Explore Vintage India with Glass Domed Train Rides
India is a land full of breathtaking attractions and magical destinations. The charm of this country is such that you are bound to fall in love with it. From beautiful beaches, enchanting temples to mesmerizing hill stations, there is no dearth of valuable gems in India. Every destination promises something unique and every journey let’s you take a piece of it with you. One such promising journey is in the Vistadome coaches of Indian Railways. This is an experience where you enjoy mesmerizing sites not just at the destination, but throughout the journey.
The Vistadome Coaches run in several regions in India, and have glass roof, LED lights, GPS-based info system and rotating seats among other features. There are large glass window that pampers passengers with a panoramic view of the sites. The glass-domed ceiling, automatic sliding doors and a multi-tier luggage rack add beauty and comfort to your entire voyage. Let us give you a tour of the destinations where you can enjoy this panoramically worthy ride.
Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley
The scenic train ride from Visakhapatnam to Araku Valley has always been a visual delight. With Vistadome coaches, the journey can be enjoyed with a 180 degree view of the beautiful sites throughout. A glass ceiling and an observation deck offer unadulterated views into the spectacular Ananthagiri Ghats, Borra Caves, Tyda, and not to forget the many tunnels and bridges along the way. The coach offers comfortable reclining seats that can rotate at 360 degrees, giving a well-rounded view of the trip to the valley.
Araku Valley is a perfect escape for the tired souls. With its high mountains, lush green forests, and a pleasing climate, this place offers relief from the monotonous city life. The serene and tranquil environs not only calm your soul but also make your inner soul happy.
Mumbai to Goa
This 11 hours long train journey is a delight to the eyes. From waterfalls to open forests and hills, the visuals make the entire ride worth it. The forests here are so deep that it is impossible to enjoy them on foot, and a Vistadome coach journey is the best way to experience them. The sunroof showers in plenty of daylight and the big windows ensure the views aren’t restricted. The views around are so peacefully calming that you are going to enjoy an unperturbed ride. An interesting thing about this train journey is that this coach has an electronically controlled glass roof that can be made transparent for a great view.
Admire the lush Western Ghats and the beautiful Konkan region, as your train whistles through valleys and tunnels. One of the most exciting views is offered by observation deck at the rear, with a wide-angle vista of the Western Ghats as the train speeds along.
Kalka- Shimla Toy Train
The glass roof train between Kalka and Shimla makes for one of the best rail journeys in India. As you gawk at the surreal mountain landscapes, the glass roof will transport you to a state of trance, especially during the times of snow and rainfall. If you are an ardent lover of scenic train journeys, you ought to put this magical experience on your list. The fully air-conditioned Vistadome coach comes with cushioned wooden furnishings to give you a vintage feeling and designer LED lights to spice up the interiors.
Darjeeling Himalayan Railway
The Darjeeling Toy Train, officially known as the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, lets you travel through the lower reaches of the Eastern Himalayas to the rolling hills and lush green tea plantations of Darjeeling. The glass roof coaches here conjure you with mesmerizing sunrise, the untouched beauty of the hills, with a hint of the old world charm. To explore this UNESCO World Heritage Site with a journey full of panoramic views is the best way to unearth the magic of Darjeeling. This scenic hill station is the perfect getaway for a romantic honeymoon and is just around 700 kilometres away from Kolkata.