(2000 Ft Above Sea Level)

Tamil Nadu | India
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Mettupalayam is categorised as Business and Transit

Heritage Train (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2008)
Bhavanisagar Dam (Photo Courtesy: Jeganila)
Black Thunder Resort (Nivalink Trip Dated - 25 February 2008)

Reasons to Visit
  • Metupalaiyam is the start point of the Nilgiri heritage train
  • Metupalaiyam is a popular overnight stopover for guests to take the heritage train to ooty the next day.
  • Metupalaiyam (1000 ft) is situated on the bank of Bhavani River at the foot of the Nilgiri Mountains
  • Metupalaiyam is also known for the Blue Thunder Waterpark, a popular local getaway
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Coimbatore (36 kms), Salem (166 kms), Mysore (175 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Mettupalayam
  • Mettupalayam is connected by Overnight train with Chennai
  • Mettupalayam is connected by Overnight Bus with Bangalore, Chennai

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Airport Pickup or Drop

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Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Airport and MettupalayamRs. 1644

Railway Station Pickup or Drop

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup/Drop between Coimbatore Railway Station and MettupalayamRs. 1644

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Destination Ideas

  • Heritage Train Experience - Ooty

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Black Thunder is a renowned water park surrounded by foothills of Western Ghats on Ooty road near Mettupalayam
    Theme Parks
    Waterpark, Amusement Park
    Kovai Kondattam is an anusement park near Mettupalayam offering water rides, wave pool and other amusement activities.
    Theme Parks
    Waterpark, Amusement Park
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Bhavanisagar Dam and Reservoir is considered one of the biggest earthern dams in India and is a day picnic option for guests from Coimbatore looking to spend a day around Nature
    Lake or Riverside
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Nilgiri Mountain Railway is a heritage train service running from Metupallayam to Ooty via Coonoor. The train covers a distance of 41.8 kms travelling through 208 curves, 16 tunnels, and 250 bridges.
    Activity, Heritage Site
    UNESCO Heritage Site, Heritage Train Journies, Heritage Train

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Nearest Airport in Mettupalayam
  • Peelamedu Airport ( CJB ) , Coimbatore-36 Kms
Railway Stations in Mettupalayam
  • Metupalaiyam ( MTP ), Mettupalayam
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