Great fun and opportunity to met nice people! Remember it gets cooler as you get higher so take some warm clothes!
very scenic, if you want to save time take the train from coonoor to ooty. The journey from mettupalaym to coonoor is not that great. One can take a shared cab or bus to Coonoor and then take the train
supperb place with its charm and ancient look of railway goes trough the mountains and valleys. good people around to describe and show us around the place
I took the ooty metupalayam road train and was disappointed. Instead of a steam engine I found a diesel electric. trains run from ott to metupalayam most of the time. only once a day does it run to metupalayam. smaller stations on the way are unkept and dirty. the carriages are dirty and have been painted shabbily. if we could... More
You will enjoy this. We took the journey fron Coonoor to Ooty. A 100 year old heritage, worth taking.
If you are a standing passenger and expecting great experience you'll be sorry for going. Just for a fun time in the hills it's ok.5 RSI per ticket from coonor to ooty( udagamandalam ) is peanuts. So just don't bother. If you have a car with you don't bother going by train. Maybe it will be better if the steam... More
Absolutely amazing train journey and a must do trip from the plains all the way up to Ooty at the top of the nilgiri hills Take camera and jacket as it can turn cold when you start ascending the hills
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