What better way to explore the most mysterious and breathtaking places with a train journey? The train is undoubtedly one of the best gifts of the industrial revolution. Although it is not preferred due new transportation facilities which has entered our lives, it always has a fascinating atmosphere. If you are passionate about a true train journey, then take a look the routes below!
The Ghan, Australia
The Ghan Train in Australia offers you a wonderful experience. This train, attracting attention with its magnificent upholstery, departs from Adelaide and arrives to Darwin. On this 3,000 km journey, fascinating places are visited.
The Jungfrau, Switzerland
If you are saying ‘’I would like a short journey, but do not want to be deprived of exquisite scenery”, then, The Jungfrau awaits you. One of the highest train journeys, Jungfrau, reaches exactly 3,454 meters. This journey between Kleine Scheidegg and Jungfraujoch is exactly 10 km long. On this tour you can see the Aletsch Glacier and Bernese Alps, you will witness all the beauty of the Swiss villages.
Trans Siberian, Russia
The Trans Siberian Railway, which has a route between the capital Moscow and Vladivostok, is about 10,000 km long. You will witness every aspect of nature during the 7 days journey.
The Bergen Railway, with a 371 km route, is an important Norwegian route. The route from Bergen to Honefoss is 1,222 meters high. More than 300 bridges and more than 200 tunnels are passed through on this journey.
Flam Railway is a route with a length of 20 km. But during this journey, you will witness the best of Western Norway. The train journey starting from the town of Flam at the end of Aurlandsfjord, ends in Myrdal. This train journey, which is quite steep, climbs to 863 meters.
Le Petit Train Jaune, France
Le Petit Train Jaune in France starts at Villefranche De Conflent and arrives at Latour De Carol. This route, which is 63 km long, ends on the Spanish border. As you witness the wonderful natural beauties throughout the journey, you see important things like Pont Gisclard suspension bridge.
Ella – Kandy, Sri Lanka
Ella Kandy Treni, oldukça rağbet gören bir tren. Tickets for a total of 8 hours of travel are exhausted weeks before. There are 3 options for the trip. While there are comfortable choices in the first class, there are some more normal services offered in the third class.
California Zephyr, USA
Traveling from Chicago to San Francisco, California Zephyr is on this route for exactly 52 hours. This 4,000-kilometer journey is a great opportunity to explore the USA.
The Jacobite, United Kingdom
The Jacobite Train, which we know from the Harry Potter series, travels for 66 kilometers. You will witness the magnificent scenery as you pass through the valleys on this route. You will see all the beauties of the mountains and lakes to the very finest detail.
TranzAlpine, New Zealand
TranzAlpine allows you to witness the spectacular scenery with its five-hour journey. When you reach the city of Greymouth from the capital South Islan you have the opportunity to see the beauties you have never seen before.