Upper Bhavani Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

#6 of 14 in Nature in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
A huge body of blue water surrounded by rust-colored hills, Upper Bhavani Lake offers an escape into the nature some 90 minutes from Ooty. Giant squirrels, jungle cats, wild dogs, and jackals live in the area, which gets more than its share of annual rainfall and remains dominated by wattle plantations and montane forests. Guesthouses provide overnight stays for visitors coming here to hike, walk, or photograph the lake's big dam. Plan to visit Upper Bhavani Lake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions planning site.
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  • beautiful and clean lake.it is good place to hangout with both family and friends. Beautiful view,pretty nature,clean blue water& reserved forest area.Bus & jeep available by forest department for...  more »
  • The lake is one of the best as far as I have heard among ooty tourist places. We started early from ooty to reach avalanche lake which is around 18-20 kms from Ooty main centre. But luck is not with.....  more »

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