Do you remember the childhood thrill of riding in a train, a Real one !
Yes, some of our childhood memories are filled with beautiful scenic journeys done through the Indian Railways and we haven’t met anyone in India who hasn’t yet travelled by the Railways.
So here are 5 Scenic routes, that just have to be taken on your next vacation or train journey:
1) Pamban Sea-Rail Bridge, Rameshwaram
The Pamban Bridge is also known as the Blue Sea Bridge and is the 2nd Longest train route of India. It connects Rameshwaram on Pamban Island to Tamil Nadu and it is one of the most thrilling train journeys that imbibes a sense of Adventure.
2) Nilgiri Mountain Train, Ooty
What’s special about this train route? This is a Steam train since 1908 and still runs the same route. One ride on this train and you will be transported back to the British Raj. The famous ‘ Chaiya Chaiya’ song was shot on this train.
3) Snow Train Srinagar to Baramulla
Spell binding view of Kashmir can be experienced through this train ride. It stops often when it runs through thick snow covered tracks, but the wait is well worth it.
4) Aroma Trains of Assam
Assam’s tea plantations fill this train route with beautiful aromas. Not only the fragrant aspect, but the river valleys and deep thick plantations on either side make this train journey mesmerizing.
5) Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
Declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, this toy train ride from Jalpaiguri to Darjeeling is simply amazing.
These breathtakingly beautiful railway routes are a must try for every Indian !