Upper Bhavani Lake, Ooty (Udhagamandalam)

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#6 of 19 in Nature in Ooty (Udhagamandalam)
A huge body of blue water surrounded by rust-colored hills, Upper Bhavani Lake offers an escape into the nature some 90 minutes from Ooty. Giant squirrels, jungle cats, wild dogs, and jackals live in the area, which gets more than its share of annual rainfall and remains dominated by wattle plantations and montane forests. Guesthouses provide overnight stays for visitors coming here to hike, walk, or photograph the lake's big dam. Plan to visit Upper Bhavani Lake and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions using our Ooty (Udhagamandalam) attractions planning site .
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  • This place is so beautiful that I am unable to describe. It is a perfect tourist spot and I loved it.  more »
  • This should be why you should visit Ooty not for crowded busy street hill town. Go to Avalanche Forest Reserve sharp at 9:30 AM, buy tickets for a forest bus that will take you to a forest drive. Priv...  more »
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