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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

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Address: Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India

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Pykara is around 20 kms from Ooty. You can see many places in between. We went to Pykara falls first and then to Pykara lake. You have to walk little bit to get to the... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

No word is sufficient to describe such beauty of nature. One can just look at the flowing water for a long time to enjoy the beauty.

1 Thank santpur
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Must see place in Ooty. Both lake and falls are must see. The roar of the falls is audible from quite some distance. The lake is pristine and water is so clear one can see through the bottom. Contrast it with the Ooty lake which is dirty. Boating facility is available and boatman will show the people around the lake.... More 

Thank anup4002
Bengaluru, India
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We visited pykara falls in Dec 2016 on our way back to bangalore. This place was like a hidden gem. Even though there was very less water during our visit, we just loved the location and overall scenery. Must visit place.

Thank Protozoa
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Maybe March is not a good season to visit pykara falls, there is no water fall, In the evening they open the dam, you can see the water fall in the evening but not much water

1 Thank Kiran r
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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60 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Abundance of natural beauty and forests and lake....The waterfall itself is nothing exceptional but what is is the natural pristine beauty surrounding it - as if you are transported to many ages ago.....had to fend off a big monkey at the falls so be careful....do not carry any small bag in your hand if possible..it is quite a distance to... More 

Thank HwenTsang
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47 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Pykara is around 20 kms from Ooty. You can see many places in between. We went to Pykara falls first and then to Pykara lake. You have to walk little bit to get to the waterfalls. Don't expect too much from falls. Overall experience was good.

Thank india_travel_hyd
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

Pykara boat house is the best place to visit in ooty. Don't miss to take boat ride in pykara lake. We can enjoy a lot during boat ride.

Thank Pramod K
Kochi (Cochin), India
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751 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 310 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017

After covering several attractions on Ooty - Gudalur Road, Pykara lake & Pykara Falls are about 30 Kms from Ooty. The lake is surrounded by forest on both sides and the area is a regular shooting location of South Indian movies. If we want to indulge in boating - speedboats & motorboats are available for rent, a restaurant and guest... More 

Thank Jojijoseph2005
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

We went in February and there was not enough water in dam. So they don't release much water and hence water in Pykara fall was very less so not quite attractive. So probably after monsoon only you can enjoy the Pykara fall. Pykara lake is very nice and we enjoyed boating there. They will take a ride of 8 -... More 

Thank Prakash chandra G
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Better lake than Ooty lake, awesome pine Forrest, horse riding, but no boating facility, full of natural beauty

Thank Bhaskar B

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