You all have memories of reaching a railway station, purchasing a few magazines, comics and packs of snacks, and of course fighting for window seat. Well, what else do you do? Are you missing out something?
Of course, you think about train running status live, tickets, and rush and all but what else? Here, don’t you feel you should think about routes too? There are many train routes out there that can be explode for a more exciting and beautiful experience. There are many places that can give you a great experience but these routes make them even more memorable. Below are a few routes that should be on your train traveling list.
Vasco Da Gama to Londa
The trip from Vasco Da Gama in Goa to the place named Londa in Karnataka caters you the contentment you can just derive by witnessing pristine Goan hamlet’s zoo by your window. The route moves up to Western Ghats with the site changes to lavish greenery and splashing mountains. As the vegetation diminishes, beautiful waterfalls steal the show; you get the refreshing sprinkles of water on face because of the force it is pouring with. The finest time to go on this exciting train journey is after monsoon when you can relish the pulsating red colour of clay soil.
A small and sweet train journey, but one flooded with scrumptious sensory ticklers, the exciting journey takes you via coconut trees and gliding past characteristic Tamil and Keralite style. Gopurams and elaborately decorated temples cross over to welcome typical and beautiful Keralite churches and a completely different chic of architecture. The train ride goes on indeed South India’s most picturesque locations. You are surely going to get glimpse of some outstanding spots and hypnotic places.
The train that links you to both these exciting and special spots Mumbai and Goa is one that gives a similarly gorgeous experience running between Sahyadri Hills on one side and Arabian Sea on other. People are always talking about these two exciting places. One for its glamorous and packed life and the other for the holiday mood it sets you in. Sailing through ninety two tunnels and on two thousand bridges, this exciting route caters you worthy moments after every few seconds with infinite stretches of water, wonderful paddy tones and hamlets under the shades of coconut trees. Ah, it is always a delight going on this route.
Matheran Hill Railway
Matheran is the only heritage railway in Maharashtra, but still it is a favourite among both the people form Mumbai and the ones from outside. It is relished for peace and tranquil environment it caters. This narrow gauge rail line was constructed by Akbar Peerbhoy back between years 1901 to 1907. The route runs through huge paths of forest territory and encompasses a complete distance of 20 kilometres. Whether you are alone or with family and friends, this beautiful journey shall definitely take your mind off from the burdensome things and you would take a sigh of relief.
So, there are exciting, lonely, uphill and beautiful routes out there that should not be missed in India. These were a few of the routes that would make your train diaries absolutely enhanced.