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Heritage Train

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Coonoor, India
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Perfect Ride

The ride from Conoor to Ooty was 1hrs 15 mins and the natural beauty was outstanding a complete... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
rohitsaini9
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Noida, India
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good train memorable journey

Always book in advance the train ticket. It is better to book 2S seats, instead of CC. No much... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
avtarsingh78
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New Delhi, India
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“first class” (81 reviews)
“steam engine” (28 reviews)
“in advance” (29 reviews)
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Coonoor, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The ride from Conoor to Ooty was 1hrs 15 mins and the natural beauty was outstanding a complete visual treat. The kids was excited and enjoyed the ride.

Thank rohitsaini9
Reviewed 5 days ago

Always book in advance the train ticket. It is better to book 2S seats, instead of CC. No much difference.

Thank avtarsingh78
Reviewed 1 week ago

To experience this trip either you have to book a few months in advance or stand in queue almost for more than an hour... all this effort for the views which you get during the journey... Wasn't worth it. It could be one time experience...More

1  Thank Devang M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

from ooty to coonoor I took the ride in this beautiful heritage train... great journey... lots to see ...scenic beauty...wooden carved cabins...

Thank 386adityas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took the train from Coonoor to Ooty. First you have to stand in a long queue for the tickets. Then only First class has seat numbers..rest all coaches are unreserved. Then the ride itself is just OK. I mean the views are fine and...More

Thank AdzB_02
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

There is 3 way to book 1. Irctc to book first class 2. Irctc to book reserved sleeper 3. Counter ticket for unreserved seat. You may have to stand as well as ticket are over sold and booked over counter Nice train exp. We went...More

Thank Rahul_Mishra
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the toy train from Ooty <--> Coonoor and it was pushed downhill from Ooty by a diesel engine not a steam engine. It was markedly faster and felt like a normal train. Online booking is available and I was able to get tickets...More

2  Thank Danesh Z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't miss the train ride from ooty to coonoor... you get to see beautiful tea gardens on the way... and the train goes through tunnels... you have reach early to get your tickets.. this is a popular train in ooty and a must for tourists.....More

1  Thank mohsin296
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The journey in the Toy Train is must for anyone visiting Ootty. FIRSTLY, there have been several reviews commenting upon the availability of tickets. Let us discuss this issue comprehensively. Indeed the train has small capacity. The tourists are tuned to book 1st class tickets...More

1  Thank Sudhir B
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Over-hyped but reasonably good journey . Areas like ticketing/reservation , beautification of coaches , cleanliness in coach & tracks need improvement. views from train window are very scenic

Thank KUMARABHISHEKSRIVAST
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Megha G
Hello, I am still not able to book ticket for toy train from ooty to coonoor. Please guide or give links through which I can book it. I am going in April.
31 March 2017|
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Response from arundhatib72 | Reviewed this property |
You need not book tickets online. Just go the station early, at least an hour if not early and stand in the queue for the tickets. You should be able to board the train with a valid ticket easily.
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Megha G
Hello, need suggestion for good home stay or hotel in coorg and ooty. It will be great help.
1 February 2017|
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Response from MyIndia-Great | Reviewed this property |
I suggest hotel Sanjay at charring cross, in the heart of of the city, near botanical garden. I have stayed there last April. It seems a convenient location to visit around Ooty. best wishes take care
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Megha G
Hi, I am planning to visit ooty in mid April. I want to know approx. how much time toy train takes to reach coonoor from ooty? And if we book from IRCTC then the tickets will be valid !! As many says we need to buy tickets from ooty station only. Your suggestion / Advise will be great.
27 January 2017|
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Response from rangu_pajju | Reviewed this property |
April is the time when season begins and hence its crowded.My opinion is better book via IRCTC and confirm your tools upfront.TTR will not allow you to travel with a waiting list ticket.Train ticket is valid via online... More
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