Blue Mountain, experience of Nilgiri toy train from Metupalayan to Ooty is unforgettable experience | Luxury train Journey

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Blue Mountain  /  5 Days


Nilgiri Mountain Railway (NMR) is a treasured element and fabled charm of Nilgiris since 1899. This Nilgiri rail system is unique as it is the steepest one in Asia. It was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO during 2005. Another interesting thing associated with the Nilgiri Railway is that the youngest X class loco is over 50 years old and the oldest is 80 years old.

A century after it first attracted travelers, the Nilgiri Mountain Toy train continues to inspire weaving through forests, moving through time, along the valleys and into the little dark winding tunnels, round the bends, up the gradients, through the glens, trees and birds.A whiff of mist, a myna's trill, sunlight dances on yonder hill, whistling, chugging, fire, steam-clacking, moving into a dream Gorge, gorgeous, misty, foggy shrouded peaks, drizzles clothe the slopes.

Tour Highlights

  • Indian Rail Experience
  • Enjoy the Nilgiri Mountain Nilgiri Toy Train
  • Enjoy the ravines, tea plantations, and forested hills
  • Visit to Ketti village meet tribes, such as Todas and Badagas
  • Enjoy the walk in the tea estate
  • Visit to Doddabetta Park

Day 01

Arrive Chennai – Metupalayan

Arrival Chennaiupon arrival meet and greet by our representative where you will take Dinner in restaurant and their after proceed to Chennai Central Railway station to board the Nilgiri Express at 21.15 hrs Overnight Journey by first class air condition cabin[D]

Day 02

Metupalayan – Coonoor by Toy Train

Your Nilgiri Express reaches Metupalayan at 06.10 to connect the Toy train at 07.10 hrs. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is located in India's southern state of Tamil Nadu. It runs from Metupalaiyam to Udagamandalam (Ooty), via Coonoor, in the Nilgiri Hills. The track is 46 kilometers (28.5 miles) long, and passes over 250 bridges (including 32 major ones) and through 16 tunnels. The most spectacular scenery and best views are situated along the stretch from Metupalaiyam to Coonoorwhich 30 kms and cover in 3.20 hrs, This Journey is particularly picturesque because of the surrounding rocky terrain, ravines, tea plantations, and forested hills. Coonoor, with its world famous teas, is a tourist destination in itself. Reach Coonoor at 10.30 hrs transfer to Hotel. Your home for 2 Nights stay in Coonoor

Afternoon visit to Ketti is a large valley in the Nilgiris and a town as well. It is one the most beautiful sightseeing places in Ooty. Ketti Valley is home to several tribes,such as Todas and Badagas. These tribal people are experts in cultivating fresh vegetables and fruits in the valley. There are over 14 villages in this valley that belong to the tribes of Badagas.

Ketti valley is a heaven for nature lovers and photographers. It is one of the most visited tourist sites of Ooty. It offers one of the best views of the valley. Nature lovers, adventurists, experience seekers and even casual travelers will love the view from the Ketti valley viewpoint. There is also a telescope room to get a closer view of the valley and surroundings. Overnight stay in Coonoor [B, D]

Day 03

Visit to Ooty and Tea Estate

After breakfast visit to Doddabetta Park and he Nilgiri region is renowned for its tea and most of the areas in Ooty are surrounded with the tea plantation. The tea estate or plantation is one of attractions and you canenjoys to go for a walk in the tea estate which gives them peacefully. The place which is most popular for its tea estates is Glenmorgan which is one of the old tea estates and also Glenmorgan is one of the famous picnic spots.

In Ooty, there are own tea factories for their tea plantations. The tourist is even allowed inside the tea factories and has ainflict. You can snap photographs and make it as a memorable moment in your lifetime, so that you can enjoy the view of the tea estate.

The establishment of several numbers of tea estates made Ooty famous. Most of the hotels, resorts, cottages are all located near tea estates because it gives a wonderful view to the tourist. So if you are a nature lover you can inflict tea estate which gives you a peaceful and blissful trip.[B, D]

Day 04

Coonoor – Chennai

Morning is free to enjoy the hotel surrounding. Later transfer to Coonoor station to board the Nilgiri Mountain Toy Train at 15.00 hrs arrive Metupalayan at 17.35 hr. You change the plate form to take the Nilgiri Express at 19.45 hrs Overnight Journey by first class air condition cabin or you can take flight from Coimbatore to Chennai We can provide you hotel in Chennai [B, D]

Day 05

Chennai – Onward Destination

Arrive Chennai central station at 05.00 hrs. Upon arrival take breakfast in local air condition Restaurant and then transfer to airport to board the flight for onward destination [B]

Price based on Twin Sharing

Occupancy Apr - Sep 2017 Oct 2017 - Mar 2018
Per Person 650 690
SGL Supplement 145 175

Note:Above rates are not valid from 22 Dec 2017 to 05 Jan 2018

Hotels Used

Destination Hotel Name Category Room Type
Coonoor Taj Gateway 5 Star Standard

Inclusions & Exclusions


  • 02 nights stay in Coonoor
  • 01 night in Train Chennai – Metupalayan
  • 01 Night in Train Metupalayan - Chennai


  • 03 Breakfast at hotel
  • 01 Breakfast at Restaurant in Chennai
  • 02 Dinner at Hotel
  • 01 Dinner at Restaurant in Chennai


  • Travel in First Class air conditioned Cabin Chennai – Metupalayan – Chennai
  • Travel in First Class Non A/C Chair car Metupalayan – Coonoor - Metupalayan
  • English speaking guided tour in Coonoor
  • All transfers & sightseeing by air conditioned vehicle
  • Entry fees wherever applicable as per the itinerary
  • All applicable taxes


Laundry, Insurance, Tips, Telephone Calls, Hard Drinks Still & Video Camera fees in Monuments and Expenses like Personal Nature

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