There are many trains that run between different destinations. India is a country that is beautifully connected with its diverse places through Indian railways. There are plenty of options out there that can be used in trains. Whether it’s any type of inquiry or instant information; Indian railways provide the passengers with all the facilities to stay updated…
Explorers & travellers
If you are a true traveller or explorer then you must take train as a mode of transportation. There is no need to rely on aeroplane or any other mode in the presence of trains. You know trains give you a glimpse of all the beautiful sites and landscapes outside the windows. There are a few train journeys that you must not skip if you are in India. And yes, there is no need to crib about food or eatables because you can relish fresh and delicious food on train!
1. Pathankot – Jogindernagar
If you wish to explore and experience the thrills of Kangra Valley, the mesmeric river bridges, deep rooted gorges and exclusive flora, relish the pleasant but somewhat slow ride of 164 kms from Pathankot to Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh. The ride is going to acquaint you with some of the nicest and most gorgeous landscapes and sites.
2. Jammu to Baramulla
The awesome railway track connecting Jammu, Udhampur, Srinagar and Baramulla is not just a picturesque and fascinating one but it is also one of the most challenging railway projects. It is snuggled in the high earthquake intensity area with rolling and rugged terrain and very cold temperature.
3. Jaisalmer – Jodhpur
The Rajasthan trip which is always full of colours can have an extremely bright colour if you travel to Jaisalmer from Jodhpur in Delhi Jaisalmer Express. The time that the train Desert Queen takes is nearly six hours to reach destination. The trip isn’t monotonous because you get to see expanded topography such as typical desert landscape with xerophytic vegetation, rich yellow soil, dunes, and grazing camels and spread settlements of desert occupants.
4. Kalka to Shimla
Don’t say that you haven’t experienced this train ride ever in your life. Well if you really want to enjoy a picturesque valleys, sheer pathways and muddled meadows, travel to Shimla in this narrow gauge train. This small toy train, now believed to be as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, begins from Kalka and crosses 96 km upslope via 102 tunnels. Here the longest tunnel is situated at Barog. There are even 82 bridges, subterranean valleys, sharp curves, rolling bends, thick forests of deodar and rhododendron, oak and pine.
A couple of trains such as Siwalik, Himalayan Queen, Kalka-Shimla, Rail Motor and Siwalik Queen ply on this specific route. The trip is really enchanting but at a slow speed as the train rises the slope rhythmically via stations of Dharampur, Solan, Kandaghat, Tara Devi, Barog, Salogra, Totu and of course Summer Hill to reach summer capital. It is indeed one of the most enjoyable Indian train journeys.
So, don’t you feel that these train journeys should be on your travelled list? You would bag a lot of merriment and enjoyment through these destinations.