Traveling with the fourth largest rail network in the world is something amazing. It becomes more interesting when the route takes you across some unimaginable and passionate views of the nature. Here we have the train routes that would leave you mesmerized and are a must travel once in a lifetime.
The Kashmir Valley Railway
This breathtaking rail route would give you some picturesque views to enjoy. Book an AC coach as it has the widest windows to help you gaze through the scenic beauties. In the journey you come across numerous tunnels, views of bridge crossing over Himalayas and some high altitude natural beauty.
Mandapam to Rameswaram
One can enjoy visiting the place and taking the journey between Octobers to April. This journey would help you cross the second largest sea bridge of India and gifts you with breathtaking views of the Indian Ocean.
Traveling by railways across Guwahati-Lumding-Silchar in Assam is a thrilling experience. While on the way you can watch picturesque views of river valleys, some great passes and some beautiful tea estates. One can travel this place between April to June and it is seriously amazing.
If you ever wished to travel on a toy train, here your dream comes true. Travel with the Himalayan Queen and gaze through the oak forests, small streams of water and 103 tunnels. Nothing could be a better experience than this. December to January is the perfect time to travel through this route.
Eastern Ghat’s amazing views
Taking the route of Bhubaneswar – Brahmapur you come across some alluring views as never before. You get to watch the Chilika Lake and also witness the beauty of the Eastern Ghats. October to June is the best time to visit as the Lake’s view can be captured perfectly at this time.
Book your tickets for a 2000 km ride
One of the longest train journeys to take, is this where you cross over Bangalore-Kabini-Mysore-Hassan-Hampi-Badami-Goa. You get to catch the glimpse of Kabini Wildlife Sanctuary, Dudhsagar waterfalls, ruins of Hampi and some gorgeous landscape while on board. Travel between Novembers to April for best views. You can take the service of the Golden Chariot or Goa Express for this route.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
It is another toy train you need to experience and the best part is, it gives you gorgeous views of Kanchenjunga. Visit in between March and April as the sky is clear and the snowy mountains are amazing to watch. The summit of the line, Ghum station is the highest located railway station in India.
Coastal Kerala Experience
The views outside the windows on this route would surely leave you spellbound. The places you would be traveling are Ernakulam-Kollam-Trivandrum. You can witness its paddy fields, tea plantations and the glimpse of backwaters would leave you mesmerized. The best time to check out this route and place is between June to August.