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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Address: Ooty, India
Phone Number: +91-44-28363726
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It was a great experience. Certain views from the train was amazing. It was a 1 hour journey from ooty to coonor. we were lucy to have only two more people in our compartment so... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mukesh M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a great experience. Certain views from the train was amazing. It was a 1 hour journey from ooty to coonor. we were lucy to have only two more people in our compartment so was no rush. Coach was having some empty food packets and fruits skins. but it all depends on the public.

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

Definitely a must do in ooty. One may opt for ooty-connoor tour or from metupalayam to ooty or vice versa. We did ooty-connoor circuit. Enjoyed a lot, specially my kid. This narrow gauge train is best day activity. Keep separate day or can do connoor with it.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

1 hour travel from ooty to conoor..cheaper fare only 10 per head..worth it...we got ticket for the train 2 pm and reached conoor 3pm..from conoor 4.30 pm reached ooty at 5.30...the ticket providing one hour before train departure..

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was on my bucket list for quite some time and the last time I visited Ooty, I decided to travel by the famous toy train. Booked tickets from Ooty to Coonoor. The journey took about an hour but every minute was enjoyable with scenic views and pleasant weather. This is a must do while in Ooty.

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Ahmedabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This toy train runs between Ooty and Coonoor. You should travel by first class. Since, engine is on back-side, you get front view in FC seats. Only 8 FC seats are there in the train and is booked online-only at irctc.co.in. Stations are COONOOR (ONR) and UDAGAMANDALAM (UAM); where Udagamandalam is Ooty. Train number and name are 56138 / ONR... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had great experience travelling in this train. I opted for first class ticket from coonor to ooty. If possible book it from IRCTC in advance. Enjoy the ride.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You need to have your bookings done well in advance. I would say one shouldn't miss Toy train experience at all on their visit to Ooty!!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If going to ooty then make sure you take this train journey , amazing valley views, lots of tunnels , and its on world heritage list, take a short journey from ooty to conoor for experience.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The travel in ooty heritage train from ooty to coonoor was awesome with breathtaking views..It takes about 1hour to reach coonoor and tickets are available at the station only..You have to take the tickets standing in queue as its a popular activity in ooty and it will be crowded..It is adviced to come atleast 1 hour before thr travel to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best and memorable experience ever had. We reached Mettupalayam bus station at around 3am and had a walk to the railway station. A lovely and old station, the guy over there offered us the wash room with a minimal charge. We got fresh up and proceeded to the ticket counter. I remember the ticket counter opened at... More 

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