RESORT TO NATURE Press Trip: Coimbatore To Coonoor, South India August
Mettupalayam was the last little town before driving onto the Ooty-Mettupalayam road, toward Kurumba Village....
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Mettupalayam Railway Station
You can reach OOTY by road or by Train from Benguluru side or from Mettupalyam side in Tamil Nadu. I booked from irctc.co.in for the Toy Train ride from Mettupalayam[ MTP] to Udhagamandalam[UDM] 5 months in Advance .The first class fare was around 250.00 per head and we booked for both.We reached Coimbatore by evening flight from Hyderabad to Coimbatore and took a cab to mettupalayam and we paid Rs 1000.00 .It was 1 hour drive. We reached Mettupalayam late night around 1030 hrs. You do not get South Indian Meals anywhere.Best is enroute to mettupalayam you have Sarvana Bhavan , have your dinner there. We booked a hotel in Mettupalyam close to Railway station and we woke up around 0500 hrs refreshed ourselves and were ready to take the Toy Train which starts exactly at 0700 hrs. Luckily we got the window seats. The Amazing 5 and half hour ride to Ooty began ...