air-conditioned carriage with a modular kitchen and crockeries for freshly cooked meals on board.
If you’re looking for a more eco-friendly option, check out the Jharoka CT 14 with its balcony on both sides for maximum viewing pleasure. And for larger groups, the Composite Coaches CT 12 and 13 can seat up to 22 passengers!
During peak season, the Kalka Shimla Toy Train also offers hop-on-hop-off services, perfect for those who want to explore multiple locations in a single journey. And if you’re looking for a truly immersive experience, check out the Vista Dome Coaches with their 36 seater glass coaches that make you feel one with nature.
So why wait? Book your tickets now through official websites like IRCTC and get ready for a ride through history and stunning scenery. Just be sure to book early as this train is a major attraction and fills up quickly!