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Pykara Lake and Pykara Falls

Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India
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Amazing lake , falls are good but water is less

Lake is amazing , clean and huge . Surrounding view is very good . Shouldn't be missed to see this... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
rohit_b37
,
lucknow
via mobile
Amazing scenic beauty

The pykara falls was a big let down. there was no water due to lack of rainfall. But the pykara... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Pratik0187
,
Kolkata, India
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Near Mudumalai, Ooty, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lake is amazing , clean and huge . Surrounding view is very good . Shouldn't be missed to see this one and one should definitely do boating here . Falls are good however the water level is very less at the falls .

Thank rohit_b37
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pykara falls was a big let down. there was no water due to lack of rainfall. But the pykara lake was a big hit. The boating experience is amazing. try to reach the place early maybe within 10 in the morning. Coz afterwards there...More

Thank Pratik0187
Reviewed 16 May 2017

They have maintained the lake nicely & kept it Clean. nice views from the Mountains. Speed boating was very good experience.

Thank Ankit J
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Lake is really nicely surrounded by natural beauty. Clean water. Well managed boat house. But unless you do boating, you will not be allowed to go near the water. The waterfall is not so good. Not even well managed....I will say not worth to go...More

Thank AzadAjay
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

There was barely any water in Pykara. Once we got down from our vehicle one of the shopkeeper told it's not worth walking for another kilometer. Though we didn't listen to her and took a Golfcart, available at 5/- per person. Once we reached there...More

Thank Sudip N
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Its a wonderful place to visit especially during the rainy season as there will be plenty of water to see and enjoy. The boat ride in the lake is good but during peak seasons we have wait a quite long time to get the tickets...More

Thank ganeshpkumar
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Absolutely stunning locale, wonderful boating facilities and majestic falls...the boat house is situated @2kms away from the falls...much more enjoyable than ooty lake

Thank umang166
Reviewed 10 May 2017

We went to both. Both are nice. If there is one place you would visit, we suggest Pykara Falls. Here is why. Its dry season, and the water level at the Lake was probably 5-10 feet below its high water mark. But boating was on...More

Thank Subhrajit B
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

It's small water fall but it's wide and beautiful.one has to walk almost 1 Kms from road to reach the spot.

Thank IragoudaPatil
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

A present there's not much of water fall, if there's more rains on top , we can enjoy the falls, only 2 batter cars are operating and not sufficient for the crowd, at present not much of water

Thank krish862
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vasuvenkat
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
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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
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Nandagopal S
pls tell me the water level of pykara lake as of now.
7 October 2016|
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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
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