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. To visit Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls and other attractions in Ooty (Udhagamandalam), use our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planning app .
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  • If you visit Pykara while doing sightseeing of Ooty, the trip ends with Pykara lake. It is the perfect end to a beautiful trip full of pine trees, vast grasslands and lakes.  more »
  • It's such a nice photo point. 20km from ooty. It's in ooty - mysore road. Name of the place is also called pykara.  more »
  • To reach pykara falls one need to walk for a kilometer or there is a couple of battery operated vehicles running which will charge you 10 rupees per trip per ticket. And it is not a true falls but rat...  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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