Kalka Shimla Toy Train Tour, Himachal Pradesh

Kalka Shimla Toy Train Tour, Himachal Pradesh

About Kalka–Shimla Railway Tour, Himachal Pradesh: Kalka–Shimla Railway was established in 1903 during British ruled which is now listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2008. It has total 18 railway stations and it is a narrow gauge train which track wide is 2.5 feet. Here total six to seven trains services available between Kalka to Shimla which total distance is 96.60 Metres. If you are planning to tour to Shimla then you can enjoy toy train services from Kalka which are available two types passenger local type and second luxury types which charges is costly. Generally, it take 4 to 5 hours time to destination. It is good option to explore Kalka–Shimla route because it is not a fast train and tourists can visit beautiful locations of the Himachal Pradesh.

How can Reach: Shimla Railway Station is located in Shimla of the Himachal Pradesh state, India. To reach Shimla are available Road, Train and Air transports from Chandigarh, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Delhi and Dehradun etc.

By Flight: Nearest airport is "Shimla Airport" which is just 18.9 KM distance from Shimla Railway Station. Shimla Airport is a domestic airport where tourists can get flights to other major cities of the India.

By Train: Nearest train station is "Shimla Railway Station" which is just 1.8 KM distance from Shimla. Its is a small train station where come only Narrow Gauge toy trains which run between Shimla to Kalka. Nearest of the Shimla major train station is Kalka where are available lots of trains to other major cities of the India.

By Road: National Highway 5 and National Highway 205 connects Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) to other cities of the India.

Entrance Fee (Entry Fee - Platform Tickets): Rs. 10

Visit Timings: 24 Hours

Shimla Railway Station Address: Cart Rd, Nabha, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171004, India

Location: Shimla, Himachal Pradesh.

 

Trains Services from Kalka to Shimla:

Shimla Kalka Passanger: 4.00 am Start and 9.20 am Reach

Rail Motor: 5.10 am Start and 9.50 am Reach

Shivalik Deluxe: 5.30 am Start and 10.10 am Reach

Kalka Shimla Express: 6.00 am Start and 11.05 am Reach

Himalayan Queen: 12.10 am Start and 5.20 am Reach

Holiday Special -1: 6.05 am Start and 11.00 am Reach

Holiday Special -2: 12.30 am Start and 6.35 pm Reach

 

Trains Services from Shimla to Kalka:

Shimla Kalka Passanger: 2.00 pm Start and 8.10 pm Reach

Rail Motor: 4.25 pm Start and 9.30 pm Reach

Shivalik Deluxe: 5.40 pm Start and 10.25 pm Reach

Kalka Shimla Express: 6.15 pm Start and 11.20 pm Reach

Himalayan Queen: 10.00 am Start and 4.10 pm Reach

Holiday Special -1: 6.05 am Start and 11.00 am Reach

Holiday Special -2: 12.30 am Start and 6.35 pm Reach

 

Kalka–Shimla Railway Stations Names:

Kalka: 0 KM

Taksal: 5.69 KM

Gumman: 10.41 KM

Koti: 16.23 KM

Sonwara: 26.00 KM

Dharampur: 32.14 KM

Kumarhatti: 39.00 KM

Barog: 42.14 KM

Solan: 46.10 KM

Salogra: 52.70 KM

Kandaghat: 58.24 KM

Kanoh: 69.42 KM

Kathleeghat: 72.23 KM

Shoghi: 77.81 KM

Taradevi: 84.64 KM

Jutogh: 89.41 KM

Summer Hill: 92.93 KM

Shimla: 96.60 KM

 

Numbers of Railway Station: 18

Total Length from Kalka to Shimla: 96.60 KM

Opended Year to Public: 1903

UNESCO World Heritage Site from: 2008

Railway Track Width: 2.5 feet

 

Tourist Attractions: Total seven Kalka to Shimla toy trains which includes Shimla Kalka Passanger, Rail Motor, Shivalik Deluxe, Kalka Shimla Express, Himalayan Queen, Holiday Special-1, Holiday Special - 2 .

