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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

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Address: Ooty, India
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A memorable spectacular ride

After the frustration of the train tickets not been confirmed and getting cancelled, we had lost all hope that we will be able to have this journey. However, we drove down to... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

After the frustration of the train tickets not been confirmed and getting cancelled, we had lost all hope that we will be able to have this journey. However, we drove down to Coonoor and as luck would have it we were able to board the train to Lovedale. A mesmerizing ride through the beautiful Nilgiris (tunnels, forest, small lakes, and... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

UAM (Udagamandalam) is the station code from where you can get into this train. There is a train in the morning at 9:15 am which reaches Coonoor at 10:30 am. Twice I visited Ooty and both the times I enjoyed this heritage ride from UAM to ONR (Coonoor). First time it was not so comfortable journey as I had to... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

In India ,There are only 3 heritage railways-Shimla-kalka ,Darjeeling himalyan,and the third one is Nilgiri mountain railway.Traveeling the train is an experience you will remmeber for lifetime.Definately its more than worth to take a ride in Nilgiri mountain railway.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was an unplanned trip actually but finally we reached Potty and fortunately we could travel through Nilagiri Mountain Railway. Nothing to say more it was wondering journey.. Love it <3..

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Thank Ummer F
Saltfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Despite the frustrations of getting a ticket which other reviewers have mentioned, this rail trip has been the highlight of our 8-week trip around southern India! We took the train all the way from Mettupalayam to Ooty and, a few days later, travelled on it back to Coonoor. The scenery on the way up is spectacular! (Sit on the left... More 

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

NMR is the Pride of Ooty and South India. A Journey in the NMR passes through steep tunnels, mystic Forests and numerous small Lakes and Towns. So if you Want to enjoy Ooty at its best, hop on he Nilgiri Mountain Railway!

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Bikaner, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago 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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Beaminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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