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Nilgiri Mountain Railway

Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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kashyapnimisha wrote a review 9 Jun
Bengaluru, India119 contributions31 helpful votes
It was worth the try. We had pre-booked the tickets. The overall experience was surreal. The view outside the window was so beautiful. Got to know the stations between Udagamandalam and Coonoor. This is definitely worth the experience if you are with kids. Our son enjoyed this train ride a lot.
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Date of experience: June 2022
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ujwala p wrote a review Feb 2022
Mumbai, India66 contributions15 helpful votes
wonderful experience, its 1hr train from Udhagamandalam to coonoor .. very scenic., need to prebook ticket ..
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Date of experience: February 2022
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MaheshSMore wrote a review Feb 2022
Bengaluru, India13 contributions2 helpful votes
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One of the top attractions in Ooty! You need to book your tickets online on IRCTC website/App. You can book in advance as well, especially when you are going in peak season. Book tkts from UAM (udhagmangalam or Ooty) to Coonoor (ONR). Train timings can be checked online. We booked 9.15 AM train from Ooty and reached Coonoor at around 10.20 AM. You are lucky if u get right side window seat, as most of the scenic views are on right side while going to Coonoor. DisTance between two seats is quite narrow, and it's difficult for tall person to seat properly,however once journey starts you will forget all this as the heritage train takes you through mountains exploring beautiful views. We also booked return fkt from Coonoor. Return train at around 10.45 AM. Seats were comfortable on return train. Kids will surely enjoy the trip.
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Date of experience: February 2022
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Nitin Rege wrote a review Oct 2021
Bangalore District, India73 contributions17 helpful votes
I would recommend the Nilgiri Mountain Heritage Railway atleast once especially if you have kids along. My kid has never been on train and he loved the experience. We booked 1FC from Ooty to Coonoor and return, our train coach from Ooty to Coonoor was dated and worn out however the return train coach was slightly more spacious and clean.
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Date of experience: October 2021
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Traveler-UK2000 wrote a review Sep 2021
London, United Kingdom1108 contributions136 helpful votes
Definitely a good experience but very very slow, to avoid this lengthy journey of 5 hours to ooty, we took a cab to coonoor and catch the train from coonoor to ooty which takes only 1 hour.
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Date of experience: September 2021
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