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Now the train can go into the clouds

August 7 2008

In the Argentine province of Salta private firm opened a travel route by train to the clouds. " Now everyone $ 140 can hike through the Andes by rail.

Much of the route - almost 500 miles in 15 hours - is at an altitude of more than 4 thousand meters above sea level. To climb mountains, the composition must overcome two dozen tunnels and 40 bridges. Many of the intersecting gorges have a depth of 100 meters. During the trip, and at bus stops tourists have the opportunity to enjoy the pristine nature of this protected corner on the north-west Argentina.

The train, a restaurant which offers delicious cuisine, runs along the route three times a week and also carries 180 travelers. Those who feel sick height, can take advantage of individual oxygen cylinders. Information on attractions to tourists provide in multiple languages, they were also entertained by the folklore ensemble, wrote Pravda.Ru .

Tickets for the first trip were bought several months ago.

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