Have you heard about the Shimla toy train?
Well, if you have seen the movie, Polar Express, you must have been thinking about a train in the snow, a beautiful journey that remains with you for the rest of your life. And, that's exactly what the Shimla toy train is. Shimla is often regarded as one of the most beautiful places in the world, and especially in India. This 'Toy Train' is actually a deluxe express that takes you on a tour around the Shivalik range from Kalka to Shimla. The train passes numerous tunnels, ghats, snowy mountains and more than 15 stations before it reaches Shimla.
Everyone who decides to travel to all the tourist places around Shimla should definitely begin with this Toy Train journey. There are different toy trains that differ in luxury. Basic ones are cheap but aren't much classy. If you choose luxurious deluxe express trains, you have glass windows, carpets and soothing music in the background. It covers all the tourist places around Shimla, making it easy for a traveller to figure out what they should visit after going to Shimla. Our travel show, being one of the rare telugu travel TV shows, has taken the chance to explore this magnificent experience.
Anchor Karuna Bhushan and our fellow Vihari team of travellers, covered this beautiful and quite refreshing journey in a toy train. We provide you their direct experience in our travel series for you to indirectly experience and decide how joyful and blissful this ride is. This 6 hours ride can be one of the most awakening journeys for some. It is one of the narrowest railway lines in India thus gets the name of a toy train, for its appearance and the railway line. Go give it a try, O traveller, fear not to adventure!