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.

Versam, GR / Switzerland – 30. July 2019: hikers and the Rhaetian railway on the banks of the Rhine River in the Ruinaulta Gorge in the Swiss Alps

#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.

Long freight train Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) moving along Bow river in Canadian Rockies ,Banff National Park, Canadian Rockies,Canada.

#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.

Traveling on the Tranzalpine Railway on South Island of New Zealand. TranzAlpine railway connects Christchurch with Greymouth in the South Island of New Zealand. It is regarded to be one of the world’s great train journeys for the scenery through which it passes.

#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.

Lake Baikal, Siberia, Russia, 22nd June 2006,. The famous Trans-Siberian Express passenger train, is seen in this picture skirting the rugged shores of Lake Baikal during midsummer, towards its final destination of 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.

Reflection in train window of Flamsbana mountain railway in Flam, Norway.

#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.

Machu Picchu is a 15th-century Inca citadel, located in the Eastern Cordillera of southern Peru, on a 2,430-metre (7,970 ft) mountain ridge. It is located in the Cusco Region, Urubamba Province, Machupicchu District, above the Sacred Valley, which is 80 kilometres (50 mi) northwest of Cuzco.

#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.

“Alice Springs, Australia – February 2, 2004: The first Ghan passenger train to Darwin departs Alice Springs with the spectacular MacDonnell Ranges in the background. The extra long VIP train is mid-way through its inaugural 2969km transcontinental journey from Adelaide in the South to Darwin in the North. The first train departed Adelaide February 1 and arrived in Darwin to a huge welcome on February 3, 2004. The journey from the Mediterranean South through Australias Red Centre to the tropical Top End takes the Ghan 54hrs. The Ghans symbol is a camel and its handler, in recognition of the pioneering Afghan cameleers who opened up the outback of Australia in the mid-19th century.”


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