5 Scenic Train Journeys In India You Need To Take In 2023

by Shreya Ghosh
5 Scenic Train Journeys In India You Need To Take In 2023

India is home to some of the most mesmerising train journeys and the scenic rides can surely give good competition to some of the world’s most beautiful train rides. If you love to travel on trains and enjoy the panoramic views of the charming nature surrounding you throughout the route, you are here for an absolute treat. Here are 5 of the country’s most spectacular rail rides that you surely need to go on!

Most Picturesque Train Journeys In India That Needs To Be On Your Bucket List:

1. Jammu-Udhampur

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A scenic journey of 2 hours between Jammu and Udhampur is an experience of a lifetime. The surroundings are unbelievable and the train ride also comes with lots of adventurous experiences. This track is quite thrilling in a rugged area and severe cold weather.

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2. Kalka-Shimla

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The Himalayan Queen Express takes the passengers on a picturesque train journey of 5 hours covering 96 km. Passing through meadows, mountains, valleys, verdant forests, and waterfalls, the panoramic views from this train ride are alluring. You can even hop on Kalka-Shimla Railway, Shivalik Deluxe Express, and Shivalik Queen to travel.

3. New Jalpaiguri-Darjeeling

The breathtaking train journey between Darjeeling and New Jalpaiguri looks straight out of a postcard. A journey of about 8 hours, the ride passes through mountains, tea plantations, and even the magical views of snow-covered Mount Kanchenjunga. Also, Darjeeling Himalayan Railway is inscribed to the UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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4. Vasco Da Gama-Londa

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A stunning train journey between Goa’s Vasco Da Gama to Karnataka’s Londa is a marvellous experience. Passing through the tunnels surrounded by lush greenery and mesmerising waterfalls, the route between these two destinations looks absolutely amazing. The biggest attraction of this journey is the Dudhsagar falls. 

5. Vizag-Araku

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The train ride between Vizag and Araku is a wonderful experience climbing up the hills and passing through tunnels. The views are exceptional and are a refreshing treat to the yes. As you move towards your destination, the beauty grows more and more adding a different charm to your journey.

Have you explored any of these remarkable train journeys yet? If yes, share your experiences!

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