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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Address: Ooty, India
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the best part in ooty.. one wil enjoy the beauty of nature.. words r not enough to explain .. its takes one hour from ooty to coonoor n 3 hours to mettupalayam from coonoor... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the best part in ooty.. one wil enjoy the beauty of nature.. words r not enough to explain .. its takes one hour from ooty to coonoor n 3 hours to mettupalayam from coonoor.. mountains covered by trees .. the noise of the birds excellent..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As has been said by other reviewers, this takes a bit of planning if you are doing so from outside India, but once you manage to register with IRCTC, it is all much easier. Getting to Mettupalayam, where the steam train starts is easy enough by train but you are better off staying the night outside Mettupalayam, as there are... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a ticket a month in advance and secured a first-class place. Was waitlisted for the entire month. Railway charts are prepared only about 4 hours in advance, so only on the day of travel did I receive the confirmation for a reserved berth. That's the only tricky part. Rest is a beautiful ride amidst some lush greenery and tunnels... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best way to see the Nilgiri Ghats. Awesome view and very safe and cheap. Indian Railways, Please update your website and Promote Nilgiri mountain Railways. A must see and experience the Beauty of the train ride.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Its one of the best adventure to board the toy train from Nilgiri Mountain Railway. Beautiful scenic view of the entire Nilgiri Mountains. The train starts at 7.10 from Mettupalayam. You have to book it online or if you gona buy it from station, you have to reach the station by 5am on peak days. Unreserved ticket will just cost... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful train ride, traveling through beautiful countryside with tea plantations, views over misty hills and crossing bridges on curves. Fantastic. I have no idea what this costs as my excursion was included in my holiday in India arranged by Voyages Jules Verne. For a unique trip through amazing scenery jump on the Nilgiri Mountain Railway.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Ooty toy train as it is fondly known as, is on the world heritage list and will be in most of our checklists of to-do stuff. It certainly was in mine and I'm glad that I did it, albeit on the ooty-conoor section, which I should say was good, but not wow... There was heavy mist that made certain... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are in ooty then you must do this toy train journey. You can book tickets in advance through irctc website. The entire journey is of 1 hour and every second of this journey you will cherish for your rest of life.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Took the morning ride from Ooty to Coonoor and back to Ooty. The whole experience was great. Passing through the cloudy hills and coffee estates the ride gives you some great views between Ooty and Lovedale that can be captured on your camera. Lovedale to Ketti takes you through forest of Nilgiris (Eucalyptus). Wellington to Coonoor has less of nature... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Engineering marvell. Kudoos to Engineers and contractors whom built it and the once whom maintaing it.Must visit.

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