Why look at the camera when you can see the amazing train itself! My daughter refuses to look at the camera as she is enchanted to see the tail end of the train.
The Nilgiri tourKarnataka, Tamil Nadu & Kerala When to go: DecemberTime on the road: 20 daysRoute: Bengaluru - Mysore - kushalnagar - Sultan Bathery - Oooty - Kdanand - Ooty - Conoor - Manjoor - Ooty - Gudalur - MysoreDistance: 955kmTop Experiences:The Tour of Nilgiris is one of the largest and most loved cycling tours in India. The tour spans through three wildlife sanctuaries, Bandipur in Karnataka, Wayanad in Kerala and Mudumalai in Tamil Nadu. Riders can enjoy an uninterrupted view of the hills and can also explore some unheard and unseen parts of Western Ghats.Where to stay: Looking for a place to stay in Mysore? Book a room in Hotel MB International. It charges ₹1,190 per night. For travellers planning to take a break in between in Ooty, you can book a room at Tulips Elkhill Resorts. It charges ₹1,250 per night.
The 'Nilgiri Passenger' train covers a distance of 26 km travels through 208 curves, 16 tunnels, and across 250 bridges.The uphill journey takes around 290 minutes (4.8 hours), and the downhill journey takes 215 minutes (3.6 hours)It has the steepest track in Asia with a maximum gradient of 8.33%.2. Pykara Lake
Nestled between Nilgiri Mountains, Ooty is renowned for holding the incredible flower show that displays national flowers of more than 200 countries. Every year the botanical garden as well as the rose garden is flocked by tourists to witness this unbelievable floral arrangement of over 15,000 types of flowers. You've got to see it to believe it!Best Time To Visit: MayOther Things To Do: Train ride in Nilgiri Mountain Railway, Pykara Lake and Doddabetta Peak.
15. The Living Root Bridge, Meghalaya