- Currently, IRCTC offers 4 different packages of Nilgiri Mountain Railway
- One-day joyride kicks off from Mettupalayam and ends at Coonoor
- Cancelling tickets after booking involved some cancellation charges
Four Packages of Nilgiri Mountain Railway
Nilgiri Mountain Railway journey to Coonoor: One-day joyride kicks off from Mettupalayam Railway station and ends at Coonoor. The one-day tour costs Rs 2,200 in triple occupancy. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a meter-gauge single-track railway in Tamil Nadu. The train leaves Mettupalayam every Saturday. The charges for double occupancy are Rs 2,700, and are Rs 4,200 in case of single occupancy.
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway journey to Ooty: The two day and one night trip kicks off from Mettupalayam railway station at 9.10 am. The train reaches Coonoor in the afternoon and then the tourists will be taken to Ooty by road. The charges for this trip are Rs 9,700 if you decide to stay in single occupancy rooms, or Rs 5,500 in case of double occupancy, and Rs 4,400 in triple occupancy.
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Nilgiri Mountain Railway To Ooty Madumalai: The five-day trip cover Ooty Madumalai. The train leaves at 11.05 pm every Thursday. The charges are Rs 10,250 on twin sharing basis and Rs 8,050 on triple sharing basis.
One must remember that one will have to bear the cancellation charges at the rate of Rs 100 per passenger if ticket is cancelled upto 15 days before the scheduled departure. In case of cancellation anytime between 8-14 days before the departure, the 25% of the package cost will be cancelled, while 50% of the package cost will be cancelled in case of cancellation upto 4-7 days before the scheduled departure.