Emerald Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

#8 of 14 in Nature in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
Explore the peaceful natural environment at Emerald Lake, a regionally renowned sightseeing and picnic spot with a wealth of wildlife. The lake lies surrounded by a mountainous landscape replete with tea plantations. From the onsite nature resort, you can embark on hiking and bird-watching tours, do some fishing, or enjoy mountain biking. Bring along binoculars to spot the lake's rich birdlife. Put Emerald Lake at the forefront of your travel plans using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) trip planner.
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  • They provide boat tours both speed and pontoon. It was wonderful just to sit and look at the lake. Amazing view and they have a restaurant as well.  more »
  • We started around 9 AM from Ooty and drove towards the beautiful landscape route of Avalanche. We stopped at Avalanche Road Viewpoint. From here, one gets to see a great view of the Emerald lake. We.....  more »
  • Must find time to go around the Emerald lake when you visit Ooty. It’s a pure village with innocent people with there farmlands ! No more traffics and pollution ! You get very SCENIC VIEW when you go to the high altitude to the near mountains. There is some private Resorts which can give you memorable view of the Emerald!!
  • Nice place.. perfect place for nature lovers.. looks like construction is going on and you could find food/ alcohol waste materials being dumped near to the lake.....
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