Shimla Package from Delhi by Train

Shimla can be reached by train from Delhi via Kalka. There are five trains that run between Delhi and Kalka. Further there are narrow gauge toy trains from Kalka to Shimla, which are very famous and liked to be traveled by the tourists. So you will need to change the train at Kalka.

The most convenient train from Delhi to Kalka is the Shatabdi Express, which departs from New Delhi station at 7:45 AM and reaches Kalka at 11:45 AM. There is a connecting train, Himalayan Queen which departs from Kalka at 12.10 PM and reaches Shimla at 5.10 PM.  The other trains from Delhi can also be taken to reach Kalka accordingly to the tourists’ convenience.

The other famous train is the Howrah Kalka mail which departs from old Delhi railway station at night and reaches Kalka station in early morning. It has connectivity to Shivalik Deluxe train which starts at 5:30 in the morning and reaches Shimla t 10:15 AM

The tour for Shimla from Delhi would be best planned at least for a minimum of four days; the first day would be just for travelling from New Delhi and reaching Shimla by train. On the second day of the tour, all the local places in Shimla can be visited by a private cab and by evening reach the hotel and relax that night. The third day of the tour can be either a trip to Kufri, Fagu and Naldhera or a trip to Tattapani which has  Sutluj river with sulphur springs and Naldhera. The third day trip can be customized according to the tourists’ choice and interest. The fourth day would be the check out from the hotel and proceed for the return journey to Delhi by train. Further if the tourists have more time to visit and stay in Shimla, the tour can be customized accordingly.

Related links: Kalka Shimla train timings | Kalka Shimla train booking procedure

For any further information on Shimla package tours we from Sunrise Travels are always there to guide you. Our websites http://www.sunriseholidays.net/ and  http://www.sunrisetravels.in/ can be referred for more information on package tours

To know about the trains in detail and to check the availability website www.indianrail.gov.in can be referred to. You can also do the train booking online.

Content last updated in December 2019


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