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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

Near Mudumalai, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Pykara falls

One more attraction of Ooty, which is located 24 kms away from city. A ride on speed boat will give... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Anand N
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Perfect place

If you visit Pykara while doing sightseeing of Ooty, the trip ends with Pykara lake. It is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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“pykara lake” (122 reviews)
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Near Mudumalai, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

One more attraction of Ooty, which is located 24 kms away from city. A ride on speed boat will give much needed thrill. This spot became famous after film shoot. A small eatery offers fast food items, better to carry your own stuff or head...More

Thank Anand N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you visit Pykara while doing sightseeing of Ooty, the trip ends with Pykara lake. It is the perfect end to a beautiful trip full of pine trees, vast grasslands and lakes.

Thank amit12300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It's such a nice photo point. 20km from ooty. It's in ooty - mysore road. Name of the place is also called pykara.

Thank jinudev
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To reach pykara falls one need to walk for a kilometer or there is a couple of battery operated vehicles running which will charge you 10 rupees per trip per ticket. And it is not a true falls but rather water flowing through slope area....More

Thank kgt7
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lake n falls area is very picturesque and most importantly, is being well maintained. The boating arrangements are good and a boat ride will leave you with loads of photos in your cam. The falls are treat to the eyes but only if the...More

Thank ck_194b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

enjoyable for an hour. nice arrangement of electric rickshaws to facilitate the tourists (@ Rs 10/ head)

Thank ziniatalks
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Awesome views of hills around the lake . Lake itself is very beautiful . Speed boat ride is worth a try.

Thank GauravGarg77
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The waterfalls are not very high, but nature is there in all its glory. huge mountains and trees all around. After a long trek, one reaches these waterfalls. We manged to capture a video of the waterfalls.

Thank RitaKakkar
Reviewed 6 October 2017

It's about a 45 minute drive from Ooty through horribly maintained roads. But the lake itself is close to pristine and beautiful. We went on a Friday. So it was just us on the lake. It was good to have no one else there. The...More

1  Thank imranmu
Reviewed 4 October 2017

A huge and gorgeous lake at the midst of the mountain ranges worth the visit. Only the way to the Pykara boat house involved uneven and dangerous road and also too much traffic congestion. However this varies from season to season based on the tourist...More

Thank Sudeb K
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21 July 2017|
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Response from IragoudaPatil | Reviewed this property |
it's view point you can't swim
24 May 2017|
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Response from Pratik0187 | Reviewed this property |
At Pykara Lake you can spend time as long as you want. For boating you have to buy tickets which usually takes 5-10 mins. Then you have to stand in a queue which depends on the rush. Usually it is about another 20 mins... More
Balaji B
6 January 2017|
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Response from Sajith S | Reviewed this property |
Dont you think you have posted ur question in a incorrect forum