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Heritage Train

Coonoor, India
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Toy Train Cooloon to Ooty

We did Cooloon to Ooty section. Had excellent seats in the very first carriage. We could only get... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Greater Perth, Australia
Worth it.. Don't miss

We knew a trip to Coonoor/Ooty would be incomplete without the toy train ride. Our kids were very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first class” (81 reviews)
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Coonoor, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did Cooloon to Ooty section. Had excellent seats in the very first carriage. We could only get tickets for later afternoon trip to Ooty even though was a quieter time of year and booked by agent several weeks before(saved us having to stand in...More

Thank deborah363
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We knew a trip to Coonoor/Ooty would be incomplete without the toy train ride. Our kids were very excited about the train journey as I was too. Few tips - 1. The First class offers better privacy than the general compartment and at INR 100...More

Thank Vijayp1980
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The train from coonoor to Ooty is very overrated. It's way too overcrowded and view from train is not worth the wait and journey. One could get better views while on road travelling in Ooty.

Thank tejaswibr
Reviewed 10 July 2017

A ride which will keep you awe thorough out the journey and your eyes will not want to wink. Amidst tea and coffee plantations and the blue and green nilgiris, you will enjoy every second of your journey. The train and stations will also remind...More

Thank RituAG111
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The ride from Conoor to Ooty was 1hrs 15 mins and the natural beauty was outstanding a complete visual treat. The kids was excited and enjoyed the ride.

Thank rohitsaini9
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Always book in advance the train ticket. It is better to book 2S seats, instead of CC. No much difference.

Thank avtarsingh78
Reviewed 14 June 2017

To experience this trip either you have to book a few months in advance or stand in queue almost for more than an hour... all this effort for the views which you get during the journey... Wasn't worth it. It could be one time experience...More

1  Thank Devang M
Reviewed 14 June 2017

from ooty to coonoor I took the ride in this beautiful heritage train... great journey... lots to see ...scenic beauty...wooden carved cabins...

Thank 386adityas
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We took the train from Coonoor to Ooty. First you have to stand in a long queue for the tickets. Then only First class has seat numbers..rest all coaches are unreserved. Then the ride itself is just OK. I mean the views are fine and...More

Thank AdzB_02
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

There is 3 way to book 1. Irctc to book first class 2. Irctc to book reserved sleeper 3. Counter ticket for unreserved seat. You may have to stand as well as ticket are over sold and booked over counter Nice train exp. We went...More

Thank Rahul_Mishra
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Paramita G
24 July 2017|
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Response from rohitsaini9 | Reviewed this property |
There is no first class in the train and its about an hour journey. Go to irctc and make the booking to save last minute hassle. The station code for Ooty is UAM and Conoor is ONR.
Megha G
31 March 2017|
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Response from arundhatib72 | Reviewed this property |
You need not book tickets online. Just go the station early, at least an hour if not early and stand in the queue for the tickets. You should be able to board the train with a valid ticket easily.
Megha G
1 February 2017|
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Response from MyIndia-Great | Reviewed this property |
I suggest hotel Sanjay at charring cross, in the heart of of the city, near botanical garden. I have stayed there last April. It seems a convenient location to visit around Ooty. best wishes take care