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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

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Address: Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India

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Speed boating

Good ride in Pykara lake. The road from Ooty is scenic and the lake is picturesque. The speed boat for 3 costs RS 750 and is worth it. ENjoy

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 January 2017
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Good ride in Pykara lake. The road from Ooty is scenic and the lake is picturesque. The speed boat for 3 costs RS 750 and is worth it. ENjoy

Thank drgauresh
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

Boating here is expensive but its quite peaceful and scenic. Not much crowded and boating timing closes by 5:30 pm.

Thank cooldude1008
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Good lake for boating and speed boat . It is at coonur and far away from ooty. So u have spare day they try with filmi chakkar many spots

Thank darshanfrommumbai
Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

There are lot more place around and on way to pykara falls.. At the point you need to way little to reach the top of falls. and it will give you pleasant and different experience on the top view. This is my first place, where I have seen the falls on their top.. So much of big tree at the... More 

Thank Mahesh J
Chennai (Madras), India
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

Pykara falls - we were told that there was very less water; but it was very very very less! The weather was bit harsh and it was very sunny. There is a battery car offering a ride for Rs.5 one way from the parking area to the water falls. The distance is little less than a km. The entrance ticket... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Boating in the lake is awesome. Although one cannot access the waterfall, in full flow it may look good (In December, the water was thin).

Thank Nidhish M
Bengaluru, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Very beautiful roads, breathtaking view of tea gardens. felt like heaven. I just enjoyed my drive through this ooty gudalur road.

Thank nithyavenkat
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

Big Lake , Booting was Great . Falls was disappointing , long walk but very less water ( Dec 2016) . Lake cost was high , one disappointing factor was the counter did not have card facility nor was accepting 2000 Rs . This is very disappointing and staff were not friendly at the counter Long queues if you are... More 

Thank PrasannaPB
Kozhikode, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

This is one place in ooty where has got breath taking views. photos taken from here looks excellent. Boating is available in pykara lake, but it is expensive and its starting rate is 750 rs. Just after 1 km, it is pykara falls. It is very beautiful and has got lot of water in rainy season. I travelled on dec... More 

Thank Sajith S
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Boat ride is fun. Eat-outs are OK but costly. Never enter the children's play area. Your Wallet will plead mercy. Kids will enjoy

Thank Prassanna M

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