Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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Formed after a dam and power plant was introduced to the village, Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls is surrounded by lush greenery and makes the perfect spot for picnicking. Look toward the end of the dam to see the waterfall, and take a boat ride on the lake. A nearby boat house offers visitors a place to eat and relax, with more dining options available in the village. Come here to relax, admire the scenery, and take a few photos. Make Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls part of your personalized Ooty (Udhagamandalam) itinerary using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip itinerary maker.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Went to Pykara on a cold rainy day! Pretty amazing place to chill out. Over-crowded when we went there. You can just have a walk in the surrounding areas with a glass of masala corn and have a nice ti...  more »
  • July 29, 2017
    I happened to visit the Pykara Lake by pure chance. We decided to take a ride in boat which are 770 rupees per 7 persons and it has a duration of 20 minutes. The truth is that it was worth. The Lake is simply beautiful addition to the pier where depart boats will not see or other construction. It's like a paradise still not destroyed by man.
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  • July 27, 2017
    Route to waterfall is very scenic.It is about 500 meters to the entrance and the battery operated car is to be provided for the aged and people who have trouble walking.95% of the passengers seen duri...  more »

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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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