The Nilgiris or Blue Mountains, often called The Queen of Hills, are a range of mountains and a district in the south Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. See the famous hill station of Ooty, reached by the Nilgiri Blue Mountain Railway.
Chennai - Coimbatore. Today we take an overnight train from Chennai to Coimbatore on a 1st Class air-conditioned sleeper.
Overnight: Sleeper train
Coimbatore - Mettupalayam. We arrive into Coimbatore this morning and drive to Mettupalayam where we check into our hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure to explre the local area or to relax. .
Overnight: Mettupalayam | Breakfast
Mettupalayam - Ooty. Early morning transfer to Mettupalayam railway station for the Nilgiri Blue Mountains railway toy train to Ooty. At a maximum speed of 33km/hour, this ‘toy train’ treks
across plains, plantation and forest clad hills. The 16 tunnels and tall girder bridges on the way, along with the breathtaking view, make this toy train journey to Ooty, something not to be missed! Beginning at Mettupalayam, you cover 46kms in 4 hours, enjoying the view along the way. The train is unusual in the fact that the engine pushes its carriages rather than pulls them along.
Overnight: Ooty | Breakfast
Ooty - Coimbatore - Chennai. Drive to Coimbatore for your flight to Chennai. Upon arrival in Chennai, transfer to the international airport for your onward flight.
Prices & Dates
Prices shown are ‘per person’, based on a travelling party of at least 2 adults. The 'Single supplement' applies for single travellers who require their own room and needs to be added to the per person price.Read More