Since ages trains have been the most thrilling mode of transportation that have opened doors to the world, giving us glimpses of the most spectacular sceneries on the planet. A train journey is one of the finest ways to experience and explore countless cultural values and creation.
It’s an unparalleled experience of a lifetime that cannot be acquired by any other means of transport. Here are few exclusive and exceptionally panoramic, yet monumental train journeys you can embark on.
Bernina Express, Switzerland
Soak up the staggering Alpine views by relaxing behind gigantic windows of the Bernina Express. You can witness one of the most heavenly vistas while travelling from northern Europe to the southern. On this route, your eyes explore two of the most stunning World Heritage places – the Bernina and the Albula. As the train sweeps through the glorious glaciers of Switzerland and waving palms of Italy, you just sit back in awe.
Talyllyn Railway, Wales
Running away like a joyful doe, piercing its way through the flourishing Fathew Valley, the Talyllyn Railway is a significant narrow-gauge that makes its mark in the charming countryside of Mid Wales. The train cuts its way through the Dolgoch Falls, the line that once carried slate from the mines.
Rocky Mountaineer, Canada
Canada’s majestic outdoors comprise of the mighty Rocky Mountaineer. Just follow a route from Vancouver to Calgary and marvel at the jaw-dropping wilderness, tempestuous rivers and lakes. If you are enjoying the spectacle through the glass dome on the top of the train offered by the Gold Leaf Car, you’re in for a treat.
TranzAlpine, New Zealand
The TranzAlpine route gives you 4.5 hours of breathtaking landscape right from the Christchurch garden city to the jagged wilderness of Greymouth. Take in the forest views and farmlands bringing back memories when you saw The Lord of the Rings.
California Zephyr, USA
It’s beautiful, its’ long and gifted with panoramic views! Thanks to the California Zephyr blessed with mountain lakes, pine forests and snow capped slopes on your way. Watch the train ascending over Denver Mountains from the large panoramic windows and sit back in amazement.
…to be continued! Be tuned!