5 Cool Train Treks for Incredible Sights
This summer I am traveling back to Europe, and of course taking quite a few trains during my adventure. I love taking trains, not only for the scenery, but for the soak everything in, and prepare and dream about the next destination. Ready for your own train journey? Shin from Hostel Bookers has shared the most scenic train voyages and how to win European Rail passes!
Its official: the train is still the most romantic and glamorous way to travel. Whatever the destination, going by train makes your holiday all about the journey – below, we list 5 of the most spectacular rail lines in the world to make your trip go with a bang…
The Eastern & Oriental Express, SE Asia
This journey between Singapore and Bangkok combines style and luxury inside the carriages with rainforest and mountain views of Malaysia and Thailand outside.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, India
Travel on this World Heritage Site railway between New Jalpaiguri–Darjeeling for eye-popping views of the world’s third highest peak, Kanchenjunga.
Indian Pacific, Australia
SydneyNullarbor Plain. It goes 478km without a bend!
Trans-Siberian Railway, Russia
Devil's Nose railway, Ecuador
Sometimes it’s possible to sit on the roof of the train to better appreciate this epic journey between Riobamba to Sibambe in the Ecuadorian Andes.
Img: Jungle Boy
Time to try train travel? Enter the HostelBookers Facebook competition to win 10-day European rail passes every day between 9th - 18th May.