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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Address: Ooty, India
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Toy Train - The Old Champ

This train ride is awesome. The train does get a little crowded. We got the train all the way from MTP to Ooty. Train Starts from MTP at 7.10 am and reaches Ooty about 12.30 to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Himanshu O
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Bikaner, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This train ride is awesome. The train does get a little crowded. We got the train all the way from MTP to Ooty. Train Starts from MTP at 7.10 am and reaches Ooty about 12.30 to 12.45 p.m. Toy train has to be booked in advance. It can be booked through IRCTC website. There is provision for spot ticket booking... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Its way through many curves and 16 tunnels. Train Starts from Mettupalayam at 7.10 am and reaches Ooty about 12 to 12.30 p.m.Toy train has to be booked in advance and enjoy the nature 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We started our ride from Ooty to conoor. It started at 9:15 am in morning and reach conoor by 10:30 am. The view of valley is good if you get a seat away from platform side. Book ticket in advance in irctc website. There are 2 types of seats, 1 st and 2nd class. Actually there is no separate boggy... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Super experience great views, but you must book as it gets very crowded, but well worth the effort! Enjoy

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This train ride is awesome! Such a great way to see the incredible scenery of the Nilgiri mountains. The train has big windows which open all the way, and is much smoother than a bus, so is perfect for taking photos. The train does get a little crowded, but we still had a seat the whole way and there was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We liked very much this train trip. They historical train has lot of history . It cross lot if tunnel & caves. The view during your travel take you to the heaven. Must try.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I visited many times. My brother was in coonnoor. So every December i visit there. Avoid April and May. And whatever the month plan in advance. First class coach is always at the ooty end, Engine is always at the mettupalayam end, whether uphill or downhill, for safety purposes. Have your camera handy. Prefer first class. Brakesmen are friendly. You... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They stop the train often at some point where we can take pictures and enjoy... Good experience and nice. . It's slow so elders can also enjoy

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

To give you an overview we are Australian and have travelled a little. We currently live in Dubai but have also lived in India. We are a family of 4 with 2 daughters 4 & 8. They don’t watch a huge amount of TV and IPADs as we want them to immerse themselves in the culture. Because we have lived... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its actually a pretty nice experience as it is one of the oldest in our country and its little difficult to get the tickets for the train as we had been in the queue almost 3hrs but indeed it worth it with the views throughtout the journey and the lone bridges. You could take train from ooty to coonor and... More 

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