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Emerald Lake

Emerald Village | Nilgiris, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Hidden Gem But Not Easily Accessible

Emerald Lake is about 18 km far from Ooty but not easily accessible. Lake is very pretty. Keep... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Mehsana, India

There is a road bridge near Avalanchi, on one side the green water of Emerald lake,on the other the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Durgapur, India
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Emerald Village | Nilgiris, Ooty (Udhagamandalam), India
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Reviewed yesterday

Emerald Lake is about 18 km far from Ooty but not easily accessible. Lake is very pretty. Keep enough food and drinking water with you if you are planning to attend it. We did not visit due to lack of time and its complexity in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

There is a road bridge near Avalanchi, on one side the green water of Emerald lake,on the other the blue Avalanche lake..You can go down to both the water bodies.Not a single soul is nearby. Close your eyes and relax. This is a God-gifted place.Green...More

Thank ghosal_rg
Reviewed 12 December 2017

Loved this place, even amid the crowd, so close to nature, felt blissful. Visit during early morning for a calm surrounding!

1  Thank Madhurima C
Reviewed 9 December 2017

This lake is about 18 km away from Ooty, on the same road which goes to Avalanche Lake. You have to have your own transport or hire a cab to visit this lake. You have to take a right turn towards the Emerald Dam but...More

2  Thank EkMusafir
Reviewed 3 December 2017

One should visit this place if you want to have some peaceful time out from the busy city life. Good views of natural lake.One should have your own or hired conveyance to reach this place.It is about 20 kms from Ooty town,

3  Thank KulwantSingh
Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is one of the best tourist picnic spots. You can enjoy a days' stay here along with your own food packages because no hotels nearby. It is a place to go with family and kids. There is no boating facility. It is only a...More

Thank amit12300
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Its a good view point and spending some time will take your breath off . Very good place to relax and spend time .

Thank SamJose
Reviewed 28 October 2017

A nice lake that is worth a visit, but for me it is essential that rubbish is cleared up from the main entry point. A quiet location without too many visitors.

Thank Jim B
Reviewed 30 September 2017

This lake is on the way to Avalanche Lake but the way to reach lake is little difficult as you have to walk down for 10 minutes. Overall there are good views but you can find the same views at lake Avalanche as well.

Thank Gaurav T
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Travelled with all those romantic pictures as I read in the reviews but to my horror didn't match it at all. Couldn't even get to the water.

1  Thank jacobt517
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hello iyer h
27 August 2017|
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Response from rohansapare | Reviewed this property |
only our vehicles.
26 April 2017|
Response from Bakpakker | Reviewed this property |
Yes, if you are a nature lover.
Tarun S
19 March 2017|
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Response from Bakpakker | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty safe. If you're relying on Google map, make sure you added Fern Hill train station in the suggested route. Else, you may end up driving through some crazy narrow lanes which are steep as well - I'm the... More