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Emerald Lake, Ooty
(4.3/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
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. Use our Ooty vacation generator to add Emerald Lake and other attractions to your Ooty vacation plans.
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  • While we had been planning going to Avalanche Dam halfway there a taxi told us the dam had been closed for maintenance. Hotels i the city apparently have no communication regarding the same! At least ...  more »
  • Drive up here: 11°19'44.7"N 76°36'51.8"E It's the coordinates of the bridge that links both the Emerald and Avalanche lakes. These are among the very few not so spoilt places across the Nilgiris. Drvi...  more »
  • While driving from Ooty, Emerald lake comes first. This place is close and ahead of Avalanche. If the water level would have been fair enough, the beauty of the lake would have been very very good. Un...  more »