The train ride is a magical experience that everyone loves. There’s nothing more romantic than a train ride with impressive landscapes. This beautiful experience enhanced both inside and outside of the train. Beautiful landscapes, beautiful people, a variety of foods, the sound of steel wheels, and wonderful adventurous feelings help to make such a remarkable experience. So, these are the 7 most amazing scenic journeys in the world.
#1.Glacier Express – Switzerland
The Glacier Express is a direct train connecting Switzerland’s most scenic mountain resorts Zermatt and St Moritz via Andermatt. Glacier Express is the most ideal method to enjoy the stunning landscapes of the Swiss Alps. This amazing train is known as the slowest express train in the world. It is 8 hours long journey through the center of the Swizz Alps, over 291 bridges, through 91 tunnels. It travels the 291km long journey and passes its highest point on the Oberalp Pass at 2033m (6670ft) and the longest tunnel is 15.4km long. During this ride, you can experience Switzerland’s Alpine meadows, pristine mountain lakes, and picture-perfect hamlets.
#2.Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West- Canada
Rocky Mountaineer’s First Passage to the West- Canada covers the most beautiful scenery of southern British Columbia, between Vancouver and Banff so it is one of the most scenic train rides in Canada. This wonderful train travels through the legendary spiral tunnels, dramatic canyons, snow-capped mountains, and glistening ocean waters. And also, there’s an overnight stay in the lakeside city of Kamloops.
#3.TranzAlpine – New Zealand
The TranzAlpine is one of the world’s great train journeys between Christchurch and the historic former gold mining town of Greymouth. This 223 kilometers long journey covers, edges of the ice-fed Waimakariri river, southern Alps, native beach forest, and majestic Canterbury Plains and the journey is less than 5 hours.
#4.The Trans-Siberian Express
Trans-Siberian railway is among the world’s largest rail routes and it crosses 6 time zones and passes 5772 miles. This train is connected to Russia, Mongolia, and China. This 8-day journey takes passengers through the famous red square in Moscow, Paris of Siberia, the breathtaking blue water of Lake Baikal, the Kremlin in Kazan, and the forbidden Vladivostok.
#5.The Flam Line
The Flame route is just about an hour-long journey. So it may not be an epic but it is one of the world’s best scenic journeys. This amazing journey starts in the tiny village of Flam in the Sognefjord. This train path runs through fabulous Rallar road, deep ravines, breathtaking waterfalls, steep mountains, and 20 tunnels. This stunning one-hour journey is filled with picture-perfect scenes so keep your camera throughout the journey.
#6.Hiram Bingham Orient Express
This exclusive train runs from Cuzco to the world-famous historical Inca city of Machu Picchu. The train is traveling along with a stunning vale of winding Urubamba river, snow-capped Andean peaks, and the tiny village of Ollantaytambo. This luxury journey includes an afternoon 5-star lunch and exclusive overnight stay at the Sanctuary Lodge hotel.
#7.The Ghan – Australia
The Ghan travels from Darwin in the north to Adelaide through pure landscapes. The total journey is almost 2000 miles long. It takes you from the lush, tropical coastline of the northern territory, majestic red-hued rocks of the McDonnell Ranges, the quirky desert town of Alice Springs, and the fertile plains of South Australia. It’s 3 days and 2 nights journey and you will find elegant private cabins, sumptuous dining, and attractive service.