A vintage-themed train meandering up a track, gifting stunning views of hills and valleys
A vintage-themed train meandering up a track, gifting stunning views of hills and valleys; with you sitting back, relaxing and pondering about the majesty of Nature. The Nilgiri Mountain Railway offers travelers truly a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
The Nilgiri Mountain Range is one of the most picturesque spots in the world. Covered in lush greenery, with majestic mountains forming a stunning backdrop, the locale offers sights that will blow your mind away. Imagine having a train ride through this region enjoying the glimpses of Nature at its best. That is what the Nilgiri Mountain Railway promises you.
Built by the British in 1908, the train is the only operational rack railway in India at this point.
In 2005, UNESCO declared the railway a World Heritage Site as an extension to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway. It has since then been a part of the greater heritage site of the Mountain Railways in India.