When you talk about India, railways are something that comes on your lips apparently. Indian railways are an integral part of life for Indians. Whether it is shuttling between offices to house or going on vacations; trains always support the passengers in the best possible way. You can see people of all age groups travelling in trains.
Maybe the trends are of air journeys but there are a lot of people who still love train journeys. After all, what else a traveller wants when he gets to witness some beautiful panoramic vistas. In the season of monsoon the train journeys become even more intense. You get to see breath-taking sites outside your windows. If you want to take a train journey this monsoon then below are a few routes that you might like to experience.
Kalka to Shimla
In case you have never taken the toy train ride from Kalka to Shimla during the time of monsoons, you have not really relished the real beauty of this journey. Travelling on this beautiful narrow gauge railway during the time of rainy season draw your attention towards the luxuriant beauty of Shimla and surrounding hill towns. The scenery is brought back to life by olive green trees and denser bushes. It looks like a canvas of beautiful paintings. You feel as if God is rushing the scenes especially for you.
Thiruvananthapuram to Mumbai
There cannot be a better railway route in India if you want to experience an amazing monsoon train journey. The trains from Thiruvananthapuram to Mumbai pass through the Western Ghats; it is one of the olive green belts in the country. While you are going to be enchanted by lush green landscape of Ghats on one hand, the views of Arabian Sea will leave you enchanted while your train slowly approaches Mumbai. Different tunnels, bridges, farms, rivers and hamlets add to the charm and beauty of this memorable journey. And don’t forget to munch on the food for train journey. Beautiful sites and scrumptious food; what else one can ask for!
Bengaluru to Goa
The track itself is enough to prompt you about the green belt of country. The train journey from Bengaluru to Vasco-da-Gama in Goa carries you from flatlands of South Karnataka to land of coconut trees and sea beaches in a journey via a scenic landscape that displays rain-saturated beauty of the region’s flora. It is coupled with various splashing waterfalls that come on way. The chief highlight from the route is well known Dudhsagar Falls. It is the fall that recently got fame after the movie of Shah Rukh Khan named Chennai Express was shot there. The entire journey fells like a trip through different greeneries, beautiful sites and rivers. The moment you look at the splashing sites flapping outside your window; you get a sense of freshness and merriment.
Thus, do you think you should make it to monsoon journeys? Come on, these journeys fill you with rejuvenation and merriment. If you already are going any of these spots, pick a train and enjoy the natural movie that unfolds at your window!