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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  • Best boating experience in my life. What a secenic place, but be careful about monkey when holding food items  more »
  • Nice place for boating ONLY. The approach road is very nice and a toll free of Rs. 15 per car has to be paid. We took the speed boat which can fit 3 adults. This is the longest ride and more fun than ...  more »
  • The lake is a little off the beaten path. But it is secluded and away from the crowd and that is what makes it worthwhile. Clean and emerald green water with speed and normal boating options available...  more »
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  • A very beautiful lake with a beautiful scenery. Boating is a must here and try to go on the speed boat it is an amazing thing that you must experience
  • Awesome water lake,excellent facilities. Take the speed boat 🚤 for thrilling ride. Worth Visiting and Worth every penny!!
  • It's perfect. I wish they could just let us sit there in some place nearby. The boat ride is commercialized.
  • Lake is very huge and nice. Direction sign board from main road to this place is so poorly placed that almost all visitors miss to see this. Approach road is very rough and full of pot holes. Speed boat ride is also very high. Access to reach to speed boat station for aged people is tough
  • Must go place. Road was too bad. But once you will reach there; you will be amazed. The lake is too clean and you'll definitely enjoy the speed boat ride
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