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Pykara Lake

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Address: | 37 kms from Ooty, Ooty, India
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Pykara is a beautiful lake about 20 km from Ooty. The drive is through greenery with Eucalyptus and Pine trees along the narrow road. Once at the lake you have the options of 8... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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Navi Mumbai, India
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pykara is a beautiful lake about 20 km from Ooty. The drive is through greenery with Eucalyptus and Pine trees along the narrow road. Once at the lake you have the options of 8 / 10 seater boat or a speedboat. An 8 seater costs INR 750.00 for a 20 minute boat ride. We shared with other families. The place... More 

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Kolkata, India
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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.

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Mumbai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Was here to have some fun boating and was not disappointed. Very scenic and well maintained. Can get quite crowded on weekends.

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Thank nbhagchandani
Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful place to visit. Clean and well maintained boat club. Boat ride is amazing. One of the best point in Ooty.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must see lake. the water is so pure and boating facility is also available. Definitely one will not regret visiting this place.

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Thank anup4002
Amritsar, India
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58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You don't need to come this far to boat in a lake, which is all this place can offer. View is ordinary, safety measures are ignored. All in all, it did not impress me at all.

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Gwalior, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There are many lakes around Ooty. This is one of the best. The view is just amazing and it is a very isolated and serene place. There is forest all around and the lake is huge. It has bends and sinews and the boat ride takes you deep inside. It is so pristine and isolated that the silence will reverberate... More 

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Bengaluru, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is around 22 kms from ooty town on Mysore-ooty highway, which is awesome for driving, you'll love it plus on the way you can visit chocolate museum and shooting point. Rent a boat at pykara at 850 for 8 seaters.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

There was no much water flow in the lake when I visited there. There is entrance fee to the lake and there is board at the entrance showing pykara water falls... there is no Water falls ... only little water flows down. You have to walk much to reach this place.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would rate this place exceptionally high..wonderful and beautiful lake around 25 km from ooty in between mountain and covered by lush green forest...serene, beautiful and a must boat ride..though little expensive but boat ride is worth every penny

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