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Toy Train Ride In Shimla, Himachal

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Toy Train In Shimla

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Toy Train (Kalka To Shimla), Himachal

Chug along the pine-covered mountains of Shimla on the famous toy train. This Kalka to Shimla toy train is listed among the UNESCO world heritage sights and is one of the major tourist delights of Shimla. Explore the beauty of the lush terrains of Himachal on this toy train ride and let the cool winds sweep across your face.

On the toy train route, it will take you about 5-6 hours to travel from Kalka to Shimla on this toy train, so you have plenty of time to take in the scenic wonders all around. You will get to go through 103 tunnels that have their own story to tell. The longest tunnel on this train ride is the Barog tunnel that will take about 3 minutes to reach the other side. Make sure you take pictures of the artful humped bridges. The main tourist spots covered on this train ride are Solan, Dharampur, Barog, Kandaghat, Summer Hill, Tara Devi and Shimla.

Taking a toy train ride in Shimla is one of the popular things to do in this hill station. This Kalka to Shimla toy train should be booked in advance especially during the months of May and June. There are five trains you can choose from namely Rail Motor, Shivalik Deluxe, Himalayan Queen, Shimla Kalka passenger and Shimla Express. Go online to the Indian Railways website for the full timing and fare structure and to book your seat. You can also book your tickets at the Indian Railways counters.

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What places does the toy train to Kalka cover?

The Toy Train to Kalka covers stops such as Dharampur, Barog, Solan, Kandaghat and more.

How much does a ticket for the toy train to Kalka cost?

The Toy Train to Kalka costs nearly INR 65 to INR 300 or more, based on the destination you are traveling to. 

What time does the toy train to Kalka close down?

The last Toy Train to Kalka arrives at Kalka at 4 in the evening.