Nilgiri Mountain Railway is the Being the steepest rail route of Asia, this rail route gives you a glimpse of some of the exotic and breathtaking views of the region. It runs between Metupalaiyam and Ooty, via Coonoor, which covers a total distance of 46 km and passes over 250 bridges and passes through 16 tunnels.
The train is divided into two classes and fares are calculated accordingly. This route is full of rocky terrains, emerald rainforests, serene wilderness, blooming flower valleys and a varied variety of flora and fauna which is very captivating. The train has only one departure daily so it is recommended to make advance bookings for this amazing journey in its peak season of April to June, Festive season and Christmas.