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Pykara Lake in Ooty

A serene destination to spend the day at in Ooty
Pykara Lake In Ooty

Rated 4.2/5 (based on 166 reviews)

About Pykara Lake in Ooty

Pykara Lake is a popular destination in Ooty for locals and tourists alike. Located a few kilometers away from the city center, this place is also the location for Pykara Falls. The Pykara waterfalls is actually the location for a man-made dam, which forms a huge lake. The end of the lake is where the water falls from a great height creating a beautiful waterfall that leaves people in awe of the forces of nature. People spend a couple of hours here, preferably towards early morning or late evening to really enjoy the place, and the activities that abound here, from bird-watching and exploring nature trails to boating and sampling local dishes at the canteen.

Pykara Lake Ooty is a place where people come to relax, enjoy picnics with their friends and families and feel at one with nature. When here, don’t forget to indulge in a bout of Pykara Lake boating. The Pykara Falls distance from Ooty is around 23 kms, and can be reached within an hour from the city center. When traveling in this gorgeous hill station, and covering all attractions, make sure to include the Pykara waterfalls in Ooty in your itinerary. Imagine waking up to misty mornings, with the lake shimmering and inviting as the sun rays fall on it. Thankfully, one can stay near the Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls in Ooty, since there are several guest houses and resorts nearby. The scenic beauty of the place is definitely worth a stay.


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How long does the boating last for at Pykara Lake?

The boating, with one time charges, can last for 30 minutes. It can be extended by paying more.

Are there any shops nearby for food and beverages at Pykara Lake?

There is a cafeteria within the premises of the lake.

Would it be possible to make online bookings at the guest house at Pykara Lake?

Online booking is possible for all the resorts nearby, as well as the government guest house.