10 Most Scenic Train Journeys in the World

BANGALORE: Do you love train journeys? And looking out through the window at the sweeping landscapes? Then, here is a compilation of 10 train journeys that will take you through stunning spectacles-snow clad mountain peaks, vast deserts, lush green farmlands, pristine countryside, sun kissed vineyards and picturesque Mughal architecture. Most of these trains will pamper you with lavish meals and a few of them will help you taste a piece of history with their vintage dining cars or coal fired engines running on narrow gauge.

Maharaja Express (India):
Scenic Train Journeys

Recognized as one of the world's leading luxury trains, Maharaja Express promises to provide the traveler 'a heady mix of World Heritage Sites, wildlife, art, culture and royalty'. From among the 5 itineraries, the Heritage of India journey is perhaps most sought after. This 7 nights and 8 days journey starts from Mumbai through Ajanta, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Ranthambore, Agra and finally winds up at Delhi. During the journey you'll get to see the ancient caves of Ajanta, the magnificent forts built by the Rajputs in Udaipur and Jodhpur, the majestic palaces in the 'pink city' Jaipur, sand dunes of the Thar and finally, the Taj Mahal-the universal symbol of love and the crown jewel of Mughal architecture.
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