Many of us believe that train rides are the safest one, but here we introduce you most magnificent and breathtaking train rides in the world, which are perhaps mind blowing due to striking stretches in their routes. Take a look at the 10 most magnificent and Breathtaking Train Rides You’ll definitely wanna take.
1. The Golden Eagle, Trans-Siberian Railway
This is the longest train route in the world running all the way from Moscow to Vladivostok which covers 8 time zones and two continents.
2. Maharajas Express (India)
The Maharajas’ Express is the most expensive luxury train in the world, which is owned and operated by IRCTC. It runs on 5 circuits covering more than 12 destinations across North-West and Central India.
3. Glacier Express, Switzerland
It is a day trip through mountain landscapes, resorts, deep gorges, valleys which crosses 91tunnels and 291 bridges.The train travels from Zermatt to Davos or St. Moritz in around seven hours.
4. Eastern & Oriental Express, South East Asia
This train travels from Singapore to Bangkok which gives you a eye soothing view of the mystical landscapes of Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Laos.
5. Empire Builder, USA
This is one among the magnificent and breathtaking train journeys where the current route of empire builder runs from Chicago, Illinois, to The Pacific Northwest. This is a passenger train operated by Amtrak in Midwestern and Northwestern United States.
6. Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, India
The railway is about 74 kilometers long that runs between New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling on Narrow gauge of 2feet in the Indian state of West Bengal, India.
7. El Chepe (Mexico)
Copper Canyon Railway features 36 bridges and 87 tunnels along its 655 km length.
8. Hiram-Bingham Orient Express (Peru)
This is a one day round trip, which takes the passengers for an unforgettable ride through the lush Urubamba river valley. The express links you through Peru, Cusco and Machu Picchu in one day itself.
9. The Grand Canyon Railway (US)
Since 1901, the Grand Canyon Railway has charmed millions of people from around the world which takes you from Williams to Grand Canyon Village at the South Rim.
10. Tranzalpine (New Zealand)
Travels from Christchurch to GreyMouth, this is a one way journey of 223 kilometers which takes about four and a half hour and takes you through 19 tunnels with Staircase Via duct being 73 meters high.
These were the most magnificent and Breathtaking Train Rides you’ll definitely wanna try once. So, have you experienced any one among them?