Kalka (derived from the name of the Goddess Kali) is a small town in Haryana’s Panchkula District, located in the foothills of the mighty Himalayas and is an ideal gateway to the beautiful state of Himachal. Under the British Raj, it was the Summer Capital and a depot for Shimla. Kalka enjoys an ambient pleasant weather for most of the year. It is famous for the Kalka – Shimla Railway, a 2ft 6in (762mm) narrow gauge railway connecting Shimla; a railway workshop, and was once a market for ginger and turmeric. While riding this on this rail route, enjoy amazing panorama along the whole journey, keeping you riveted to your seat and spell-bound all the way. par
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