Spread across a sprawling ground of 120 acres, the organic plantation cultivates tea, coffee, black pepper and other spices.
The track is an engineering marvel, and the train has first-class and general class compartments. You can book tickets two months before the date of your trip on the IRCTC website.
The new coaches are brought as part of introducing brand new coaches with steel seating facilities instead of the old timber coaches that were built in 1899.
There are some locations in south India where the mercury dips to lower levels and a trip to these destinations offers a chance to enjoy the cold weather.
87 seats in two bogies can be booked in advance through the Indian Railways' website.
There are many routes that will take you to Ooty. A ride to Ooty on the heritage train will be an experience you can never forget.