Top 10 Scenic Train Routes In The World

Traveling by train is a normal thing we use to do. But traveling in a train which offers luxurious amenities and the best scenic routes over the journey would be different. Here are the best 10 scenic routes in the World with World class amenities.

1. Palace on Wheels, India

Address: Ground Floor, Chandralok Building 36- Janpath, Minto Bridge Colony, Barakhamba, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India.

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Palace on Wheels, India Photo

Indian Railways makes your dream true that to travel in a luxury train in an association with Rajasthan Tourism department. The interior design has done which will give the ambiance of a Palace. There are 23 luxury coaches in this train with amenities like Restaurants offers you the international cuisines with Rajasthani ambiance, royal model furniture, handicrafts, paintings, etc. The train takes you to the landmarks in between Rajasthan and New Delhi like monuments, desert cities, forts, etc.

2. Glacier Express, Switzerland

Address: Bahnhofpl. 1, 7000 Chur, Switzerland.

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Glacier Express, Switzerland Photo

This amazing rail trip helps you to enjoy the real beauty of Switzerland through varied natural sceneries. You may feel like you are in fairyland. The Glacier express train connects two major towns of Switzerland; Zermatt and St. Moritz. The train passes through the Swiss Alps and covers 291 bridges and 91 tunnels and beautiful lakes. This is the slowest express train in the World so by sitting on the window seat you can enjoy the sceneries at its maximum.

3. First Passage to the West, Canada

Address: Moscow,Russia,Europe.

First Passage to the West, Canada Photo

One of the most scenic routes in the world; it touches east and West Canada. This trip takes you to historical sites, breathtaking mountains, canyons, lakes, waterfalls, etc. This train service is managed by Rocky Mountaineer and offers more than 65 packages for travelers. You will be given international cuisines, luxury stay and all other amenities that make your trip a memorable one.

4. The Ghan, Australia

Address: Adelaide Parkland Terminal, Richmond Rd, Keswick SA 5035, Australia.

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The Ghan, Australia Photo

The Ghan Train is managed by Great Southern Rail and the journey starts from Adelaide and Darwin Railway. The major points in the journey are Adelaide, Alice Springs, Katherine, and Darwin and from Alice Spring and Katherine passengers get a chance to take some other tours. There are Platinum Club Luxury Lounge also available for passengers for exclusive Platinum travelers with an advanced booking.

5. Trans-Siberian Railway - Russia

Address: Barashevskiy Pereulok, 12, Moscow, Russia, 105062.

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Trans-Siberian Railway - Russia Photo

This is the longest Rail line in the World with the length of 5772 miles. The journey connects the prominent cities like Moscow and Vladivostok with an affordable price. With this dream journey, passengers get connected to the main cities like Yaroslavsky Vokzal, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Lake Baikal, etc. The train offers you different types of services based on your choices like private compartments, excellent servicing of cuisines and unlimited natural sceneries.

6. West Highland Line, Glasgow to Mallaig - Scotland

West Highland Line, Glasgow to Mallaig - Scotland Photo

West Highland Line offers you the best scenic routes in Scotland. It connects Scottish Highland to Central Scotland. It takes you to the mountainous west coast of Scotland. In between the journey you can enjoy the sceneries by taking a window seat includes Rannoch Moor, Bridge of Orchy, Loch Treig, Glenfinnan Viaduct, Spean Bridge, etc.

7. The Flam Railway - Norway

Address: A-Feltvegen 11, 5743 Flåm, Norway.

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The Flam Railway - Norway Photo

Even though this is the shortest rail route with 10 stops, 20 tunnels, and one bridge. It passes through the natural valleys of Norway including Flamsdalen and Sognefjord. The mighty Kjosfossen is the highlight of this journey. The journey starts from the breath-taking mountain top, Myrdal station to the Farm Valleys. Throughout the journey, you may be able to see the amazing waterfalls, silent lakes, stunning views of mountains and valleys.

8. Belmond Hiram Bingham - Peru

Address: Carretera Hiram Bingham KM 7.5, Aguas Calientes, Peru.

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Belmond Hiram Bingham - Peru Photo

When you get into this luxury train, you may feel like you are in a luxury hotel, not a train. Such kinds of arrangements are made for passengers with luxury facilities. This pleasure journey takes you to the dreamland; Machu Picchu, Peru. It has two open cars for bar and for observation purpose on the open deck. You will get a chance to enjoy the local Peruvian drinks and dishes.

9. Transalpine - New Zealand

Address: Prechistenskaya Naberezhnaya, 3, Moscow, Russia, 119034.

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Transalpine - New Zealand Photo

Transalpine train route offers the best scenic spots in New Zealand. This 5 hours amazing journey will stay in your mind forever. You can find snow-capped mountains, rivers, waterfalls, gorges, tunnels, rainforests, etc. The journey starts from Christchurch and ends at Grey mouth. Does it cover the east coast and the West Coast of New Zealand's South Island.

10. Venice Simplon-Orient Express, Europe

Address: Santa Lucia Station, 30121 Venezia VE, Italy.

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Venice Simplon-Orient Express, Europe Photo

The luxury trip enables you to enjoy the best travel routes between London to Venice and across European cities. This is one of the most glamour trains in the World and gives you a different experience. It has luxury rooms with artworks, polished furniture, and a variety of dining options by enjoying the side sceneries, and of course, the journey helps to capture the most important landmarks in the cities in between.

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