What to Bring on an Indian Train to Survive Those Long, Long Rides!

For anyone travelling in India, the train journeys are half the adventure. Not only is this one of the easiest and most efficient ways to see the country, but it also feels like a right of passage. If you can navigate a crowded platform with luggage in tow and elbow your way onto an Indian train, then surely you can survive anything!

Yes, you’ll need to brace yourself for some long rides, and likely a few train delays, but they say half the fun is getting there…at least in retrospect. (That was certainly not how I felt when I found out my train to Varanasi was delayed by 5 hours!)

With that in mind, today I’m sharing a list of travel items to bring on an Indian train for some added safety, comfort and fun, because trust me, you’ll need to find ways to keep yourself entertained on those 20+

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