A bucket list item in it’s own right, the famous blue trains in Sri Lanka are a must for any traveller visiting this small coconut island! You will wind round hills, tea fields, villages and take in endless breathtaking views the whole way.
If you haven’t factored in a train ride during your trip to Lanka, stop what your doing and change your plans! Trust me, you can’t miss this.
The most famous of these train journey’s is the haul from Kandy to Ella and back. So, if you’re going to do just one train or your stuck for time, make this it.
Train travel in Sri Lanka is some of the most cost effective and efficient means of transport and it doesn’t feel like travelling as you’ll be having too much fun hanging out of the train and admiring the backdrop anyway!
Here’s a guide to taking the famous blue trains in Sri Lanka, including prices, booking and what carriage to take if you wanna perform your own stunts :P