Sri Lanka train journeys

Train travel in Sri Lanka is perhaps the best way to see the country. Almost all railway tracks had introduced during the colonial period.The hill country ride in Sri Lanka, which is considered to be one of the most picturesque train journeys in the world.

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The most popular train journey in Sri Lanka – Kandy to Ella part

Kandy to Ella train trip is considered one of the most scenic train journeys in the world. Therefore we facilitate our clients to book observation deck, luxury air conditioned compartment, 1st class AC compartment or 2nd class non AC reserved seats. The train starts from Colombo Fort Railway station and it takes about 3 hours approximately to reach Kandy/Peradeniya Railway station where the scenic trip begins. The train would reach Ella approximately in six hours and the most scenic part of the train journey is from Hatton to Haputale. It will be a good idea for travelers who go to Adam’s Peak in Maskeliya or White Water Rafting in Kitulgala to join the train ride from Hatton station.

Train reservation options

Normal Passenger trains

Recently introduced 1st class air conditioned compartment also a good option. 2nd Class reserved seats are the last option. Following is the summary of available compartments/seats,

  • Observation saloon (Non AC) – Need to book in advance
  • 1st Class air conditioned – Need to book in advance
  • 2nd Class (Non AC) – advance bookings guarantees a seat

Viceroy Special Vintage Train Tours

A ride on this unique LUXURY STEAM TRAIN to Hill Capital is one of the most picturesque rail journeys in the world! As you journey through, in the modern and relaxing comfort, you are sure to witness and experience a way of life that has existed since time immemorial.