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Ooty Toy Train Ride in Ooty

One of the most popular toy trains of India
Toy Train Ride In Ooty

Rated 4.2/5 (based on 185 reviews)

About Ooty Toy Train Ride in Ooty

The Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR), better known as Ooty toy train is the highlight of the popular hill town of Ooty in Tamil Nadu, India. This is a world heritage train that travels between Mettupalayam to Ooty via Coonoor daily and imparts picturesque views while providing relief from the stifling summer heat. Started in the year 1899, it has continued to charm its visitors with equal zest winding its way through the best of nature. It was declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005.

Ooty to Coonoor train ride is ethereal that weaves amidst the forests, dark snaking tunnels, sharp bends and amid the mist and fog. The toy train ride in Ooty is a trip to treasure up and down the hilly slopes. Apart from offering a beautiful journey, the uniqueness of the ride lies in the fact that the rail system is the steepest in Asia. The ride `starts from Mettupalayam; a small place on river Bhavani. For the first few miles, vacationers travel on plains but the next miles take up to an elevation of up to a height of 4363 feet. This lovely toy train ride from Ooty to Coonoor is the best means to discover the pristine treasures of the Nilgiris. 


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Which stations are covered while enjoying an Ooty toy train ride?

Stations that are covered during an Ooty toy train ride include Mettupalayam, Coonoor, Kellar, Wellington, and Lovedale.

On which stretch of the Ooty toy train ride can tourists enjoy the best scenic views?

The most spectacular scenery and best views are situated along the stretch from Mettupalayam to Coonoor.  

What if tourists don’t want to do the entire route - Mettupalayam to Ooty?

Those not looking forward to the complete Mettupalayam to Ooty route, can get on this toy train and experience its charm when they visit Ooty or Coonoor.