Pykara Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Discover Toda settlements and the wildlife habitat around Pykara Lake, where you can see how varied plant and animal life flourishes in and around a reservoir of water created to support a hydro-electric power project. Follow the river that flows over series of waterfalls until your reach the last two, with heights of 55 m (180 ft) and 61 m (200 ft). Book a room at a boat house on the lake for that authentic experience and a chance to explore at your own pace. Plan to see Pykara Lake and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary builder app.
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  • One of the best experiences ever. The water was so clean and the weather was so nice. Clouds were there but it was not raining. It was crowded yet serene. We took an 8-seater boat. We didn't have to.....  more
    One of the best experiences ever. The water was so clean and the weather was so nice. Clouds were there but it was not raining. It was crowded yet serene. We took an 8-seater boat. We didn't have to.....  more »
  • 1) Beautiful view to take pictures 2) Do the boat rides with family & speedboat 3) It takes nearly 1.5 hours from main city to reach. Drive is lovely. Start early to avoid crowd for tickets at... 
    1) Beautiful view to take pictures 2) Do the boat rides with family & speedboat 3) It takes nearly 1.5 hours from main city to reach. Drive is lovely. Start early to avoid crowd for tickets at...  more »
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  • Beautiful location. Road to the place is horrible but the spot is amazing
  • Speed boat is enjoyable but roads to Lake is a disaster

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