9 Most Scenic Train Journeys In India

Darjeeling Himalayan Railway: Also known as the "Toy Train", this railway line connects New Jalpaiguri in West Bengal to Darjeeling, passing through breathtaking views of tea plantations, lush forests, and snow-capped mountains.

Kalka-Shimla Railway: This UNESCO World Heritage Site connects Kalka to Shimla, passing through 102 tunnels, 87 bridges, and numerous picturesque stations and landscapes.

Konkan Railway: This railway line connects Mumbai to Mangalore, passing through the stunning Konkan Coast, with views of the Arabian Sea, lush forests, and picturesque villages.

Nilgiri Mountain Railway: This railway line connects Mettupalayam to Ooty, passing through lush tea plantations, dense forests, and stunning valleys, offering breathtaking views of the Nilgiri Mountains.

Kangra Valley Railway: This narrow-gauge railway line connects Pathankot to Jogindernagar, passing through the scenic Kangra Valley, with views of the Dhauladhar Range and the Beas River.

Matheran Hill Railway: This narrow-gauge railway line connects Neral to Matheran, passing through stunning landscapes of mountains, waterfalls, and lush forests.

Mandapam-Rameswaram: This railway line connects Mandapam to Rameswaram, passing over the iconic Pamban Bridge, offering stunning views of the Bay of Bengal and the town of Rameswaram.

South Western Ghats: This railway line connects Mangalore to Hassan, passing through the stunning Western Ghats, with views of the lush forests, waterfalls, and valleys.

Jammu–Baramulla line: This railway line connects Jammu to Baramulla, passing through the scenic Kashmir Valley, with views of the snow-capped Pir Panjal mountains and the Jhelum River.