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Top 10 Most Beautiful Train Ride In The World - Scenic View By Train

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  • 16 Oct 2023
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The train journey can be fascinating if it runs along the periphery of cities; crossing the vast landforms, with the wilderness. In a desolate environment, rail touches the beauty of nature.

Like a train, with its huffing locomotive, carrying the bogies across tough terrain which ensures that the journey is truly a memory to cherish.

Some of the Most Scenic Train ride giving you a Unique Way to See the World. So take a look at 10 of the most beautiful train journey in the world.

1. Belmond Hiram Bingham, Peru

Route : Poroy Station - Urubamba Station - Ollantaytambo Station - Machu Picchu Station

Duration : 3 hours 50 minute

Train rides can be tiring but when you are traveling by one of the most beautiful tracks like BELMOND HIRAM BINGHAM then you enjoy it perfectly. It is one of the most luxurious trains that offer the train ride in the beautiful city of Peru’s Machu Picchu.

Cusco, as we know, is one of the ancient cities and also the Capital of Peru, the train ride starts from here. The train takes you to the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Andes Mountains.


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2. Glacier Express, Switzerland

Route : Zermatt - Brig - Andermatt - Chur-St. Moritz - Davos

Duration : 7 hours 30 minutes

The Glacier Express work as a bridge between two mountain resorts: Zermatt and St. Moritz. The train ride takes you through 91 tunnels and 291 bridges. The total distance is 290 km and it takes 7½ hours to cover the distance.

It is one of the most beautiful train rides around the world where you can witness stunning beauty that includes mountain lakes and Swiss Alps. The train crosses the Oberalp Pass at 6,706 feet high as ride starts. It is one of the slowest trains as it takes you to the world's best known scenic train.


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3. Konkan Railway, India

Route : Mumbai (CST) - Roha - Veer - Khed - Chiplun - Ratnagiri - Rajapur - Kudal - Sawantwadi - Pernem - Vema - Madgaon - Cancona - Karwar - Ankola - Honnavar - Bhatkal - Kundapura - Udupi - Thokur - Mangalore

Duration : 8 Hours 30 Minutes

Goa-Karnataka border is one of the most spectacular train rides that take you to the Dudhsagar falls which is a 600 m long waterfall. The waterfall looks like the milk falling from heights andmake your trip worth your money.

The passengers on board take the train ride to watch the mesmerizing view of Dudhsagar waterfalls. Konkan railways definitely change the Indian railway's reputation to the best and it is also pride train route for Indians.

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4. Southern Railway, India

Route : Chennai - Madurai - Trichy - Salem - Palakkad - Thiruvananthapuram

Southern Railway, providing its services since 1951 and this incredible train ride takes you to the Pamban Bridge which connects southern part of India. The train ride covers most important states like Tamilnadu, Kerala, Pondicherry and connects to small part of Andhra Pradesh. These are the most naturally rich states of Tamil Nadu. India is known for its beauty and when you have train rides to experience this beauty then nothing can beat that.


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5. El Chepe, Mexico

Route : Chihuahua - Cuauhtémoc  -Creel - Divisadero - Posada Barrancas - Bahuichivo/Cerocahui - Témoris - El Fuerte - Los Mochis

Duration : Less than a day

Crossing into the mesmerizing site of  Sierra Tarahumara, El Chepe is one of the popular beautiful rides in the world. The train is also famous as Ferrocarril Chihuahua al Pacífico, in northern Mexico it is the major rail line that connects the Chihuahua City, to don't Los Mochis and it's port. Mexico is a beautiful city and taking a train ride gives you the real essence of Mexico.


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6. Blue Train, South Africa

Route : Cape town – Wellington – Worcester – Matjestontein - Beaufort West - De Aar – Kimberley – Klerksdorp - Pretoria

Duration : 2 Days

Crossing through the major spread mountains that rule the South African region, the Blue Train makes the heart of South African railways. This 27-hour train journey crossing 1600 km passes across excellent landscapes and is indeed a treat for the eyes. The blue train is known for its luxurious hospitality since 1946. The train looks mesmerizing with distinctive sapphire-blue carriages that make it look royal.


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7. Rocky Mountaineer, Canada

Route : Seattle – Vancouver – Whistler – Quesnel – Jasper – Kamloops – Banff - Calgary

Duration : 4 days and more

To see the best western Canada you must take a Rocky Mountaineer train ride which does not only take you to beautiful Canada but also its jaw-dropping heights and difficult terrains makes it an attraction to many visitors. The train takes you to some of the most beautiful places in Canada from Seattle to Vancouver to Calgary and these are also prominent destinations of Canada.


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8. Trans-Harz Railway, Germany

Trans-Harz Railway has the steam engine and it is the best part of this train because it resembles the dreamy fantasies we have in our childhood and it makes that come true.The 60 km track of Trans-Harz Railway covers from North to South of Germany.

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The beautiful scenery of the Harz all collected in dreamy white is the real love for the wanderlusts as the narrow gauge ride crosses past the sweeping landscapes. To experience the most mesmerizing train ride you must take this 132 km ride and enjoy the scenic beauty.


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9. The Bergen Railway, Norway

Route : Oslo – Asker – Drammen – Hokksund – Vikersund – Honefoss – Flå – Nesbyen - Gol-Al- Geilo – Ustaoset – Haugastøl - Finse - Hallingskeid - Myrdal - Upsete - Mjølfjell - Voss-Dale - Arna - Bergen

Duration : 7 hours

The 371 km line is correctly named as one of the most beautiful train journeys in the world. The train takes you to the most beautiful plateaus and beautiful nature in the serenity of Norway.

In northern Europe, the Bergen Railway from Oslo to Bergen is one of the highest railways. While traveling through this train you will experience Norway's most beautiful landscapes.

Daily 4 rides are available between Bergen and Oslo, even overnight journeys are also available and it is practical but people take a day journey to experience scenic beauty. The train journey is 7 hours long that passes through 180 tunnels and has 22 stoppages.

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10. Rovos Rail, South Africa


  • Cape Town to Dar es Salaam
  • Pretoria to Swakopmund
  • Pretoria to Cape Town
  • Pretoria to Durban
  • Pretoria to Victoria Falls

Ravos rail is one of the most famous and expensive trains that take you to some of the best South African sites. The train is one of the most luxurious rail journeys and provides a 5-star stay with all the royal amenities.

The route is filled with beautiful sites and out of that Victoria Falls is a noticeable attraction while traveling through this route. To experience giant valleys, narrow alleys, and dense forests in one journey then one must take the Ravos rail route.


These are some of the most famous rails journeys that make your travel worth and take you to some of the most beautiful places. The train rides provide a route that is best and beautiful. If you like to explore new places in most adventures way then you must take these above train rides.

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