Ooty Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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An artificial body of water framed by eucalyptus trees and busy vendors, Ooty Lake remains one of the major tourist attractions in town. Created through a network of artificial dams constructed in 1824, the lake encompasses 26.3 hectares (65 acres). A boathouse in the middle of the lake offers refreshments and water sports rentals. Choose your mode of water transport--paddle, row, or motor boat--and cast off on the lake for a trip away from the crowds. Back on land, a small amusement park invites you in for more entertainment, and small gardens provide shady places to sit and rest. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Ooty Lake by using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) vacation trip planner.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Very beautiful and picturous with boating facility of multiple kinds . They manage it so well even in high rush hours or days that there is not much waiting or inconvenience . Must go for a km of toy ...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    Ooty lake is a Decent hangout spot in Ooty. The views from here are better than the rest of City but still extremely crowded and polluted.  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    40feet deep lake... In the green color.. U can go for pedal boats or even motor boats... 8 seater motor boat was around 500rs for a 20min ride... Was decent and good view of the nature u can enjoy the...  more »

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Where to stay in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

An established tourism destination, Ooty and the countryside that surrounds the hill station offer plenty in the way of accommodations. Most major Indian hotel chains have opened up shop in town and lie dotted around the hilly terrain by the main roads, the more salubrious among them enjoying a little more space and better views of the surrounding area. Look at the residential areas for budget-friendly guesthouses, or head for the rural areas that encircle the town center to find a number of atmospheric rental properties built during the colonial era.
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