Trains have played a very beautiful part of our childhood. Every vacation when we used to go somewhere to spend our vacation, we used to be more excited about the train journey more than anything.
Looking out of the window, watching trees chasing us all the way down, racing with sun or moon, enjoying travel snacks, chit-chat with friends and families.
Keeping those unforgettable memories in our minds, here we have some enchanting and adventurous rail routes of India you are going to love to travel through in India.
1. Rameshwaram – Pamban Sea-Rail Bridge
This sea rail bridge connecting the town of Mandapam with Pamban Island is the most spell-bounding thing ever. It is also known as “the blue sea bridge”. With being India’s first sea bridge and second longest bridge it is also the most adventurous and thrilling experience taking passengers to the Rameshwaram.
2. Hubli to Goa- the Goa Express
If you are a fan of nature and breath-taking views, this is going to take your breath away. This route has Dudhsagar waiting for your train to pass through. Dudhsagar also is known as “Sea of Milk” will welcome your train with majestic flowing streams and making melodious sounds of the fall. As the trains travel away it becomes tiny and mesmerizingly beautiful to not let the eyes off of it. You can also choose Deccan Odyssey train and golden chariot train to explore goa in luxurious way. Check out here ticket fare of golden chariot train for travellers.
3. Snow Train – Srinagar to Baramulla
A three-hour ride to winter wonderland from Srinagar to Baramulla is the most fascinating view a snow lover can stumble upon. During peak winter in Kashmir valley, the snow-covered grounds and majestic mountains make it jaw-dropping. The people on the train experience one if the chilliest yet spellbinding ride if their lives. As the way gets clear, it becomes most beautiful as people can watch Chinar trees covered with snow from distance.
4. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway – Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling
It is also known as a toy train running from Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling. It is one of the most exquisite sites one can witness throughout their entire life. There are a lot of sights that can be seen from this train like the beautiful valley of Darjeeling, snow-covered peaks of Himalayas and Kanchenjunga, climate transformation from Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling. This route was mentioned by UNESCO as a world heritage site.
5. Nilgiri Mountain Train – Mettupalayam to Ooty
This train is running in 1908 from Mettupalayam to Ooty. Nilgiri mountain train is among very few trains still running on the steam. The route it passes through has so many natural varieties of forests, mountains, curves, and tunnels. The train let’s passengers witness the most beautiful Nilgiri Mountain covered with Eucalyptus and oak trees. The forest is so enchanting and peaceful to win every nature lover’s heart.
6. Kalka to Shimla -Kalka Shimla Railway
The train taking passengers to India’s most beautiful hill station and British summer capital Shimla encounters the most beautiful journey through the Pines and greenery. This route with 102 tunnels and 85 is mentioned under one of the heritage sites. The train moves at a very slow pace due to the upward climb buys passengers more time to admire the scenic beauty.
7. Journey from Madgaon to Mumbai – Mandovi Express route
A beautiful train journey of about 11 hours, including many tunnels, bridges, streams, lush green hills and more through the Western Ghats! The train departs from Mumbai to Goa and crosses Madgaon, Ratnagiri,Thane and other places.
8. Guwahati-Silchar rout
The train departs between Dibrugarh in Assam and Lalgarh Junction in West Bengal. Its total distance is about 3118 kilometers, but the journey from Guwahati to Silchar is simply the world!
9. Kashmir Valley Railways
The Kashmir Valley Railway offers an incredible journey through the northernmost snowy mountains of India and is one of India’s most special railway trips. The Jammu to Udhampur route crosses 20 major tunnels and 158 bridges, providing travelers with breathtaking views of the river, valley, mountains and forests. Qazigund-Srinagar-Baramulla crosses snow valleys and steep mountains, giving you a glimpse of the most beautiful peaks in Kashmir.
10. Tea Fields of Assam (Guwahati-Lumding-Silchar)
The Guwahati-Lumding-Silchar railway route crosses the lush green tea fields of Assam and crosses unimaginably beautiful rivers and valleys. This is an unforgettable and unique experience. The tea garden is framed by the contours of distant hills, which not only form a beautiful view, but also exude a unique aroma-making this play facility almost healing with its beauty.