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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Address: Ooty, India
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Nice experience scenic beauty

The toy train experience is good with it for an hour have very beautiful greenery around while ur in journey.The train has 2;types of tickets reserved and unreserved.They have... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The toy train experience is good with it for an hour have very beautiful greenery around while ur in journey.The train has 2;types of tickets reserved and unreserved.They have only 16 tickets for reserved coach costing 100 each.The rest tickets r unreserved costing 10 each .The difference is in reserved seats u get a confirmation seat and unserved u have... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I am very happy that I had pre-booked the train ride. Even though I could not get first class tickets We enjoyed our journey going down from ooty to Mettupalayam. We were even fortunate enough to see wild elephants enroute. It took nearly four hours to reach the base town. Overall happy moment for all of us.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This train trip one should undergo at least once in their lifetimes. We travelled from Ooty till Mettupalayam. There is a shorter run which from Ooty till Coonoor. I will say the entire journey can be split up like that. Even if you travel the full distance remember that the journey is two distinct phases. One is from Ooty till... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its like travelling in the past via small train which run on steam through the hills, witnessing the beauty of nature, in between stops give you chance to do some photography of some amazing scenes. Better if u do he booking in advance as it is next to impossible to get tickets on counter.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is ranked as no 1 activity to do in ooty according to trip advisor and I sirt of agree.kids enjoyed a lot. Great mountain views and awesome views of tea garden.100 year old rail line and a great experience...

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Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the most important "thing to do" , it is a unique experience, traveling through a heritage railway. It is from ooty to metupalyam. Fare is between 5-15 for second class and around 150 for reserved.

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Actually you have shown ooty railway station map, but actually you have to show nilagiri mountain railway coonur

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The train lived up to all expectations. It is a truly unique experience as it crawls it's way along the rather dilapidated track. The views are stunning. Our trip was made all the more enjoyable by the presence of a large party of Indian school children. Their loudly expressed delight and excitement was a treat.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I took the train from Ooty to Coonoor. It a short 1 hour ride, 20 km ride. The ride offers spectacular views of the mountains and valleys. Tips: While travelling from Ooty to Coonoor, try to get a seat on the window on the right hand side. Timings: The train runs 4 times a day, I don't remember the exact... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 is travelling from Ooty to Coonoor!

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