Trains were and are significant for every kind of traveler. Gone were the days when we used to play, holding onto each other and building a train. Affection to this mode of transportation is from ages. What if recalling the memories it provides you with some stunning sights to see during the ride. Below are the 11 most beautiful rail journeys in India.
Going through 102 tunnels and over 82 bridges, this picturesque journey captures the spirit of the travelers to Shimla. This has been much-admired by the 'Guinness Society' for completing the steepest track. The Kalka-Shimla pathway on the Himalayas is a must for people who look for adventure and thrill.
One of the luxury trains which provides ayurvedic spa centre, steam baths, a gymnasium, library and much more. The Deccan odyssey's lavish ride offers sights to capture your heart during its travelling route from Pune to Delhi. It stops at all places near to the tourist destination for an exploring ride.
From Jalpaiguri in West Bengal, this 78 km track offers some striking beauties and is known as the most popular tracks in the country. From memories from movies like Parineeta and Barfi, next to the famous Hill Cart Road, This ride through the narrow gauge line is in fact the best way to observe, discover and enjoy the everlasting beauty of Darjeeling.
This route from bhubhaneshwar to Brahmaputra is offers a whole lot to give the grand experience of Orissa. The Chilka lagoon is a destination for migratory birds and a famous travelling spot for birdwatchers.
The Chennai-Rameswaram train connection is an inspiring journey you can have in India. Rameswaram, is considered as the most appealing holy places in the country for this train route. According to the mythological legends, Lord Rama built a bridge to rescue Sita. This journey offers awe-inspiring experience while tripping the sea over the narrow bridge.
This route has 20 tunnels and 158 bridges which make you see some astonishing views of the rivers and valleys around the gorgeous Shivalik Mountain Ranges. One simply cannot dare to miss out the charisma and exquisiteness of Kashmir. Along the way, it takes its passengers all the way to more than 20 beguiling tunnels, around 158 bridges and in some exquisite places.
For experiencing some exceptional beauty of the nature, one must travel on this railway journey that runs through Ratnagiri-Madgaon-Honnavar-Mangalore. Going along the coastal regions of the Arabian Sea and the glorious Sahyadri Hills, this track offers experiences for a life time.
This small ride of 26km in Tamil Nadu is one of the famous tracks in India offering serene and enchanting train route, going through 16 tunnels. This incredible railway track laid during the British era, presents most stunning sights of Ooty during the travel.
This train ride amid these two destinations makes it a journey for a lifetime! Not just a usual train experience, this perfect path offers the life journey along with enjoying the tranquil moments in the lap of nature. This ride of 580km that takes around 12 hours, making you witness several rivers, stunning bridges, lush thickets, sleepy villages and the experience to cherish forever.
Starting from Kanyakumari to Trivandrum, this train ride is beautiful in many ways. This little route of 2 hours is all about the charming beauty around, freshness of the natural beauty and the most rustic feel of local life. This is one of the significant discoveries one must have in south India.
A train trip from Vasco da Gama takes you from the serene beaches to the wobbly curves of the Western Ghat Mountains presenting a wonderful sight of the Dudhsagar Waterfalls. The perfect time to travel for this experience is after the monsoon when you can enjoy the picturesque landscape.