From sri Lanka to Ja­pan, the must-ex­pe­ri­ence train jour­neys

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the jour­ney Trains are one of the eas­i­est and most com­fort­able ways to ex­plore this In­dian ocean gem, the most pic­turesque of these be­ing on the eastern Line, from Kandy to ella (a trip of about six hours). the At­trac­tion eas­ily the most scenic of the three lines, it weaves through the lush green hills and tea plan­ta­tions the re­gion is known for. stop at the sta­tions in be­tween, where lo­cals sell del­i­ca­cies like pineap­ple or mango with cin­na­mon or freshly made curry and rice. on Board First-class ob­ser­va­tion sa­loons are equipped with large win­dows – per­fect for tak­ing in the spec­tac­u­lar views.

Make sure to buy tick­ets in ad­vance to avoid dis­ap­point­ment (on­line book­ing is cur­rently not of­fered). rail­way.gov.lk

the scenic eastern line in sri lanka

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