Kalka - Shimla Railway, Shimla

3.8
Take a ride on the UNESCO-protected Kalka - Shimla Railway through a mountainous route with dramatic views. The “toy train” railroad features a narrow 76 cm (2 ft 6 in) gauge, and was built over a century ago. The journey takes about six hours, offering you splendid views of the Himalayas in the distance as you speed through hundreds of tunnels on the track. The trains make sufficient stops at stations along the way if you need to purchase any snacks or use the restroom. Using our international travel planner, Shimla attractions like Kalka - Shimla Railway can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I always prefer to travel Locak as this is one of the best ways to know the place in and out. You get a totally different experience when you travel Local. I never knew that the route of Shimla to...  more »
  • Only did 5 stops but really enjoyable. Great views if you miss the trees with your camera, need space in your carriage to move around to get the best photos on both sides. Lots of bends!  more »

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