8 Top Amazing Indian Train Journeys

8 Top Amazing Indian Train Journeys

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[Updated on Jan 2016]

Travelling by train is a quite essential Indian experience. But some Journeys are so amazing that keeps in memories for lifelong. Trains offer a smoother ride than buses and are especially recommended for long journeys. There are around 6900 train stations scattered across the country. Roughly 1.5 million workers are employed in railways.

Indian Railways operates trains to various hill stations in India. Traveling on them is an enjoyable experience, with the tiny trains passing through tunnels, over bridges, around curves and loops amid spectacular scenery.

Here are the lists of 8 Top Amazing Indian Train Journeys:

8. Goa Express

(Vasco da Gama, Goa to Londa, Karnataka)

Travel Time: 3 hours 30 mins

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The Goa Express is a super fast train run by Indian Railways. It offers to watch pristine Goan villages’ zoop by your window. It gives so much satisfaction to mind. Moving forward to Western Ghats,the scene changes to lush greenery and endless curves of the mountains. As the vegetation decreases, the waterfall increases.

7. Dibrugarh Rajdhani Express

(New Jalpaiguri, West Bengal to Tinsukia, Ledo, Assam)

Travel Time: 18 hours

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Generally, this journey involves two trains. Starting from West Bengal, Rajdhani reaches to Assam in few time, tea plantations and vast stretches of emerald green paddy can be seen on both the sides. As night falls, the train approach to Guwahati and sweeps past the Brahmaputra river.

From Tinsukia, the morning passenger train blasts through magnificent and fascinating landscape. Before reaching the end you can closely see from the window what the people are eating in breakfast.

6. Nizamuddin Duronto Express

(Pune, Maharashtra to New Delhi)

Travel Time: 20 hours

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The Duronto Express cuts six hours off the normal 26-hour journey from Pune to Delhi.  It covers a excellent route with the most varied topography and the on-board service is excellent. And the trains are derailment-proof! Passengers are also offered tasty meals.

5. Mandovi Express

(Madgaon, Goa to Mumbai, Maharashtra)

Travel Time: 12 hours 15 mins

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Konkan Railway is sandwiched between the Sahyadri hills and the Arabian sea, it is a stunning route up to Mumbai that hugs India’s southwest coastline. It passes through 92 tunnels to makes it’s way through mountains and crosses 2000 bridges over hundreds of rivers.

4. Indian Maharaja Deccan Odyssey

(Pune, Maharashtra to New Delhi)

Travel Time: 10 night’s tour

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This railway gives you feeling How the Maharajas travel in the past? Obviously it is not a cheap train. The specialty of train is its multi cuisine dining and library which makes the guest entertained. The splendid beauty can be feel in this air-conditioned luxury train.

 3. Island Express

(Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu to Trivandrum, Kerala)

Travel Time: 2 hours 15 mins

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From Kanyakumari when train starts, it passes through dense greenery, tightly-packed palm trees which are specialty of Kerala, the train runs with aroma. Then you pass through the little churches and houses built in artistic Kerala architecture. This journey makes you feel the mesmerizing beauty.

3. Himalayan Queen

(Kalka, Haryana to Shimla, Himachal Pradesh)

Travel Time: 5 hours 10 mins

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India’s enchanting metre-gauge railway passes from 102 tunnels, 87 bridges and 900 curves. It was built in 1903 when English ladies would take their leave of the heat and “summer” in Shimla. The train stops frequently to let the passengers step out and enjoy the scenes and refreshments at the local stations.

1. Golden Chariot

(Bangalore, Karnataka to Goa)

Travel Time: 9 nights

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The train passes Karnataka, and then it stops at tourist spots such as Kabini wildlife sanctuary, heritage sites of history of Hampi and Badami. You can the see the beautiful scenario of sunset over the hills, peaking through forests on the evening before arriving in Goa.

These are the top India railway routes where you will definitely enjoy the travel. You will get the amazing journeys here. You can feel the lap of nature from inside the train.

In India, almost every region, be it north, south or central offers himachal tour by magnificent trains with great fun and adventure. In very short, IndiaVisitOnline is the best way to explore all the Indian attractions with ease by Indian Railways.

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