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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
+91 44 2836 3726
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Trip to ooty is not complete without this!

A must have experience, scenic journey from Ooty to Coonoor. on time and quality service from... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
ahrishikesh
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Pune, India
Hard to get Tickets.

It is very hard to get tickets for the train. You have to get in to the queue at least 1 Hr before... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
sourav_agrawal
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“steam engine” (79 reviews)
“ooty station” (36 reviews)
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Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

A must have experience, scenic journey from Ooty to Coonoor. on time and quality service from Indian Railway! I booked First Class tickets and you should also try to book those well in advance. Advice: View is on right side of the train while train...More

1  Thank ahrishikesh
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

It is very hard to get tickets for the train. You have to get in to the queue at least 1 Hr before the counter opens for the ticket.

1  Thank sourav_agrawal
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is a heritage train and a must visit for everyone visiting ooty. The first class train tickets are usually not available. We bought unreserved tickets at Rs 10/-. Take window seat on right side of the coach as views are much better on that...More

1  Thank Paras S
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

This is my favourite activity in ooty. Very superb and mind blowing. Everyone have to try this. I really enjoyed the journey.

Thank vijeyprasanna
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Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

I visited the toy train with my kid and husband. we travelled from ooty to conoor via first class and return in evening via 2nd class. I found both the classes worth trying. The second class is like a normal railways coach with well ventilated...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The ticketing system for this train is truly incomprehensible. We have booked tickets for trains all over India and never had issues until this one. In spite of being waitlisted for over 2 months for tickets, we were still on the wait list the day...More

2  Thank mndb
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

This UNESCO heritage site train journey compares no other train rides. A must ride, arrive early morning to get tickets and enjoy the ride

Thank 1matkustaa
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Took 4.30pm train from Conoor to Ooty.. We found it little difficult to get tickets as we went a little late from the time counter opened and didn't pre-book. However, we were destined to take the travel and somehow got 4 seats.. The onward journey...More

1  Thank Bhaku
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I went for coonor to ooty in toy train which is for 1 hour duration. This is most memorable part and the train takes you to mesmerizing view points. Do book your tickets from IRCTC in advance as it is very cheap and reserved seats...More

2  Thank 371vishalt
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

One of the most memorable thng which happnd was this railwy journy ..i never anticipated tis much...feel gud journey from nilgiri to coonur...while planing ur trip pls try 2 imclude tis..otrwise u guys gonna miss something worthy 😘😘

Thank vignesh v
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prajith N
23 November 2017|
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Response from Narendra B | Reviewed this property |
On IRCTC website. U will find 4 trains. Find for UAM(ooty) TO ONR(coonoor). 1 train no is 56139
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dipak k
23 November 2017|
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Response from VjZen | Reviewed this property |
Its not wheel chair friendly, you need help from few people. My suggestion would be to skip it and take a slow ride to Kodanad view point, its very scenic.
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Vivek353614
6 November 2017|
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Response from VjZen | Reviewed this property |
You can return back the same day, as long as you reach there before the last train for that day. Check train schedule at etrain info (add a dot in between) also reserve tickets through IRCTC page, 100s of people stand on... More
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