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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India
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A good walk up to the falls

To set expectations upfront, the falls are not majestic. So do not expect anything out of the world... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Bengaluru, India
Must visit

You wanna see nature in India that's the place to go to. It can get pretty crowded but there are... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sheyda M
Halifax, Canada
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Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India
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Reviewed 2 days ago

To set expectations upfront, the falls are not majestic. So do not expect anything out of the world over here. I visited during the long weekend of Ramzan. The entry ticket is just 10/- per person. They had put a board outside suggesting that due...More

Thank guruprasadhn
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

You wanna see nature in India that's the place to go to. It can get pretty crowded but there are times when there are less people or no one at all.

Thank Sheyda M
Reviewed 5 days ago

During our visit the water flow was little bit slow hence we were very unlucky. Water fall was some distance away from the lake and was an average fall.

Thank Heena S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the best place for to make a picnic.And this is a must see location place.we were so enjoyed and happy on there.

Thank jishnumj
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is about 25 Kms from Ooty & can be better reached through Car. You can combine Kamaraj sagar, shooting spot and Pykara Falls, which would take about 3 to 6 hours to cover from Ooty. When we visited Pykara falls the water flow was...More

Thank Guha Rajan M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pykara falls and lake both are awesome and very beautiful scenario places to visit in Ooty. The large and dense trees makes more best to the place boating no chance

Thank Ayyanar M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Must experience a boating trip in this vast lake and enjoy the beauty of nature have many types of boar based on your interest.

Thank tvmrajesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is serene complete with natural beauty, greenery, fresh air and no urban constructions around. 2 type of boats are available - speed boat and motor boats. Life jackets are available. Speed boats are naturally expensive compared to motor boats. If you want to...More

Thank ShaanRoy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pykara lake is really nature's wonderful gift...There u enjoy boat trip in lake for 20 mins...speed boats also available to thrill you..while on boat travels in the lake you can feel fresh air and see the lush green surrounded trees...Authority's should enhance the fecilities available...More

Thank senthil k
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Pykara falls area has been rebuilt in the last few years and now there is a decent walkway to reach the falls with an area for seeing / taking pics. The lake has water only after rains when the dam is opened. From the point...More

Thank Prasobh K
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
How long can I expect to spend here?
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
I have selected Coimbatore for industrial visit. What are the procedure for visiting a mechanical core company?
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
Nandagopal S
pls tell me the water level of pykara lake as of now.
7 October 2016|
Response from TravellingReddy | Reviewed this property |
I have been there 3 weeks back, the level has slightly come down.. probably by 10 feet or so, but you will not make much difference as its almost 70 - 90 feet deep on average.. Lots of water is there and boating is in full... More