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Emerald Lake

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Address: Emerald Village | Nilgiris, Ooty, India

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Emerald Lake is on the way between Ooty and Avalanche. This place is free from crowd and you can really enjoy the beautiful nature. This place was very cloudy. Weather was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Srinivasan S
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Emerald Lake is on the way between Ooty and Avalanche. This place is free from crowd and you can really enjoy the beautiful nature. This place was very cloudy. Weather was excellent. There were very many trees. Views of the mountain from this place was really mind blowing. I will definitely visit this place every time I go to Ooty.... More 

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Hubli-Dharwad, India
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69 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

So far this is the best lake in Ooty. It's best for couples. You can enjoy as much as you want. It's not overcrowded. And um the lake is very huge.

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Thank Rohan S
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

This is around half an hour drive from ooty and we though to give it a try. Have to tell you that it is not an easy place to find. The roads are not good and after a point where we reach a dam, it seems like road ends. However, if we travel ahead of this dam road, there lies... More 

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2 Thank Shilpa h
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Its really awesome.We haven't expected this much beauty here.Nice place to visit. Me and my frnd went by bike.

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3 Thank Senthil K
Bikaner, India
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Water is low at the time we have visited. Crowd in very low; Many time you will found yourself alone with no one around.

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Thank Himanshu O
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Not much water these days due to draught in Tamil Nadu. But you can drive few kilometers north of the lake till the powerhouse to get better views of lake and vistas around

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Thank AnanthTE
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27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 February 2017

The lake and the surrounding looks very good, had there been water, it would be real good. Though it would be good to see just after monsoon.

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Thank ps_selvakumar
Bengaluru, India
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 January 2017

just saw it on the way and it looked very beautifull. went on jan 17th, have to check it out after rains, may be it will look even more beutifull

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1 Thank MudassirShariff
Jaipur, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

While going from Ooty to Coimbatore, please take route via Emerald, Avalanche, Pilloor dam. It's a beautiful journey with minimum traffic. Many times you will be alone with no one around, except some wild animals. You may sight elephants also. There are some places which allow fishing in Emerald/Avalanche lake. I am yet to try those places. This will make... More 

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Thank agarwalridhi
Bengaluru, India
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 January 2017

Excellent views, many view points all over the roads around, just choose your spot as you go. Don't worry too much about Google Map showing this or that, just download the offline area in advance and don't blindly follow the Navigation Instructions rather choose from the position you are in. Pure Nature, no cranky noisy crowd. PLASTIC LOVERS - KEEP... More 

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