Things to Do: Enjoy toy train services from Kalka to Shimla, Watch Snow fall in winter, Watch Himalayan Mountains,

Website: https://www.himachaltourism.gov.in

Best Time to Visit:

Summer Season in Shimla: March to June

Winter Season in Shimla: October to February

Monsoon Season in Shimla: July to September

Weather Temperature:

Months Temp. Jan Feb March April May June July Aug Sept Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) 2.8 3.7 7.0 11.4 14.6 16.2 15.9 15.5 14.1 11.1 7.8 5.1
Average High (℃) 10.9 11.9 15.8 20.5 24.1 24.8 22.6 22.0 22.1 20.3 16.7 13.5

Nearest Accommodations:

Luxury Hotels: Whispering Pines Shimla, Hotel Marina, Himalayan Homes, Royal Tulip Luxury Hotel, Woodville Palace Hotel Shimla, Chapslee Hotel, Hotel Dhroov, Hotel Auckland, Hotel White, Summit Le Royal Hotel, Jakhoo Hill b&b, Hotel Doegar, Bridge View Regency, Hotel Combermere, Hotel Prestige, Hotel Mahamay, Hotel Basant, Shree Radhey Bnb, Hotel Ghar, Hotel Sidharth Regency, Harmony Purple Mall Road Shimla, Nishat Hotel, Hotel Taj Palace, Treebo Trend Mahraja, Hotel Pineview, Hotel Rashik, Hotel Meridian, Hotel Sukh Sagar, Hotel Osheen, Hotel Sunrise, Treebo Trend Varuna Shimla, Mahaveer Bnb, Hotel Landmark, Hotel Cardinal Royale Retreat, Hotel Anfield, Hotel Classic, The Cedar Grand Hotel & Spa, Hotel Snow King Retreat, Bindu Raj Sood Dharamshala, Brightland Hotel, Honeymoon Inn, Hotel Silverine, Hotel Himland East, Jannat Valley View Bnb, The Alpine Heritage Residency, Hotel Rahat Regency, Hotel Rajat Shimla, Backwoods b&b, The Loft In The Hills, Hotel East Bourne, Ashiana Clarks Inn Shimla, Hotel Flowerdale Villa, Hotel Spring Fields, Hotel Kalra Regency, Hotel Southgate Shimla, Uphill Courtyard Hotel, Uptown Boutique Homes b&b, Subhita Bnb, Hira Mount Retreat, Hotel Sai Stay Inn, Valley View 2 Bhk New Shimla etc.

Affordable Hotels: Hotel Sharda, Thira Shimla, Hotel Greenland, Hotel Flora, Hotel Diplomat Shimla, Ashoka Hotel, Hotel Dreamland, Simla View, a&a Bed And Breakfast, Hotel Mehman, Old Man's Den, Hotel Woodland, Hotel Woodland, Hotel Amar Villa, Shimla Guest House, Exotic Naturals Guest House, Hotel Apsara, Hotel Satkaar, Kumar Guest House, Atul Guest House, Hotel Gold, Hotel Amber, Tourist Hotel, Nirvana Stay, Grand Hotel, Grand Hotel Shimla, Hotel Madhuban, Hotel Madhuban, Hanu Vatika Home Stay, Apple House, Annadale View, Rashik Homestay, Hotel Dalziel ( Heritage Boutique Hotel), The Thistle Lodge, Myhome Staycations, Hotel Pankaj, Rekhis Hotel, Grand Homes Luxury Apartments, Colonels Retreat, Valley View Homestay, East Bourne Hotel, The Pine Residency, Hotel Avantika, Aira Holmes Bnb, The Grand Welcome Hotel, Shimla View Home, Hotel East End, Hill View Cottage Shimla, Mountain View Hotel, North Valley View Hotel, Shirdi Sai Residency, Hotel Ameera etc.

Distances from Shimla Railway Station:

Shimla : 1.8 KM

Kufri : 16.2 KM

Shimla Airport : 18.9 KM

Kalka : 84.9 KM

Chandigarh : 111.4 KM

Dehradun : 224.8 KM

Dharamshala : 234.4 KM

Delhi : 341.8 KM

Nearest Major Airport: "Shimla Airport" which is just 18.9 KM distance from Shimla Railway Station.

Nearest Railway Station: "Shimla Railway Station" which is just 1.8 KM distance from Shimla.

Bus Services: Bus services are available from Chandigarh, Delhi, Kalka and Dehradun to Shimla tour.

Taxi Services: Car Taxi services are available from Chandigarh, Delhi, Kalka and Dehradun to Shimla tour.