Category Archives: North Bengal

A travel log of my visits to different places of North Bengal

Darjeeling by Toy Train

For last one year or may be more than that I have been planning to experience the most romantic journey to Darjeeling; journey by Toy Train to Darjeeling. But to take a ride in Toy Train you need to spend a whole day to reach Darjeeling from NJP. I usually visit different places in that region once in a year. But most of the times I go to some other place in that region and spend a day or two in Darjeeling. Like my last visit in that region for Lepchajagat. So my normal itinerary is spending two / three days in that region and spend the last day at Darjeeling. It is always a nice feeling to spend a day with the queen of the hills. But this plan will not work for Toy Train ride. The first destination of the tour should be Darjeeling Continue reading



Lepchajagat is a nice place in North Bengal and very near to Darjeeling. It is a very calm and quite place, a complete relief from busy life. The best part of it is, you can have a lovely view of Kangchenjunga. And also it is very easy to reach there. Avail train for Siliguri or a flight to Bagdogra. Then you can take a bus or share jeep to reach Ghoom. From there you can book a car to Lepchajagat, only 8 km journey through a lovely road way. Also you can take running jeep going to Mirik. Continue reading