Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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World heritage site · Tour · Scenic Railroad
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A fleet of steam-powered trains attracts thousands of tourists each year at Nilgiri Mountain Railway, a World Heritage Site. Built by the British in 1908, the railway is one of Asia's steepest rail systems, running amidst a lush tropical forest and exquisite plant life. Take a ride on an authentic locomotive that relies on steam to haul its cargo and passengers. The site is not recommended for people with a fear of heights. Put Nilgiri Mountain Railway and other Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions into our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) travel planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • It's much hyped thing to do in Ooty. Frankly speaking it was no different than a normal train except you are seating in an enclosed cabin with 7 other co passengers. You get some excitement when the....  more
    It's much hyped thing to do in Ooty. Frankly speaking it was no different than a normal train except you are seating in an enclosed cabin with 7 other co passengers. You get some excitement when the....  more »
  • 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....  more
    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....  more »

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