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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  • Pykara lake is so beautiful and wide that it almost feels like a river between beautiful mountains. Water is pretty clean and lake is well maintained. We opted for boat costing Rs 750 for 20 minutes. ...  more »
  • Be prepared to walk and climb steps but it is not very tiring. Climb down the steps and you have a beautiful scenery before you. Take some sandwiches or small eats and water, sit and enjoy a picnic an...  more »
  • I visit pykara lake in Dec 2017. This place is must visit place for tourist. Boating is also available there. And while going to the pykara lake, there are many sights to see like pykara falls, pine t...  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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